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Cross-profession training on tackling corruption announced
- 10 Mar 2023
Professionals Against Corruption is running a new series of training courses free to members of professional bodies in the accounting, legal and real estate sectors.
6 ways to nail your professional development
- 28 Feb 2023
Professional development is an essential element of your ACA training. Nicola Mower, Senior Training and CPD Manager at ICAEW, explains how to approach it.
What’s it like to… change career to accountancy
- 28 Feb 2023
Accountancy and psychology may feel like opposite ends of the career spectrum, but Abigail Hitchins has found some common ground – and plenty of transferable skills.
Social mobility needed to combat skills shortage
- 24 Feb 2023
As a firm with several locations across the UK, Menzies is acutely aware of the increasing challenges of attracting talent in a competitive market.
Skills and traits the accountancy profession needs most
- 22 Feb 2023
Having shaken off that dusty, backroom image to become front-of-house business advisers, today’s accountants also require softer skills, underpinning how integral they have become to the wider success of any company.
Examiner hints and tips: Financial Accounting and Reporting
- 15 Feb 2023
Many students choose to sit Financial Accounting and Reporting as one of the earlier Professional Level exams. Logically it’s not difficult to see why, with the module aim being “To enable you to prepare complete single entity and consolidated financial statements, and extracts from those financial statements, covering a wide range of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS® Standards)”. Here the examiners share an overview and advice.
Apprenticeships can turbocharge aspiring accountants’ careers
- 07 Feb 2023
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, ICAEW explores how the financial benefits of apprenticeships have been a big driver in their adoption, but talent-hungry businesses can use them as an effective way to address skills shortages.
View from the top: Michael Roberts
- 02 Feb 2023
Michael Roberts is CEO of 2020 Innovation, a training and support provider for accountancy firms. He tells us how he reached his career goal – owning and running his own business.
Staying on top: 10 things for your checklist
- 03 Nov 2022
Calling all ACA students. Keep your training on track and make the most of your student experience with our handy checklist.
Deborah Harris appointed new LSCA President
- 19 Oct 2022
Deborah Harris is the first Black woman to be elected President of the London Society of Chartered Accountants in its 150-year history. She tells us about her priorities for the coming year.
How should we manage the great skills shift?
- 28 Sep 2022
Amid acute requirements for upskilling and reskilling, does our skills infrastructure have what it takes to train the workforce of the future?
The lowdown on… the Ethics Learning Programme
- 01 Sep 2022
Integrated throughout our qualifications, ethics is a vital part of your training. Caroline Fox, ICAEW Ethics Moderator, explains what it involves.
How to retain talent in audit
- 27 Jul 2022
Auditors frequently struggle to hang on to their brightest talent. What should they do to boost retention rates? Firms and recruitment specialists provide some ideas.
Routes to success: the Level 7 apprenticeship
- 04 Jul 2022
Alex Collins, Senior Business Development Manager at ICAEW, explains what sets the Level 7 Accountancy Professional apprenticeship apart for students, and shares his top tips for success.
My ACA Journey: Professional Level exams
- 30 Jun 2022
Almost a year into her training journey, ACA student and audit trainee Ashwini Poopalasingham tells us how she’s finding the step up to Professional Level.
Part 1: Learn the right soft skills for career success
- 10 Jun 2022
The uncertainty of the past two years has shown the importance of soft skills. ICAEW speaks to members in Cyprus to find out which skills have been instrumental to their careers as both employees and managers.
View from the top: Michael Izza
- 08 Jun 2022
Michael Izza has been Chief Executive of ICAEW since 2006. Here he tells us about his inspirational career so far, and his vision for the future of the profession.
Five ways to nail your online training file
- 06 Jun 2022
The ACA is not all about exams: get to know your online training file and make a habit of updating it regularly, says Senior Training and CPD Manager Nicola Mower.
What’s it like to… study with dyslexia
- 09 Mar 2022
Diagnosed with dyslexia part way through her ACA training, Matilda Stevens believes her challenges have made her even more determined to succeed.
Barry Hearn: from accountant to sports supremo
- 17 Feb 2022
“I like to think I’m a Jack the lad, but I’m an anorak really,” says Barry Hearn, President of global sports promotion business Matchroom, adding that his ACA training provided the springboard to his success.
Checklist: Choosing a training provider for diversity and inclusion
- 09 Feb 2022
Training forms a central part of a company’s diversity and inclusion strategy but, without careful planning, any positive outcomes may be limited. What should organisations consider when selecting a provider?
Six ways to nail your six-monthly review
- 02 Feb 2022
Six-monthly reviews are a key part of your ACA training, so it’s important to get the most out of them. We asked Senior Training and CPD Manager Nicola Mower for her top tips.
We all have a role to play in creating an inclusive culture
- 18 Jan 2022
Chartered accountants from a wide range of backgrounds discuss how they can make a difference at work and throughout the profession.
My ACA journey
- 28 Sep 2021
A few weeks into her new job as an audit trainee, ACA student Ashwini Poopalasingham tells us about her decision to go into accountancy, and her story so far.
Maintaining an ethical and supportive culture during remote working
- 08 Sep 2021
How accountants are tackling hybrid working model dilemmas such as workforce fragmentation, on-the-job training and organisation detachment.
Why you should learn to code
- 18 May 2021
- Business and Management
Python is the computer language of choice for accountants. Kirstin Gillon explores its data-handling and statistical capabilities, and Rick Payne describes learning to code
Audit: providing a moral compass for business
- 25 Jan 2021
26 January 2021: Stephen Huyton started his career in audit before moving into business. He believes the profession should be more vocal in its role as defender of business morals.
Digital evolution: how the ACA is changing this year
- 07 Jan 2021
Some exciting developments are coming in 2021. Shaun Robertson, Director, Education and Qualifications, and Adam Birt, Head of Qualifications, Strategy and Development, talk us through them
4 tips for independent students
- 11 Sep 2020
Not all ACA students start with a training agreement, but there’s a wealth of support on offer from ICAEW for independent learners.
How virtual reality can help accountants with CPD
- 26 Aug 2020
27 August: Virtual reality has been around since the 1990s, though only in recent years has it gained real traction in both professional and consumer environments. One of the areas in which it has great potential is training and CPD. IT writer Sandra Vogel reports.
How to make lifelong learning work
- 26 Aug 2020
27 August: Kaplan’s head of learning Stuart Pedley-Smith is an accountant and trainer. Here, he shares his views about how professional bodies and training providers could make lifelong learning work.
Trainers adapt to new accounting CPD landscape
- 25 Aug 2020
26 August: COVID-19 is having a profound effect on the way training and CPD is delivered to accountants. Rachel Willcox speaks to trainers from the accountancy world about the new landscape
Business spotlight: escaping the challenges of lockdown
- 07 Aug 2020
10 August: Laura de Poitiers, financial controller of AIM-listed plc Escape Hunt, tells ICAEW Insights how the business coped through COVID, about her work in the charity sector and the benefits of ACA training.
COVID-19: how can boards protect young people’s futures?
- 20 Jul 2020
21 July: Boardrooms make some of the most influential decisions in the country – but do they reflect society and understand intergenerational challenges, which have been exacerbated by COVID-19? ICAEW’s Board Effectiveness Manager, Julia Root-Gutteridge, explores solutions.
The new normal: how to recruit and train online
- 16 Jun 2020
17 June 2020: Della Hudson explains how to hire new staff under lockdown.
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