Pass your exams with First Intuition

September 17, 2018

There is a well-known saying “Fail to prepare…..prepare to fail” and this really hits home with me as I think preparation is key to passing your AAT exams. Here at First intuition, a lot of thought and work has been put into creating a brilliant structure, designed to help you get the absolute best out […]

Basic Maths

August 10, 2018

  I was in class the other day and we were calculating the total cost of 10 units that had a purchase price of £5 each. At least half of my class picked up their calculators! After mocking them mercilessly for five minutes I reminded them that as wannabe accountants who would be spending their […]

First Intuition don’t just prepare you for your exams

August 2, 2018

Our impact on your career possibilities in finance go far deeper than that! Katarina Collins completed AAT with First Intuition over a year ago, but when she found herself in a challenging interview situation recently, she realised how well her FI resources had ingrained the knowledge she needed. Hi Nick, I hope you are well. […]

Meet Jodie Taylor – an apprentice studying with First Intuition Chelmsford

At First Intuition, we not only offer our students the chance to study to become a fully qualified Accountant, we also offer many people the opportunity to learn whilst they are working. Many of our students already work in industry and some receive help from their employees whilst other fund their own courses. Those that […]

Meet Cui French – One of the first ever students to study with First Intuition Chelmsford!

July 26, 2018

First Intuition have now been in Chelmsford for over seven years and in that time, we’ve welcomed hundreds of students through our doors, helping them to find and achieve their accountancy qualifications. In the early days, we were lucky to have Cui, as one of our first ever students and she studied with us for […]

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 […]