The Government Congratulates the IAB on their Success as they Celebrate their 40th Anniversary
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The Government congratulates the IAB on the professional organisation’s success in bookkeeping as they
celebrate their 40th anniversary this year.
Online PR News – 20-June-2013 – Financial skills and bookkeeping qualifications are critical to business
success, the Government has told the International Association of Bookkeepers.
The Government has congratulated the IAB as it celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, on a significant
achievement and MP Michael Fallon has highlighted the importance of bookkeeping skills to business
The Government has applauded the organisation’s 40-year commitment to improving financial skills through
bookkeeper training, examinations and qualifications, adding that they were essential in supporting the drive
for economic growth.
Journalist Trevor Sturgess interviewed Business and Enterprise Minister Michael Fallon, who is also the
Conservative MP for Sevenoaks in Kent, the town where the IAB was based for many years and he sent a
personal message to the organisation.
He said: “Reaching a 40th anniversary is a significant achievement and I applaud the IAB for their on-going
commitment to improving financial skills within firms.
“Financial skills are critical to the success of any business and essential in supporting the Government’s drive
The International Association of Book-keepers was founded in 1973 and is the professional body for
members who provide bookkeeping and accounting services to accounting firms and businesses, in the UK
and many countries throughout the world and has more than 10,000 members worldwide.
The IAB is celebrating the 40-year milestone with a number of special events and awards throughout June
2013 with Chief Executive of IAB Malcolm Trotter and guest speakers including best selling author Tony
The IAB Awards Ceremony for Finance and Small Businesses are being held in London on Friday 21st June
2013 at 7pm.
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