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Stress – 15 Steps to a Stress Free Life

Stress...We don’t want to worry you... but research has revealed Brits spend almost five years of their lives doing just that – worrying.An amazing 86% of us describe ourselves as worriers, fretting about everything from relationships, money, work and health to missing the bus or our alarm, according to...

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Personal Development Planning

Personal development planning Personal development planning is the lifelong process of nurturing, shaping, updating and improving an individual’s skills, knowledge and interests to ensure their maximum effectiveness and adaptability.  It is about enabling individuals to improve and develop in line with the industry in which they engage or aspire to...

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Why are mock exams so important?

Rightly or wrongly, some students consider mock exams as being somewhat of an unnecessary or unfair task; if they have to do the real exam, why do a practice one as well? The fact is, mock exams are an extremely valuable tool for all students at all levels. A...

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The Magnificent Seven?

Training Link has been shortlisted for three awards at this year’s PQ Awards! Perhaps more importantly, four of their students have also been shortlisted; two for PQ of the Year and two for Distance Learning Student of the Year!! 🏆 Online College of the Year 🏆 Best Use of Social Media 🏆 Tutor...

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A testing time for testing centres?

We can all agree that lockdown has had a detrimental impact on various industries (some worse than others), and this is also true for the various AAT testing centres around the country. As well as imposed (and voluntary) closures throughout 2020, re-opening has meant that, due to social distancing rules,...

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Bookkeeping is Booming!

If you have a passion for financial management, there’s never been a better time to start (or enhance) your training in bookkeeping or accountancy. Across the UK, bookkeeping is booming. So, what is driving this surge in demand for bookkeeping and other financial services? Historically, bookkeepers and accountants have enjoyed excellent...

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What can you do to make a good first impression?

You and your business have less time than you might imagine to make a positive first impression. "A different version of you exists in the minds of everyone who knows you." First impressions are hugely important, especially in a business environment, but do you know how much (or little) time you...

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What is a bookkeeper?

What is a bookkeeper?

A bookkeeper’s role is to keep an accurate record of all of their client’s financial transactions. There is, quite rightly, an expectation that bookkeepers will work accurately and efficiently, and to have a good level of knowledge about all areas of finance. This would include, but is not limited...

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Further Education

Why is Further Education and CPD Important?

If you’re reading this, I have no doubt that you understand the importance of further education and continuous professional development (CPD). Further education and CPD can lead to many benefits, including a prosperous and fulfilling career and financial security. Now more than ever, further education plays a significant role...

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6 Tips for Staying Productive

Being a distance learner has its benefits. You get to wake up, make some coffee, stay in your pyjamas or onesie all day…Okay, perhaps this isn’t reality for the majority. If this was the case, I doubt if much work would get done! There are many obvious benefits to being...

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