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21st & 22nd November

Attending the free workshops at Accounting Live will give you 6 CPD hours!
Just register for your ticket to the event (free if you register in advance, otherwise £20) and book your add any workshops you want to attend to 'My Schedule'

Each workshop is around an hour long and includes plenty of opportunity for questions and participation so that you can make sure that you walk away with advice that is relevant to you. 

Making Tax Digital Workshops

Making tax digital will arrive before we know it. But what exactly is the purpose of this new accounting process and what will it mean for your business?In Summer 2017 the roll out of making tax digital was deferred to give companies more time to prepare. There is plenty of scope for companies to embrace Making Tax Digital seamlessly once they’re up to speed, and attending workshops at ACL will ensure this. 

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Only 11% of businesses currently use MTD compatible software to submit their VAT returns, and the deadline for all businesses to be doing this is April 2019.

So, make sure your customers are going to get the fully optimised service they deserve, as soon as possible, by finding out everything you need to know about MTD at AccountingLive 2018.

ACCA Workshops

ACCA has a global network unrivalled in the accountancy world and a real relevance in today's profession. ACCA's workshops will allow delegates to tap into our reach, relevance and reputation to pick up practical tips to improve your business life.

By attending their workshops, you'll learn about:

Talent, Trade and Technology  //  
Trading internationally  //  
Working ethically and managing staff in the 21st century  //  
The value of professional bodies  //  
How ACCA can support you in your business journey  //  

Tech Demos

The transition to managing Accounting through digital software, apps and the internet can seem daunting. Attending the workshops here will demonstrate how simple it can be, how much your clients will benefit, and that technology will unlock a whole new world of opportunity for you and your business.

The question of whether or not to use technology in business is no longer a case of why, but which one. With so many options on the market, how can you tell which one will integrate best with your current systems or give your clients the best experience? 

What is a better way to compare tech than to attend interactive demonstrations, where you can ask questions directly to the people who produce it.

MyFirmsApp Workshops

See the world’s leading custom mobile App for Accountants and Bookkeepers, fully endorsed and compliant with industry bodies.

Tailored to your firm and branding - it saves you time and money, helps build deeper relationships with clients and wins you new ones too. It brings everything together in one place and is a vital tool to help respond to MTD.

How-To Workshops

This workshops hall contains everything you need to know about how to streamline your processes, become the most profitable you can be, and give your clients the best experience possible.


It's important to fully understand all aspects of your business, and make sure that each area is running to it's potential.

Also, if you're new to the role or have a new or small firm, it's vital to make sure you're getting the most out of the solutions and processes you already have in place.

The Experts
Our workshops are hosted by leaders in their respective fields, all able to give you the latest and best advice to improve your skills. Click on any of the experts below to read more about them and to see their sessions:
  • Gordon Smith

     Engagement Manager 


  • Graeme Brown

     Business Development Manager 


  • Gary Dhanda

     Business Development Manager  

     Intuit QuickBooks  

  • David Scott

     Business Development Manager 


  • Alex Irving

     Accountant Enablement Specialist at Sage 


  • Rebecca Hutton

     Head of External Stakeholder Engagement 


  • Donald Monro


     Business Coach Scotland 

  • Alexandra Bond Burnett

     Presentation Coach for Accounting, Finance & Tech Professionals 

     Bond Ambition Interactive Training 

  • Julia Wedgwood

     Insights Lead, Accountants 


  • Varun Singh

     Product Evangelist 


  • Martin Bissett


     USP Ltd 

  • Steve Reynard

     Business Development Manager 

     Intuit QuickBooks 

  • Mark Mcnee

     Business Development Manager 

     Intuit QuickBooks 

  • Laura Shields

     Finance Controller 


  • Craig Vickery


     ACCA Scotland 

  • Heather Elliott

     Stakeholder Manager 


  • Lauren Lindsay

     Resourcing Partner