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Three footballers who are future-proofing their careers through accountancy

During the summer of 2019, @Aresnal's Leah Williamson’s profile grew dramatically.


Huge rise in home studying of accountancy courses due to #Coronavirus say @YourAAT  With the coronavirus pandemic entering a second month since lockdown restrictions were imposed, AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) is reporting a sharp rise in numbers accessing its courses via distance learning, with distance learning registrations showing a 20% increase in the week to 23 April 2020 compared to the same week in 2019.  

Looking Beyond the stereotypes to understand the value apprentices bring

The theme of this year’s #NationalApprenticeshipWeek (3-9 February 2020) is #LookBeyond. Employers are being encouraged to look beyond traditional hiring routes to apprenticeship schemes that can unlock fantastic long-term career options. It is hoped that parents and young people will also see past common misconceptions about apprentices and instead see them as the business leaders of the future, working across all sectors and in a variety of positions.

Apprenticeship funding might well be in need of reform – but let’s not make access harder

With the target of three million #apprenticeship starts by April 2020 having long been discredited, government attention this year is set to focus on how to improve the working of the Apprenticeship #Levy.

Lower-income background perceived as significant barrier to entering professional careers

British adults think solicitor, accountant and teacher are among the most challenging jobs to enter without a degree Accountancy, teaching and law are believed to be some of the most difficult professions to access without a university degree, according to a new survey commissioned by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians).


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