Social media mistakes that are costing you the job
74% of employers will look you up on social media before hiring you. So before you post another 'What kind of bread would you be?' quiz, it's time to career-proof your social accounts.
This action plan will help you along your journey, making you go from strength to strength.
You’ve got the qualifications, but suddenly it seems like everyone else does too... And when you're competing for the top accountancy and bookkeeping roles, how do you stand out?
So you’ve had the job offer, and the salary looks tempting, but is it really the job for you? We talk to experts about how to be sure before you sign the contract.
The Big Four accountancy firms are now the top cyber security hirers in the UK - get cyber security savvy today to stay ahead of the curve
It's a pivotal point in the interview, the tables are turned and you’re asked if you have any questions for the interviewer.
A competency-based interview is designed to test whether you have the specific skills that match the job, as opposed to finding out about your qualifications and experience.
You can increase your chances of getting through to a second interview by following a few simple steps.
While you may look like the ideal candidate on paper, it is essential you make a good impression in person.
The day is your chance to shine, make the most of your opportunity.
Marina Chase MAAT is Chief Financial Officer at Caribbean Airlines Ltd, the largest airline in the Caribbean. She is the first female CFO of the company. In our interview, she talks about how she decided to study for her AAT qualification because she was unable to stay on at school to complete her A levels;... Read more »
Could Finance Transformation Manager be your next career move?
Strategic management accounting used to be for large corporations - now it's going mainstream
Here’s what you need to know about a role as an Outsourcing director.
We look at the emerging role of Finance Business Partner in the modern accounting industry.
Her boss calls her a rockstar and, at 29, Poppy Vincent has carved out an award-winning career.
Here we speak to Liz Maisey, Chair of Gloucestershire AAT branch about how she has used her accountancy skills in a variety of voluntary roles.
After redundancy Katrina Borissova fought off self-doubt to start a small soap business
You can never tell where an AAT qualification will take you - or what it will lead to.
Diana Mikolajewska, MAAT, has overcome many challenges to build her accounting career.
Do you think you're right for the job, but not sure how to prove it ? Consider our tips to make you stand out to employers.
Top tips to make sure your CV doesn’t end up on the rejection pile.
Karen Young, Director at Hays Accountancy and Finance, provides expert advice on how to make sure your CV has the best chance of getting you selected for that all important first interview.
A CV featuring lots of work experience isn't the only way to put yourself in the running for your dream job.
Two months from the imports deadline, are businesses ready for CDS?
Compliance challenges are real but there are ways to unlock cross-border growth.
What are the practical challenges for accountants and finance teams?
How are UK businesses dealing with the rising costs and lead times from a double whammy of Covid-19 and Brexit?
Can the SME Brexit Support fund help clients cope with red tape?
This content is brought to you by Xero. Making Tax Digital for Income Tax (MTD for ITSA) is drawing closer and now is the time to start preparing for it, ensuring your practice is ready for the coming changes. What does Making Tax Digital for Income Tax mean for accountants and bookkeepers? As new rules... Read more »
Making Tax Digital for Income Self Assessment is two years away, but action is needed now.
As the next phase of Making Tax Digital (MTD) approaches, businesses need to make sure they’re clear on the Making Tax Digital deadlines. Here’s a summary of key dates to bear in mind.
With HMRC taking a constructive approach to enforcement the outlook is positive.
Accountants play a greater role than ever in ensuring the wellbeing of small businesses.
Repayments for Bounce Back Loans loans are due - how are businesses coping?
Including details of the NI increase, Plastic Packaging Tax and the withdrawal of gov.uk Verify.
Moving humanitarian aid to Ukraine will now be easier, thanks to new steps announced by the UK Government.
Some experts want a relaxation of the rules to help the return to the office - are they right to do so?
Omicron is raising the possibility of another lockdown, so how are businesses preparing?
AAT seeks a record number of voters to match the outstanding level of nominations for this year's Council election
Georgia Duffee has created a dynamite one-woman accountancy business by committing to continually streamlining her strategies alongside the ever-changing economic landscape.
Here are five things to implement now in order to kick-start your business and bring success post-lockdown.
After three critical reports, and the prospect of the break of the Big Four, is audit set to change?
How will accounting technology develop over the next five years? AT spoke to experts to find out.
Sarah Beale explains why AAT membership is worth the fee - and how it will develop further
Nominations are open now for elections - here are seven reasons you should put yourself forward.
Pat McFadden, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, argues the Government must act now
Sir John Redwood argues for a more strategic way of looking at tax.
Can rate rises stop long-term inflation - and at what cost to clients and businesses?
Accountants are setting themselves up as specialists - and not just in the traditional area of tax.
Running an efficient accounting practice can be difficult, but Xero can help (sponsored)
There are lots of advantages to working for yourself. You can set your own hours, choose your own clients, and decide where and how you get the job done.
How to feel confident in charging what your service is worth
Alastair Thomson is a Portfolio Financial Director and the author of How To Build A Better Business Plan, here we’ve picked his brains about why a business plan is so important and what makes a great one.