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  • Becoming a member of IAB and now IAAP are two of the best investments I feel I could have become a part of. They represent International bodies that especially in this technological and digital age serve to keep you in the arena of being successful. In almost every fibre of business is bookkeeping and accounting and to be able to not only have the resources and benefits; you can proudly and confidently walk beside other professionals wearing your designated letters behind yo ...

    Tempie Williams, MIAB, AIAAP
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Revised schedule for HMRC Talking Points sessions in April and May 2017


Due to the pre-election period which commenced from midnight on Friday 21 April and will continue until the general election on 8 June, HMRC have revised the schedule of Talking Points sessions. 

During this time HMRC can only communicate essential information and some of their Talking Points meetings have therefore had to be changed. 

There are a limited number of meetings and further details can be found below:  

Negligible Value: This meeting will provide an introduction to negligible value claims and share loss relief:

Thursday 27 April - midday to 1pm       Register now for this meeting

Thursday 27 April - 2pm to 3pm            Register now for this meeting

Charities and the Common Reporting Standard: New reporting obligations to tackle offshore tax evasion could affect your charity or a charity you advise. Find out from HMRC experts what you need to do:

Wednesday 3 May - 1pm to 2pm           Register now for this meeting


Capital Allowances and Vehicles: This meeting mainly covers the special rules for cars. It is a popular subject so HMRC are running two meetings:

Thursday 25 May - 11pm to midday       Register now for this meeting

Thursday 25 May - 1pm to 2pm              Register now for this meeting


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