No practice experience?

I am one off those who went into practice without any practice experience.

I gained little I know about the practice world from AW and to be honest from easy to use software like TaxCalc, VT and Moneysoft. I was also a franchisee for less than a year.

I do have a prac cert, don't know how! Glad I got one.

I am sure I have some gaping holes in my experience of the practice world.

My question is if you are/ were in the same position as I am, how did you go about gaining skills/knowledge and experience of the practice world.

Please note I will not respond to any questions on which way I will go on accy franchise. This thread is not about franchise good/bad. Though it can be said that one way practice skills and knowledge can be gained is through a good franchise.

Thanks

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I've got "gaps" despite 30 years practice experience

Ken Howard |

Ken

FirstTab |
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You get experience from....experience

Paul Scholes |
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On a positive note

Number Juggler |
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Question

petersaxton |
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Make it up

MissAccounting |
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Accounting Web is so useful

sparkler |

Sparkler

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Agree with sparkler

Kent accountant |
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Bloomsbury

Kent accountant |
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Bloomsbury

petersaxton |
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ACCA district societies ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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agreed

sparkler |

George

Triggle |

I would also like to know ....

ShirleyM |
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There was a public vote?!

Flash Gordon |
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I had been out of practice for 10 years ...

Steve Holloway |
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How dare you!

petersaxton |
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It is boring now ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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Learnin by experience is the only way

Pine Martin |
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Yawn ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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Efficient practice management

FirstTab |
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Don't see the point of the question tbh

Flash Gordon |
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Systems

petersaxton |
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You can't buy a finished system off the shelf

ShirleyM |
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Marketing

petersaxton |
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@FT

Paul Scholes |
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Weird comment

petersaxton |
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Paul

FirstTab |
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Why bother!

ShirleyM |
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Tyre Kicker

thomas34 |

Try to plan

levelheaded1903 |