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Welcome to the IAB

At the IAB our members and students are at the heart of everything we do. We support their professional and student journeys with our flexible, Ofqual regulated qualifications, continued professional development and regular regulatory updates. We work hard to make sure our specially selected services help to develop industry relevant skills and support business growth.

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Bookkeeping Qualifications

We offer flexible qualifications relevant for businesses run from the kitchen table all the way through to the boardroom.

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Payroll Qualifications

As a payroll professional updates and training are critical to your personal development. IAB qualifications will help your career develop and thrive.

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Finance Qualifications

We provide a portfolio of advanced qualifications that will put you at the top of you profession and give you the ability to offer additional services to your clients and help your career thrive.

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Membership

We offer differing levels of membership from Student to Fellow dependant on your qualifications and experience and the level of support you need.

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Our commitment to you

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Flexible qualifications

Our qualifications will work around your life and work commitments. Whether you prefer learning online, in college or through self study, IAB qualifications can cater for your needs.

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Professional training

Developed for finance professionals by finance professionals our qualifications and CPD are regularly updated to ensure they meet the highest standards and are always industry relevant.

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Ofqual regulated

IAB qualifications fully meet the requirements of Ofqual regulation which means once qualified your professional competence will always be recognised.

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Student and member support

Through online and telephone access to IAB staff and dedicated areas on our website offering additional regulatory information and a suite of services and support.

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Grow your business

Our professional members are listed on our find a bookkeeper service and have access to continued professional development and seminars that support the growth of their businesses.

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Achieve your ambitions

IAB qualifications are all Ofqual regulated and provide a clear, professional recognised career pathway and with the support of IAB membership behind you we provide you with all of the tools you need to achieve your ambitions.

Find out how you can develop your career or business with the IAB

Call: +44 (0)1732 897750 or email: mail@iab.org.uk

Interested in becoming a new IAB Accredited Centre?

We strive to create new opportunities for people who want to develop their knowledge and build a career in the finance industry. Get in touch if you are interested in adding IAB qualifications to your portfolio and develop the next generation of finance professionals.

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Upcoming Events

IFA Birmingham Financial reporting workshop

This workshop has been arranged by The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA). An essential workshop for proprietors of practices. It will ensure that you have not misinterpreted the requirements of either the small or micro regimes. Whilst charities and LLPs will be mentioned the course will focus on the financial report requirements for companies. The workshop will cover the following

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IFA Manchester Financial reporting workshop

This workshop has been arranged by The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA). An essential workshop for proprietors of practices. It will ensure that you have not misinterpreted the requirements of either the small or micro regimes. Whilst charities and LLPs will be mentioned the course will focus on the financial report requirements for companies. The workshop will cover the following

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Bookkeepers Coffee Club – Stafford

The Bookkeepers Alliance have arranged a series of Bookkeepers Coffee Club Meetings. IAB members are invited to attend these meetings which are informal gatherings of bookkeepers and they provide an excellent opportunity for networking. You don’t need to pay to attend, and will just need to pay for any refreshments you have. These meetings are for both employed and self-employed

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Bookkeepers Coffee Club – Telford

The Bookkeepers Alliance have arranged a series of Bookkeepers Coffee Club Meetings. IAB members are invited to attend these meetings which are informal gatherings of bookkeepers and they provide an excellent opportunity for networking. You don’t need to pay to attend, and will just need to pay for any refreshments you have. These meetings are for both employed and self-employed

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Webinar: Cybersecurity in the GDPR era

We have teamed up with SmartVault to bring you this free webinar where you will learn 3 key ways to protect yourself and your clients from cyber criminals. Date and Time: Friday 30th November at 1pm.   As we continue to work more collaboratively in the cloud, cybersecurity is a growing concern for those entrusted with sensitive financial information. As a

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Budget and Year Review Conference

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) final Conference of the year culminates in a session on Employment Law, presented by John Eardly. John will provide an update on the changes that have taken place during 2018. Michael Collins will then lead the afternoon session, looking at the recent reforms in the Irish Tax system, including policies announced in the 2019 Budget. To view the

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IAB UK & International Business & Skills Awards 2018

The 2018 UK & International Business & Skills Awards will be taking place at the House of Commons on Thursday 6th December. The winners will be honoured during a prestigious drinks reception ceremony celebrating the achievements of a host of highly accomplished IAB members and industry professionals. For further information about the awards please visit: https://www.iab.org.uk/awards.

IFA Ipswich Branch Meeting and Christmas Dinner

IAB members are welcome to attend IFA branch meetings. Further details can be found below: Update on entrepreneurs’ relief The talk will provide an opportunity for delegates to refresh their knowledge of the entrepreneurs’ relief (ER) rules which impact small businesses and their exit strategies. The main part of the presentation will cover material disposals of shares so will be

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Accountex

ACCOUNTEX is Europe’s largest annual business event where the accountancy and finance profession come together to shape the future of this rapidly evolving industry! It is essential that bookkeepers equip their businesses with the most up-to-date tools and technology as the industry continues to embrace the digital revolution. Why a visit to Accountex is a must: FREE to attend if

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