2020 provides innovative training and marketing solutions for progressive accountants and tax professionals worldwide. We recognise that firms need to constantly improve their client proposition including the use of new technologies to become ever more competitive and efficient.
We have over 1000 members and provide training and support to approximately 25% of all UK accountancy firms. Members receive support in areas such as GDPR, MTD and new technologies.
We have over 1000 members and provide unlimited training and support for all your fee earners. 2020 support approximately 25% of all UK accountancy firms and members receive support in areas such as GDPR, MTD and new technologies.
CPD WEBINARS AND SEMINARS
All members enjoy a comprehensive CPD programme comprising of 16 x 2 hour webinars covering audit, accounts and tax related subjects which are designed to meet the needs of all fee earners in general practice. The webinars are broadcast live and recorded so that they can be viewed at your convenience. Slides and notes are also provided and can be downloaded from your dashboard.
If you prefer to go to a CPD seminar, we run all day tax and accounts updates twice a year in Manchester and London. All our training is provided per firm and all your fee earners can participate for one membership fee.
TAX UPDATE WEBINARS
All fee earners get access to 10 x 1 hour tax updates presented live by Martyn Ingles throughout the year and these are recorded so you can watch at your convenience. Notes and slides are available for download.
QUARTERLY FCA UPDATE WEBINARS
The FCA Update webinars are designed to refresh delegates on the FCA regime and to ensure they are up to date with all the latest FCA developments and rule changes. Any fee earners involved with FCA clients have unlimited access to these webinars. Notes and slides are available to download.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT WEBINARS
In this quarterly webinar series, 2020 bring you the latest trends, successful ideas and opportunities from firms around the world to motivate and inspire you. Each webinar lasts one hour, is recorded and slides are available to download.
INTERNATIONAL TRAINING WEBINAR PROGRAMME
A series of 25 x 1 hour webinars, designed to keep auditors, accountants and tax professionals up to date with international tax, accounting and practice management issues. The programme covers a wide range of subjects from strategy, IFRS, tax, law, technology, marketing, and ethical standards by well-known and experienced speakers. All webinars are recorded and notes and slides are available to download.
REGIONAL MEMBERS’ MEETINGS
Feedback from the programme has been outstanding, with over 94% rating the meeting as ‘excellent’. All members are invited to attend two regional meetings per annum to discuss practice issues and share success stories with other members. These meetings are restricted to 10 members per session so everyone can contribute. Members rate these meetings as being extremely valuable in helping them develop their own practices. There are over 50 regional members meetings run throughout the UK and Ireland and members are free to attend at any of these.
All members receive practice management and marketing training for their fee earners at our regular regional roadshows where we discuss what’s happening in our industry and show case new technology, practice management and new marketing methodologies. Typically, they last for 3 hours and qualify for CPD. These are held throughout the UK and Ireland.
Our team has considerable marketing experience in helping firms grow their client base. 2020 members have access to a comprehensive range of marketing resources, guidance and consultancy specialists. Every month members receive blog and newsletter tax and business content to use on social media or newsletter and every quarter we write a newsletter that members personalise and send to their clients and prospects. For members that need help in managing and delivering their marketing we offer a Virtual Marketing Service where we brand your newsletter, provide the content and deliver it to your clients.
We have been providing membership services to accountants for over 20 years and all members get access to all the articles, blogs and content we have written. If your firm has a marketing person this resource alone will save them hours of time and make marketing your practice a breeze!
ADDED VALUE SERVICES
In addition to CPD and practice management training, 2020’s priority is to help firms grow and expand their service offerings and we support this with finance, wealth management, outsourcing, tax fee protection and restructuring solutions. We have specialists who can help you widen your service offering and grow your practice.
Members have access to our Making Tax Digital and General Data Protection Regulations Action Packs. We give you an overview of the new regulations, the responsibilities to show compliance, the changes you may need to make and checklists for you and your clients to identify changes you may need to make. We keep you up to date with the latest HMRC and EU pronouncements and make sure you have “Best Practice” advice. These Action Packs are worth your membership alone as they will save you “Reinventing the wheel”. We write these in conjunction with leading industry specialists.
All fee earners in your firm have their own dashboard with easy access to the recordings of all our CPD, tax, technology, marketing and practice management training. In addition, there is a diary planner outlining future training and easy access to notes and slides.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING TOOLS
Members get access to a range of proven strategy and profit improvement, practice management, marketing and added value tools all developed and designed by 2020 to help your practice and clients prosper.
FOR ALL YOUR FEE EARNERS
In addition to the above Platinum members enjoy their own dedicated online webinar programme where we share exclusive content based on consulting experiences, complementary Spring and Annual Conference places (by number of partners in your firm) and access to our Management advisory and Development Guides (MAD).
These guides are designed to help members get proven guidance on practice improvement advice. Currently there are 24 topics in the series.