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.
Members receive support in areas such as MTD and new technologies. 2020 provides comprehensive CPD training in audit, accounts and tax related subjects. We use some of the best CPD speakers in the country and update the programme based on member feedback.
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 MTD and new technologies.
Unlimited CPD For All Your Fee Earners!
CPD WEBINARS AND SEMINARS
All members enjoy a comprehensive CPD programme comprising of 14 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, Birmingham and London. All our training is provided per firm and all your fee earners can participate for one membership fee.
Plus members have access to a series of 6 Audit Webinars focusing on the key auditing standards to consider when auditing various areas of the financial statements.
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 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 22 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, 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.
PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT WEBINARS
The Practice Development Webinars will help you stay ahead of the competition and give you the guidance and tools you need to differentiate and market your practice.
BUSINESS ADVISORY MANUAL
Contains the guidance to help you position your firm as a business advisor with proven and practical advice to make this happen.
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 tax and business content to use on social media, blogs or newsletters and every quarter we write a newsletter that members personalise and send to their clients and prospects.
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!
Members also have access to a quarterly Marketing Webinars that bring you the latest trends, successful ideas and opportunities from firms around the world to motivate and inspire you.
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.
The Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Action Pack has been written to help 2020 Platinum members understand the steps and procedures when buying, selling or merging their practices.
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.
INNOVATIVE PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT 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.
Practice Management and Development Conference Places
Complimentary attendance at our Practice Management and Development Conferences each year. Places are based on the number of partners in your practice associated with your membership subscription.
6 x 1 Hour Platinum Members Webinar Programme
Platinum members enjoy unlimited access to their own dedicated webinar programme where we share exclusive content based on consulting experiences.
Business Advisory Hub – NEW
The Business Advisory Hub contains advice on marketing business advisory services and positioning your firm in the high value high price sector of the industry. There are over 150 checklists, calculators, spreadsheets, forms and letters to enable you to deliver structured business advice to your clients.
The Practice Management Hub – NEW
This contains proven and practical guidance, training and the resources to help you become focussed and more profitable than your competitors.
Platinum members receive webinars and guides on a range of topics and tools to make their practices more efficient. These include:
- Strategy and profit target setting
- Identifying areas to strengthen
- KPI and MIS reporting
- New client checklists
- Compliance and services checklists
- Increasing chargeable time
- Reducing write-offs
- Adding value to clients
- Succession planning
- Marketing resources
Merger & Acquisition Action Pack – NEW
This action pack has been written to help members understand the steps and procedures when Buying, Selling or Merging (BSM) their practices. It is designed to provide an overview of the planning, methodology and post transaction actions for BSM.
Tax Tips & Tools – NEW
Tax Tips & Tools allows you to make complex calculations quickly and easily. It has been designed for tax practitioners, particularly those who service small and medium size businesses.
Forms, Letters & Tools – NEW
This comprehensive collection of over 425 useful forms, letters and tools is an essential product for every accountancy firm. The product compiles all of the forms and letters that you need for the day to day running of your practice.