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  • Distance learning was the perfect solution for me as i was able to fit it in around my full time job and enabled me to work from home when it suited me. The distance learning option meant I could work to my own time schedule and I was under no pressure to meet a deadline as I booked the exam when I wanted and fealt ready. The course was easy to follow and well structured and my training provider,Groves Training Limited, offered excellent support and feedback throughout the ...

    Deborah Ross
  • There are several things I like about being a member of the IAB, but I think the most important one to me personally is that the organisation is about people.  Helping people, training people and encouraging people to be great bookkeepers. I'm certain my business wouldn't have survived it's first year without their guidance and reassurance.

    Michael Wood AIAB
  • In 2011 I enrolled at the UWI Open Campus in Barbados to pursue the Level 3 Diploma in Bookkeeping & Accounting.  Taking that first course was like a refresher for me which led to me taking another course.  As the studies progressed they became challenging but with the help of my tutor Mr. Brathwaite and Louise Scott my personal attendant at IAB it became easier and led to my successful completion of three Level 3 exams. I even attained my MIAB designation.  ...

    Suzanne Greene MIAB
  • The IAB course has given me a passion for bookkeeping and now I have an internationally recognised qualification to help me build my career. The course motivated me to learn more about how businesses work and has made me realise how in-demand bookkeeping is – I know my skills will always be needed. With distance learning you can work at your own pace around your commitments. This was great for me plus, I get the one-to-one support I need from professional tutors.

    Wathsala Ediribandarage

HMRC offers host of advice


HMRC is ramping up the advice, guidance and tips offering on its website for bookkeepers and accountants. This includes agent toolkits, digital meetings, webinars, e-learning tools and videos, covering a number of subjects too extensive to list here. So check out for yourself – go to

HMRC has also arranged further Talking Points sessions. Please find further details of these online meetings below:  

Automatic enrolment - There are two separate meetings on this subject and the Pensions Regulator will be taking part in both of them: 

Supporting your clients through automatic enrolment - This meeting is to help you manage your clients’ automatic enrolment (AE) duties on their behalf:

Friday 17 March - midday to 1pm: Register now for this meeting

Supporting your clients through re-enrolment - Covering all the facts to make sure your clients meet their re-enrolment duties on time. If their staging date for automatic enrolment was in 2014, the re-enrolment duties will take place in 2017:

Friday 17 March -  2.30pm to 3.30pm: Register now for this meeting

Intellectual Property an introduction to patents - A brief overview on intellectual property and this session will focus on patents and how to protect inventions. There are two meetings on this subject:

Thursday 23 March - 11am to midday: Register now for this meeting

Thursday 23 March - 2pm to 3pm: Register now for this meeting

Making Tax Digital for Businesses: For agents who are helping their clients prepare for Making Tax Digital for Businesses (MTDfb).  This meeting will give an overview of recent MTDfb announcements. HMRC have two meetings for this:

Tuesday 28 March - 11am to midday: Register now for this meeting

Tuesday 28 March - 3pm to 4pm: Register now for this meeting

Agent Services - A further update on Agent Services, outlining what HMRC are working on and how this will be supporting Making Tax Digital for Business. There are two meetings on this subject so choose the time to suit you:

Wednesday 29 March - midday to 1pm: Register now for this meeting

Wednesday 29 March - 3pm to 4pm: Register now for this meeting

These interactive sessions will be run via the ‘CITRIX’ platform.

There will be a chance to ask questions during the session, but if you have any questions for HMRC’s subject matter expert prior to the meeting please send them to