Basic Skills Required to set up in Practice

Basic Skills Required to set up in Practice


This webinar shows you how to set up and run a profitable Accountancy Practice, giving you the necessary Tax and Practice Management skill to succeed. It has been specifically tailored for those that have never worked in practice before but have a background in Industry or Commerce.



The course is divided up into 3 modules, each between 1:45 hours and 2 hours long, to enable you to progress at your own pace. The advertised price includes all three modules.


These modules show you how to transition into practice giving you what you need for the registration of your practice, the practice management skills to run the business successfully and the Technical Tax knowledge you require to serve your clients well.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Registering as an independent practicing accountant with your governing body
  • Technical Tax information
    • Personal Taxation and Self-Assessment
    • Dealing with the Self employed
    • Allowable expenses
    • Company Taxation
    • Directors tax and dividends
    • When is it legal to take a dividend
    • The most efficient tax structure for different types of businesses
    • Various Misc. items such as property rental etc.,
    • Best options for small businesses
  • Practice Management
    • Keeping up to date with Tax Legislation
    • Where to go to get expert tax advice when you don’t know the answer
    • Signing up a new client
    • Pricing structure
    • How to market your business
  • Software for you to use in practice.

About Us

All courses are run by Walls Training and presented by: Stuart Ferguson ACMA Stuart has had his own practice based in Central Scotland for over 25 years and has a wealth of experience in providing accountancy services to a range of clients. Fiona Jones ACMA, CTA, Fiona started her award winning practice in Camberley 12 years ago. She appears in the Business Owners Guide To the Uk’s Best Accounting Practices of 2017 and 2018 and won the AVN Practice Differentiation Award for 2018/19.

Walls Training registered office of Office 10, 16 Melville street, Falkirk FK1 1HZ, Tel 01324 632500