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Torquay analyst scoops prestigious AAT prize

Melanie Philpott of Torquay, Devon, has won a prestigious award from AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) in recognition of her ongoing commitment to her continuing professional development in the field of accountancy.

Wiltshire accountant scoops prestigious AAT prize

Diana Cornford from Chippenham, Wiltshire has won a prestigious award from AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) in recognition of her ongoing commitment to continuing professional development in the field of accountancy.

After swotting up, it's back to washing up

Far from landing a lucrative job in banking or becoming a high powered lawyer, a fresh report identifies over half of graduates from the class of 2011 will end up in menial roles or still be out of work six months after graduation.

Tax Legislation for SMEs, are you up to date?

99.9% of businesses in the UK sit under the SME umbrella and as the job market remains bleak, its little surprise that even more people are opting to start their own business.

Latest NEETS statistics: AAT response

The latest NEETs statistics reveal we are still failing our young people.

Sophie Kennedy: apprentice case study

With university fees set to rise and graduate jobs at an all time low - bright school leavers in Sheffield are looking at alternatives to a university degree. In the case of professions such as accountancy, an apprenticeship could yield great returns.

Rebecca Cox: apprentice case study

With university fees set to rise and graduate jobs at an all time low - bright school leavers in Birmingham are looking at alternatives to a university degree. In the case of professions such as accountancy, an apprenticeship could yield great returns.

Mark Gritton: apprentice case study

With university fees set to rise and graduate jobs at an all time low - bright school leavers in Sunderland are looking at alternatives to a university degree. In the case of professions such as accountancy, an apprenticeship could yield great returns

Lewis Camello: apprentice case study

With university fees set to rise and graduate jobs at an all time low - bright school leavers in Liverpool are looking at alternatives to a university degree. In the case of professions such as accountancy, an apprenticeship could yield great returns.

Das Gakhal: apprentice case study

Das Gakhal, 19, of Leicester is just one school leaver who rejected the idea of university in favour of an accountancy apprenticeship.