• 22 per cent of SME owners say initial response to Brexit has been positive for their business; 18 per cent have experienced a negative reaction
• 40 per cent say they are optimistic that Brexit will ultimately be a success; 36 per cent are pessimistic
• 28 per cent of SME owners feel no current leading political figure will act in their business’ interests
Licensed members of AAT have reported that the future for the accounting profession is bright despite fears over the rise in automation.
After what started off as a nailed-on-certainty for the Conservatives, an election that was Theresa May’s for the taking, we have watched the gap between the two main parties inexorably narrow in recent weeks.
But, now that we know that the outcome has kept the Conservatives in power, albeit propped up by the DUP, what does the post-election tax-landscape look like?
Everything is up for grabs
AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) today confirmed that it has been approved as the latest member of the Association of Professional Political Consultants (APPC).
AAT is the first accountancy body to be accepted as a member of the APPC and the first Awarding Organisation, too.
The APPC is the regulatory and representative body for professional political practitioners. Its main role is to ensure the highest standards of honesty, integrity and professionalism amongst its members.
AAT supports AAG's response to Treasury consultations on draft Money Laundering Regulations and the anti-money laundering supervisory regime.
Ever since the Prime Minister called the upcoming General Election, it was to be expected that there would be a delay to the Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative.
AAT comments on the House of Lords Select Committee report The Draft Finance Bill: Making Tax Digital for Business.
AAT's tax policy advisor and director of education and development have commented on the Spring 2017 Budget delivered today by the Chancellor.
This year’s International Women’s Day comes after a year in which gender inequality in the workplace has come under the spotlight more regularly than ever before.
Half of school students aged 16–18 say they will consider an apprenticeship after leaving school as their route into employment, according to a new report commissioned by AAT.