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AAT responds to Lords Select Committee report on Making Tax Digital

AAT comments on the House of Lords Select Committee report The Draft Finance Bill: Making Tax Digital for Business.

Taxes and technical education under spotlight with Brexit gun set to be fired

AAT's tax policy advisor and director of education and development have commented on the Spring 2017 Budget delivered today by the Chancellor.

Progress on tackling the gender pay gap: take our quiz on International Women’s Day

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.

One in two school students considering apprenticeship as route into employment

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. 

AAT named in Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2017

Competing against 769 companies which applied to take part, the organisation features in the top 100 Best Companies list for this year.

MPs: Accountants will be in demand during Brexit process

MPs believe accountants will be increasingly in demand during the Brexit process, according to a new study commissioned by AAT and ACCA.

AAT members call for pay ratio introduction

More than 90 per cent of AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) members believe executive pay would be better controlled by the introduction of pay ratios, according to the AAT Corporate Governance Survey 2017.

Making Tax Digital: AAT comments on Government consultation responses

On 31 January 2017, the Government published a series of consultation responses relating to Making Tax Digital (MTD), the £1.3bn programme to make HMRC the most digitally advanced tax administration in the world by 2020.

MPs and accountancy bodies: Apprenticeships policy must change

Almost half of all MPs (46%) think the Government’s three million apprenticeship starts target ignores the importance of both quality and completion rates and should be modified, according to a new study commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

AAT becomes approved Apprentice Assessment Organisation

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) has been approved as an Apprentice Assessment Organisation (AAO) for the Accounting Trailblazer Apprenticeships, a Government initiative designed to give employers the opportunity to take the lead in developing apprenticeship standards to meet their needs.