Press releases

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AAT supports the Government's social mobility Business Compact

More than 100 of the biggest hitters in British business have signed the Government’s Business Compact and are opening their doors to people from all walks of life, ending the ‘who you know, not what you know’ culture, the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, will announce today.

AAT appoints new Director of Education

Suzie Webb, formerly Managing Director of the National Extension College at LSN (Learning and Skills Network) has been appointed the new Director of Education for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

HMRC discusses service delivery with key stakeholders

On 7 September HMRC’s Chairman Mike Clasper hosted a meeting at 100 Parliament Street to discuss HMRC service delivery.

Launch of intensive apprenticeship

A unique initiative to offer young people a full professional apprenticeship in just 14-months has been approved by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

Professional study: a new approach

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) have come together to launch a flexible part-time programme designed to widen participation in higher education.

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.