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 […]

A day in the life of an Accounting Apprentice

July 9, 2018

A day in the life of Jenny… 20% off the job training requirement Apprentices are required to spend 20% of their time dedicated to learning.  First Intuition provide the technical courses to enable students to develop their knowledge, skills & behaviours and these contribute towards the 20% requirement.  However, apprentices will undertake a lot of […]

An insight into the modern student

June 19, 2018

Education is changing, and the way that students find and absorb knowledge is very different to a decade or two ago. Students are increasingly ‘multi-modal’, using a variety of different media to learn from; traditional textbooks and notes are still found useful, but often supported with online lectures, interactive assessments and even games Students don’t […]

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 […]

Institute Q&A: 5 things we learned

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 […]