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The IAB is the ONLY dedicated bookkeeping association in the world appointed by the UK Parliament AND Recognised to award Ofqual regulated qualifications

Welcome to the IAB

Build a bookkeeping career that counts

Bookkeeping skills are the bedrock of micro businesses today. They:

  • Enhance job prospects
  • Help business owners thrive
  • Open doors to new opportunities

Whether you are a start-up, need a career change or want to study for your future, the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) offers a ‘best for business’ choice and selection of bookkeeping courses to help you train to be a bookkeeper.

The IAB is the leading awarding and supervisory body for professional bookkeepers in the UK.

Celebrating 40 years of empowering people across the globe, it’s a not-for-profit organisation which promotes the professional status of bookkeepers.

Respected worldwide, the IAB:

  • Offers extensive financial IAB qualifications – accredited by Ofqual
  • Supports thousands of members helping them to reach new bookkeeping career heights
  • Has paved the way for new bookkeeping apprenticeships and mentoring initiatives

To find out more about bookkeeping courses, bookkeeping and payroll qualifications and how you can train to be a bookkeeper, get in touch here.

Regulated by
Ofqual

Government Approved

Over 40 years experience

Over 10,000 members worldwide

150,000+ financial qualifications awarded

International recognition

Upcoming Events

AIA Tax Update Seminar – London

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) has arranged a Tax Update seminar. The yearly ‘tax calendar’ has recently changed, with a new Budget cycle, automation of some aspects of tax compliance, and developments in data protection rules. New timings for tax will be discussed, as well as some potential pitfalls. There will be an overview of key developments in the

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IAB London 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 VAT update and general overview To view the full programme please click here. How to book: To download the

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AIA Tax Update Seminar – Manchester

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) has arranged a Tax Update seminar. The yearly ‘tax calendar’ has recently changed, with a new Budget cycle, automation of some aspects of tax compliance, and developments in data protection rules. New timings for tax will be discussed, as well as some potential pitfalls. There will be an overview of key developments in the

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HMRC Talking Points – Class 1A NICs – Getting it right first time

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Class 1A NICs – Getting it right first time: This webinar will look at P11D(b)s, the common mistakes and what you can do to help HMRC process them in a timely manner to help you avoid receiving a penalty. Fr‌id‌ay 25 M‌a‌y – midday to 1p‌m: Register now If

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The Bookkeepers Conference 2018

Join The Bookkeepers Alliance for their fourth annual conference of bookkeepers from across the professional bodies. Monday 11th June 2018 is another chance to keep up to date with the changes in the profession and meet like minded people. For further information or to book please see: https://www.bookkeepersalliance.co.uk/bookkeepers-conference/.

AIA AML and Audit Conference

The Association of International Accountants (AIA) has arranged an AML and Audit Conference. This conference will provide accountants in practice with an update on important matters concerning Audit Exemptions and the implementation of the 4th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The knowledgeable speakers will cover current issues, legal updates and upcoming legislative changes which will impact practising accountants in their day to day business activities.

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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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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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Whether you are a start-up, need a career change or want to study for your future, the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) offers the ‘best for business’ choice and a selection of bookkeeping and payroll courses and Ofqual certified qualifications to help you train to be a bookkeeper or payroll professional.

The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) is the leading awarding and supervisory body for professional bookkeepers in the UK.

Celebrating 40 years of empowering people across the globe, it’s a not-for-profit organisation which promotes the professional status of bookkeepers.