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Latest figures continue to show a decline in new apprenticeships

Mark Farrar, AAT Chief Executive, responds to the latest new apprenticeship figures.

Entries now open for AAT Professional Member Awards 2018

AAT is calling on its members to submit entries for the AAT Professional Member Awards 2018, recognising and celebrating success across AAT membership.

Dean provides Chelsea FC's 100th AAT success

Dean Houlahan has become the latest Chelsea FC Foundation participant to gain his AAT Introductory Award in Accounting, the hundredth to achieve it.

School leavers say careers advice remains ‘insufficient’ despite Government commitments

An AAT survey published today reveals one in two students leaving secondary education in 2018 do not feel they receive enough careers advice.
 

AAT CEO joins peers in supporting members to adopt climate-related financial disclosures

AAT CEO Mark Farrar and other accounting body chiefs are supporting the recommendations of the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

How to remove the barriers companies face to hiring apprentices

How are more companies going to engage with apprenticeships for the benefit of their own organisation and for social mobility in the UK?

How businesses can engage more with apprenticeship schemes: a white paper from AAT

"A kid in a school, without preparation, becomes a kid in an office. Apprenticeships can literally change the lives of young people and give them work-ready skills."

Pete Ward, Operations Manager, Leadership Through Sport & Business

On Thursday 12 October 2017, AAT invited a group of stakeholders, across a number of different industries, to a breakfast roundtable event to discuss how businesses of all sizes could improve engagement with apprenticeship schemes in order to help social mobility in the UK.

Botswana achievement ceremony attracts 250 guests to Gaborone International Convention Centre

AAT has celebrated the achievements of individuals studying qualifications in Botswana who have reached landmarks in their career this year.

Finance Bill 2017-19: AAT’s Brian Palmer comments on further steps towards Making Tax Digital

The Finance Bill 2017-19, set to become the Finance Act 2018, had its second reading in Parliament yesterday. The Bill is providing further clarity and detail around Making Tax Digital (MTD) reporting, set to impact on businesses with a turnover greater than the VAT threshold initially for VAT purposes only from 2019, before businesses are asked to keep digital records for other taxes from 2020 onwards.