Earlier this year, AAT set up a Regional Account Management team to provide local support to employers and training providers. Justin Kyriakou, Regional Account Manager for the North West and Yorkshire, talks about his new role and what it’s like to represent AAT in the community.
Employer attitudes towards skills and qualifications were top of the agenda at a recent round table hosted by AAT. Rob Alder, AAT’s Business Development Manager, argues that employers need to work harder to capitalise on the hidden skills young employees acquire without even realising it.
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.
The routes into a career in accountancy are more varied than ever. Amanda Meyer, Professor of Accountancy at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Scotland, argues that non-traditional routes are now more prevalent than ever before.