News and press release listing

LCCI students in Cyprus can now fast track into accountancy with AAT

AAT’s (Association of Accounting Technicians) recent launch in Cyprus now gives these students a fast track route to becoming a qualified accountant by offering exemptions to LCCI students and completers.

Have you booked your place at the AAT Annual Conference 2017?

Book your place at the AAT Annual Conference - an unmissable event for finance professionals.

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.

Public Affairs & Public Policy activities from AAT February 2017

Throughout 2017 AAT will highlight some of the Public Affairs and Public Policy activities undertaken on behalf of our membership. Below you will find some key highlights for January 2017. 

AAT signs agreement with Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

AAT has signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), allowing AAT members in Singapore to join ISCA under its affiliate pathway and access services and benefits.

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. 

AAT comments on the ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’ green paper

AAT responds to the government's Building our Industrial Strategy green paper