Henry Cooper FMAAT, the newly-elected AAT President, has reached the top through hard work and effort. Here he talks about the changing landscape in which we work, and why he thinks continuing professional development (CPD) is so important to stand out from the crowd.
AAT’s new short courses, AAT Essentials, are designed to provide core accountancy skills to business people not working in finance. They’re now available to AAT training providers.
Aimee Bateman, the AAT career coach, provides more tips for your job searching strategy. Is it OK to chase an employer after you’ve attended an interview?
Ever wondered ‘what is tax?’ Many celebrities have. And now is a good time to be asking. Only this week Jimmy Carr has been named as the largest beneficiary of a Jersey-based accountancy arrangement said to shelter £168m a year from the taxman. He’s not the first celebrity to get embroiled in a tax row, as Steven Perryman discovers.
Starting your own business can be daunting, with finding clients the first major obstacle. AAT member in practice, Psyche Coderre MAAT, says the solution to the conundrum may be closer to home than you think.
Finding a job and moving house are two of the most stressful things you can do, but what if you do them both at the same time? AAT member Caroline did just that when she relocated to the Isle of Man from Yorkshire. She shares her experience and offers tips for making a move a success.
Volunteering has never had a higher profile. As well as doing good, it can also have a positive effect on your career. Steven Perryman explains all.
To some it’s a cause for celebration, for others just an excuse for a long weekend off work. Whatever your view, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee remains an impressive six decades of public life, taking in significant social and cultural change. Steven Perryman crunches some of the numbers.