ICAEW East Anglia annual dinner 2018

June 17, 2018

Gareth John, one of the Directors of the Cambridge office, was delighted to attend the recent ICAEW East Anglia annual dinner to see First Intuition students Jamie Burnham and Luke Coppen pick up awards for their recent exam results. “Students have to work extremely hard to pass their exams, and make a lot of sacrifices […]

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       […]

Maidstone 2018 Course Dates & Prices

June 10, 2018

Dates and prices for AAT, ACCA and ICAEW courses for the rest of 2018 and early 2019 are now available. Please download the relevant PDF from our main Maidstone page.  

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 […]

The future of accountancy education

June 1, 2018

The recent AAT Tutor Conference had a strong emphasis on the future of the accountancy profession, and the implications that this holds for the accountancy training industry. I was asked to sit on a panel considering the future of vocational education and the evolving learning landscape, joining Mark Dawe, CEO of the Association of Employment […]

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 […]

Institute Q&A: 5 things we learnt (part 4)

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 accountants […]

Institute Q&A: 5 things we learnt (part 3)

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 […]

Institute Q&A: 5 things we learnt (part 2)

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 accountants […]