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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

HMRC Talking Points – Input Tax Recovery in relation to Option to Tax

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Input Tax Recovery in relation to Option to Tax: This webinar will provide a general overview of how an Option to Tax can impact input tax recovery, dispelling some of the myths. HMRC will cover belated notifications and your entitlement to claim input tax.

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Clear Books Webinar: Using MTD advisory services to win new clients

This 3-step process will help you gain a reputation as a Making Tax Digital (MTD) advisory firm Small businesses are expected to seek the advice of Accountants and Bookkeepers when MTD comes in. They will want to know; What they need to do to comply Which compliant software to use How to get any historical data into the cloud for

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HMRC Talking Points – Statutory Sick Pay

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Statutory Sick Pay: This Agents webinar will include: What needs to be considered when an employee is sick, the qualifying conditions, what happens when an employee is not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay and how to pay Statutory Sick Pay. Thu‌rsd‌ay 2‌3 Au‌gu‌st – 1‌1am to midday: Register

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HMRC Talking Points – Income from property – What’s new

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Income from property – What’s new: In this webinar HMRC will be looking at some of the recent changes to the taxation of property income that now apply to individual landlords. Including, the finance cost relief restriction and the 2017-18 cash basis rules for calculating

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HMRC Talking Points – National Minimum Wage – How to carry out the necessary checks

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. National Minimum Wage – How to carry out the necessary checks: Employers must pay the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage correctly, but despite best efforts, mistakes can sometimes be made. Follow the step-by-step approach to carrying out the necessary checks to ensure good compliance. Sign up to

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AIA Pricing and Regulation Update – London

Join the Association of International Accountants (AIA) for their second conference of the year where they will welcome AIA Council Member Gloria Murray as their keynote speaker. Gloria will talk about pricing and how it can make a dramatic difference to your business or the company you work for, in ways that you may not have thought of before. There

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AIA Pricing and Regulation Update – Manchester

Join the Association of International Accountants (AIA) for their second conference of the year where they will welcome AIA Council Member Gloria Murray as their keynote speaker. Gloria will talk about pricing and how it can make a dramatic difference to your business or the company you work for, in ways that you may not have thought of before. There

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Irish Taxation and Pensions Update

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) have arranged their third and penultimate conference of the year in Dublin. They are happy to welcome two great speakers who offer a wealth of experience in taxation and pensions, who will provide you with an excellent update and answer any questions you may have. In addition to the highly informative presentations from James

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‘Accelerate your growth’ seminar

Do you want to boost your growth? For this second Growth Booster seminar, three leading firms in Branding, Search Marketing and Legal Services will present actionable strategies to take your business to the next level. During this seminar you will learn: How to outsmart competitors by building a strong brand How to become a giant in your market with digital marketing

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IFA Birmingham Conference 2018

After the success of last year’s sold out Birmingham conference the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) will be running another full day event in 2018. They have booked a new, larger venue located in the heart of Birmingham that will accommodate for members travelling from all over the Midlands, either by train or car. Programme This year’s programme will cover

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IAB Bristol seminar

The presentations will include: An update from HMRC on Making Tax Digital Updates to the AMLCC platform – anti-money laundering compliance software and how it can help you to comply with the updated Money Laundering Regulations The cloud and new digital technologies Payroll update How to price your services and support To view the full programme please click here. How to

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IAB London seminar

The presentations will include: Automatic enrolment Payroll update Making Tax Digital Tax update How to price your services if you have your own bookkeeping practice To view the full programme please click here. How to book: You can book via the tickets section at the bottom of this page. Reasons to attend: Keep up-to-date and find out more about key legislation

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AIA VAT Update Seminar – London

With Brexit happening in April 2019, VAT accounting on EU sales and purchases will have to be changed.  However with less than 12-months to go significant uncertainty still surrounds what the new rules are going to involve.  This seminar will provide a timely update on the new rules as they stand with less than 6-months left before system changes need

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IFA Huddersfield Conference 2018

The Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) conference is coming to the north of England in 2018. They will be running a third conference this year in Huddersfield. Programme This year’s programme will cover Making Tax Digital, the latest technology trends affecting the accountancy sector, a topical Tax update, Payroll and Financial Wellbeing for you, your clients and your employees. Topic

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AIA VAT Update Seminar – Manchester

With Brexit happening in April 2019, VAT accounting on EU sales and purchases will have to be changed.  However with less than 12-months to go significant uncertainty still surrounds what the new rules are going to involve.  This seminar will provide a timely update on the new rules as they stand with less than 6-months left before system changes need

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The Business Show

Around 25,000 businesses will attend Europe’s largest business exhibition at London’s ExCeL on 14 & 15 Nov, 2018. The 40th Edition of The Business Show will boast a world-class lineup of innovative speakers, supplier exhibitors, expert-led seminars, interactive masterclasses and more. Providing everything from advice on finance and entrepreneurship to guidance on legal services and incredible networking opportunities over two

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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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