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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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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 – Stamp Duty Land Tax – Higher Rates for Additional Dwellings – Back to Basics:

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Stamp Duty Land Tax – Higher Rates for Additional Dwellings – Back to Basics: Feedback for previous webinar presentations have suggested that customers would like more focus on specific areas of the Higher Rate for Additional Dwelling rules. The aim of this presentation

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HMRC Talking Points – Making Tax Digital – your Agent Services Account

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Making Tax Digital – your Agent Services Account: This webinar will provide the latest information, including the new Agent Services Account and signing clients up to Making Tax Digital. Thursday 25 July – 10am to 11am Thursday 25 July – 2pm to 3pm If

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Webinar: The guide to going virtual for bookkeepers and accountants

What does working virtually mean, and how do you navigate the world of applications to ensure you are adding value and not taking away time from your business. Learn how to transition your business over to a digital-first mindset during this 30-minute, complimentary webinar from SmartVault. How can you become a consistent, premium business? How do you ensure you are

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CIPP Annual Conference and Exhibition

Book onto the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals’ (CIPP) Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019. #BePayroll #ACE19 Taking place 2-3 October 2019 at the prestigious Celtic Manor Resort, Wales, the CIPP Annual Conference and Exhibition provides an invaluable opportunity for professionals to educate, collaborate and celebrate all things payroll, pensions and reward. Find out more and book your place today.  

IFA Birmingham Conference 2019

Early bird registrations for the Institute of Financial Accountant’s (IFA) conference are now open. The first three speakers for the conference will be Vaughn Chown of Gabelle Tax, David Oliver of Insight Marketing and Jon Martingale from Reckon. IPA Books+ breakfast demo IPA Books+ is the cloud accounting software solution available exclusively to IFA members in the UK. The move

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Women in Business Expo

Women in Business Expo is a unique launch event: a clarion call to all women looking for new opportunities in business and work.  The event is aimed at women looking for inspiration, business service and guidance. Whether you’ve got a brand new business idea, are considering a franchise business, looking to retrain, have an existing business or looking to make

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IFA Manchester Conference 2019

Early bird registrations for the Institute of Financial Accountant’s (IFA) conference are now open. The first three speakers for the conference will be Vaughn Chown of Gabelle Tax, David Oliver of Insight Marketing and Jon Martingale from Reckon. IPA Books+ breakfast demo IPA Books+ is the cloud accounting software solution available exclusively to IFA members in the UK. The move

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