Ideal Schools – courses in bookkeeping & accounting | ADLC Member
Ideal Schools: Award-winning courses in bookkeeping and accounting
Ideal Schools aims to provide high quality tuition services in Bookkeeping & Accounting subjects, to meet the needs of individuals and organisations at national and international levels.
These services are provided primarily by distance learning using training manuals, textbooks and interactive computer-based tutorial software. For nearly thirty years now, we have provided thousands of students the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge, hence allowing them to improve their career and earning potential.
ICB, IAB and ACCA qualifications
- The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers is the largest bookkeeping institute in the world and we are now able to offer you full tuition toward their range of manual book-keeping examinations: Gaining membership of the ICB has many benefits and is the perfect way for you to start your bookkeeping career. Through your membership you will receive advice and guidance on how to start your own business, and also continued support when your business is up and running.
- International Association of Bookkeepers
The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) offers bookkeepers membership of a professional body devoted solely to their interests, specialising in promoting the study and practice of bookkeeping by bestowing professional qualifications. The Association was founded in 1972 and is an associate body of the institute of Financial Accountants.
- ACCA is the largest and fastest growing international accounting body, with 260,000 students and 110,000 members in 170 countries. They have an extensive network of 75 staffed offices and other centres around the world. Its technician level examinations (Certified Accounting Technician – CAT) are very popular and courses of these are available from Ideal Schools.
Why become a bookkeeper/accountant?
The UK has over 5 million private sector businesses, a number which is growing by around 250,000 per year. An even more impressive figure – and one especially relevant for you – is that 99% are micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs).
Many of these MSMEs will need help to fulfil the two most important legal requirements they’re asked to by HMRC: returning financial reports each year and the recording and paying of any staff. It is a legal requirement to maintain financial records and submit accurate reports to the relevant authorities as regards tax, VAT PAYE etc. Many MSMEs struggle to keep up with the recording of financial details, tax returns, VAT returns etc…and sadly mistakes can prove very costly!
Ideal Schools provides a complete range of bookkeeping, payroll and taxation courses to help you become a self-employed bookkeeper or work within a financial environment.
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