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Developing your business and career

Guidance, ideas and articles to help you advance your career, establish a business and develop your skills.

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Skills development and career progression

Manage your portfolio career

An increasing number of people build their careers by combining several paid activities at the same time. This offers the opportunity to carry out different kinds of work, use a variety of skills or combine paid and voluntary work. A portfolio career can also give you the flexibility you need to balance work and family responsibilities. Use our guides, books, articles and links to find out more about portfolio careers as a career option.

CPD courses

Industry-leading training experts deliver engaging, insightful and practical training in an inter-active environment, which enables you with applied knowledge that has a tangible impact on business performance.

Interview bad habits

We have collected together examples of interview bad habits and solutions for you to overcome and fix them.

How do I keep myself current?

Ensuring your skills and knowledge are up-to-date is essential for any professional.

Finance in a Digital World

Finance in a Digital World is our new eLearning course produced with Deloitte that looks at how technology is driving finance transformation. Find out more!

CPD courses

Industry-leading training experts deliver engaging, insightful and practical training in an inter-active environment, which enables you with applied knowledge that has a tangible impact on business performance.

The power of networking

In today’s business world, networking is the new canvassing. If the idea of endless cold calling is enough to send you back into full time employment, the good news is that developing a network of business contacts will yield far better results in the longer term.

Successful networking tips for interims

It is generally accepted that interim providers currently fill only three out of every ten interim assignments. The single most productive means of securing assignments is through referral and recommendation. This is often called 'the hidden job market'.

Business management

Books, articles and online resources to help you start a company, secure finance, measure business performance or manage your supply chain.

Employment contracts

Dealing with employment or labour contracts is a specialist area of employment law and often a complicated one. On this page you can find articles, books and online resources providing guidance, news and background information.

Company law

Find books, articles and online resources on company law in the UK.

Self employment

Self employment

Self-employment is a choice many members take, whether it’s setting up a Practice, setting up their own business or having a number of different income streams.

Training and events

CABA guides

Take a look at CABA's library of videos, articles and guides covering your physical, emotional, career and financial wellbeing.