Linda Fleet turned her back on working on an Asda checkout to embark on a career running her own accountancy practice. Here’s her story.
This week saw the launch of phase one of the new AAT website. Chloe Christey-French, AAT’s Web Project Manager, talks you through some of the changes – and the ones still to come.
20 February – 26 February is Student Volunteering Week. Volunteering can be a great way to gain the accounting work experience you need while contributing to your local community. Here are some ways to go about getting work experience through volunteering.
Kitchens, beds, herbs – Ceris Williams’s weekly job post of accountancy job opportunities has a distinctly homely feel this week. If these vacancies are not in your area, it may be worth checking out Ceris’s previous job posts, which cover various parts of the UK. You can also search for more accountancy roles across the [...]
Vocational training is sitting high on the news agenda thanks to National Apprenticeship Week. Jacqui Hepburn, Director of Alliance of Sector Skills Councils in Scotland, offers a glimpse of what is being done north of the border to plug the skills gap Our recent Scottish Sector Profile report looked at the profile of 24 sectors [...]
Didn’t get a ticket to this year’s Olympics? Join the club. All is not lost though as amongst the accountancy job opportunities sought out by our very own guru, Ceris Williams, is an opportunity to work at London 2012 Ceremonies.
As part of a week-long series of posts celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, Helen Bloodworth, training manager from Baker Tilly, shows you the steps and considerations you need to go through when taking on an accountancy apprentice. Understand that taking on an apprentice is a long term investment (our apprenticeship programme lasts five years). If nurtured [...]
Sophie Dobbins has been an apprentice at AAT for five months. Here she talks about her decision to apply for an apprenticeship, and describes what she has learnt already I was struggling a little with my A levels when I was at college and I’d lost motivation. I was looking for advice on other career [...]
AAT’s very own Fairy Jobmother, Ceris Williams, is back with another offering of accountancy jobs for AAT students.
Getting an apprenticeship with Rolls Royce is as competitive as trying to get into Oxbridge. At the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2012, AAT Chief Executive Jane Scott Paul asks: isn’t it time snobbery over apprenticeships was put to bed?