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Interviews, guides and features giving you fresh insights, innovative ideas and an inside look at the lives and careers of ICAEW students and members. No matter what stage you’re at in your journey with us, you’ll find content to suit you.

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What’s it like to… be an independent ICAEW CFAB student

For ICAEW CFAB student Xoliswa Elizabeth Mnyanda, the secrets of success are discipline, motivation – and the confidence to be who you are.

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10 tips for starting a new job

Whether you’re preparing for a trainee position or switching roles, employers share their top tips for making sure everything goes smoothly.

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Exam guides: the inside track on… Audit and Assurance, Financial Management and Tax Compliance

In the third of our series of guides, tutors share their insights on the exams.

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Inspiration and interviews

Industry focus: LADbible Group

LADbible Group became an ICAEW authorised training employer in 2021. Its current ACA students, Nathan Forrest and Sam Croston, share their experiences so far.

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