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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 – Employers – what’s new for 2019-20?

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Employers – what’s new for 2019-20? This webinar will cover: the updates to rates, thresholds and tax codes expenses and benefits – fuel benefit charge for company cars, vans and fuel benefit the new rates for Statutory Payments National Living and National Minimum Wage

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IFA Ipswich Branch Meeting

IAB members are welcome to attend IFA branch meetings. Further details can be found below: Making Tax Digital – getting ready, being prepared and knowing your software options 3 software companies will provide members with information, hints and tips around how to be ready and prepared for MTD. In addition, each company will provide a demonstration of their software and

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HMRC Talking Points – Corporation Tax carried-forward losses – changes made in 2017

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. Corporation Tax carried-forward losses – changes made in 2017: HMRC will cover the 2017 reform of Corporation Tax carried-forward losses, with a focus on the relaxation of relief. HMRC will also talk about some administrative requirements companies may need to follow. The new rules can

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HMRC Talking Points – An overview of the Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge reporting requirements

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. An overview of the Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge reporting requirements: This webinar is designed for agents who have clients who don’t settle their disguised remuneration use and would like to know more about what will happen when the loan charge comes into effect. Friday

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HMRC Talking Points – The HMRC complaints process and how they learn from complaints to improve services for their customers

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. The HMRC complaints process and how we learn from complaints to improve services for our customers: During the webinar HMRC will focus on 3 main topics in relation to complaints handling in HMRC. Wednesday 13 March – midday to 1pm If you have any

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CIMA and Flag It Up webinar on tackling money laundering

On 14th March, 2-3pm,  CIMA and the Flag It Up campaign will be teaming up to run a free webinar aimed at helping accountancy professionals, whether they are CIMA members or not, to further understand the risks posed to them by money laundering, and looking at how they can help to disrupt this threat.  Example cases and best practice guidance

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HMRC Talking Points – An introduction to Research and Development

HMRC’s regular Talking Points meetings provide ongoing information, guidance and tips, helping you to understand tax issues. An introduction to Research and Development: This webinar gives an overview of Research and Development tax relief and will cover the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Scheme and the Research and Development Expenditure Credit (RDEC) Scheme. Friday 15 March – midday to 1pm If you

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Accountex

Accountex – Europe’s No.1 Accountancy & Finance Conference and Expo Discover the tools, technology and ideas you need to future-proof your business. The world of accountancy is changing, fast! Staying on top of new trends, tools and innovations that are redefining the way you work has never been more important. Free to attend, Accountex returns to ExCeL London providing you

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The Business Show

The Business Show is Europe’s largest and most anticipated business event. There will be a huge selection of content on a whole host of critical business topics that will help give you the inspiration to dramatically improve any aspect of your business! Around 25,000 businesses will attend the show at London’s ExCeL on 15th and 16th May 2019. The 41st

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IAB London seminar

This seminar is taking place on Wednesday 22nd May in London and will cover a range of topics. The presentations confirmed so far will cover: Making Tax Digital Personal data and GDPR – the evolving picture How to attract and retain ideal clients through digital marketing Cybercrime and how to safeguard your business or the business you work for To

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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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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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