Ratios – Marmite in the world of Accountancy

July 16, 2018

Love them or hate them, if you’re planning on becoming a qualified Accountant, ratios can’t be avoided.  We know some of our students find it difficult to score well in these questions. So, to help you prepare for exam success, we’ve pulled together our tips on how to tackle them. The starting point for ratios […]

ACCA: Results are out! July 2018

    How should I plan my studies for the rest of the year?  Making the right choices for the year ahead and managing your workload can be difficult, but ACCA students now have more options than ever regarding when to study each module.There are four exam sittings a year: March, June, September and December, […]

ACCA Results Day: Good Luck from #TeamFI !

July 13, 2018

  How should I plan my studies for the rest of the year?    Making the right choices for the year ahead and managing your workload can be difficult, but ACCA students now have more options than ever regarding when to study each module.There are four exam sittings a year: March, June, September and December, […]

ACCA Strategic Business Leader – The 5 key aspects with Ian Thoroughgood

July 10, 2018

Our Tutor, Ian Thoroughgood talks through the 5 key aspects of the new ACCA strategic business leader exam.

Our first Strategic Business Leader course!

June 21, 2018

Excitement on day 1 of our first Strategic Business Leader course!   Those who know me well would describe me as having a short attention span! I love the challenge of new ideas and developing my knowledge. Today I am the first person in First Intuition to teach the new ACCA paper Strategic Business Leader. […]

What is the 20% OTJ training rule?

June 14, 2018

The 20% Off-The-Job Learning rule is one of the most talked about and hotly debated topics surrounding apprenticeships right now. In this brief post, we will share some hints and tips to help you understand and adhere to this rule. Off-The-Job (OTJ) Learning is a rule set by the ESFA which states that the apprentice […]

ACCA Strategic Business Leader

June 13, 2018

ACCA Strategic Business Leader Weekday Tuition starting soon!   ACCA Strategic Business Leader Weekday Tuition starts on Thursday 21st June in our London centre. It’s not too late to book and now is a great time to plan ahead for September exams.   What’s included:    Course materials including Course Notes and Question Bank       […]

Find your ‘Ikigai’

June 8, 2018

Find your ‘Ikigai’  and you’ll never work again… I have recently been enjoying longer commutes thanks to a well executed timetable change from my train operating company (some of that sentence may not be true!). Making good use of the time I’ve been looking back at books that inspire me. Churchill famously said ‘find a job […]

Institute Q&A: 5 things we learnt (part 5)

May 31, 2018

Institute Question Time   On 26th April, the London Accountancy Training Discussion Group (LATDG) hosted their annual “Institute Question Time” panel. The AAT (Rachel Kellett), ACCA (Catherine Edwards), CIMA (Peter Stewart) CIPFA (Nicola Campbell) ICAEW (Fiona Hodgkin) and ICAS (Joanne Lloyd-Jones) took part in a panel discussion on the hot topics currently affecting the training of […]

What are the pros & cons to the ACCA 2018 syllabus change?

May 15, 2018

How should you plan your studies? The most common questions we get asked regarding the new ACCA syllabus change are: Should I sit P1 & P3 before September 2018? Should I wait until the change and sit the new Strategic Business Leader exam? We thought it would be beneficial to list the pros & cons […]