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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 bookkeeping and payroll qualifications, professional membership, 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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Find a Bookkeeper

If you’re a business owner in need of help to manage your finances search for a bookkeeper here. Every IAB member listed is qualified, professional and supervised with all the skills you need!

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Professional Membership

We offer differing levels of professional membership dependant on your qualifications and experience and the level of support you need.

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COVID-19 Status statement


COVID-19 Status statement – update 24.03.20

In response to the latest government guidance we have closed our office with immediate effect. As previously advised, having implemented our Business Continuity Plan, most members of staff are working from home. Please be assured that systems are in place to minimise disruption in our operations although, with the office closure, there will be some tasks we will not be able to perform.



We will maintain our usual office opening hours – Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00 – but will only be able to respond to email enquiries.


For membership enquiries, please email membership@iab.org.uk
For compliance enquiries, please email compliance@iab.org.uk
For awarding organisation enquiries, please email education@iab.org.uk
For general enquiries, please email mail@iab.org.uk

You will receive a response to your email within 3–5 working days.


For further information login to the Member, Centre or Student area.

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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IAB qualifications fully meet the requirements of Ofqual, QiW and CCEA, 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 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.

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

Call: +44 (0)208 187 8888 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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