CIMA: Exam Success Booster Days

July 16, 2018

  The CIMA Exam Success Booster Day  in London is the perfect way to reinforce your knowledge and strengthen your exam technique through question practice. Your tutor will review the trickier areas of the syllabus before setting relevant questions for you to complete under exam conditions. Your tutor will debrief the questions you get wrong […]

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 […]

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 […]

What to do when you’re lacking confidence

May 15, 2018

I received an email recently from a student who has just started her CIMA studies, saying that she is finding things difficult and lacks confidence. I have received countless emails like this over my 20 years of training accountancy students and i’m used to trying to reassure students about how to approach their exams successfully. […]

CIMA students-Avoid the four-week fall-off!

Some students believe that once their study course is finished, the longer they wait before sitting an exam, the higher their mark will be, and the better chance of passing they will have. This is only true to a point! It is certainly important that students give themselves enough time to complete their final question […]

How to find more hours in the day…

April 18, 2018

I thought that would get your attention! For most of us, professional exams are the first time that we are working, studying and attempting to have some sort of social life and remind our friends that we exist.   So why not run your studying alongside something else? Often we schedule in blocks of study […]