London School of Accountancy - Client Testimonials
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The International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) in their most recent QUALITY MONITORING VISIT Report stated that "The London School of Accountancy offer a professional and committed training facility."
100% i.e. all of our clients have stated that they would recommend our training to others.
ALL 100% Genuine clients reviews (with some dating back to March 2008):
“My colleague and I took the IAB Computerised Bookkeeping and computerised accounting courses with Raj at London School of Accountancy five years ago. We utilised the knowledge we gained and have reaped the benefits from all that we learned on the courses. With Xero software becoming increasingly popular recently with our clients, we decided to take the three day Xero course with Raj. As always Raj is an excellent trainer, thoroughly prepared with course material and software demos. He has comprehensive knowledge of accountancy, payroll and HMRC regulations and guidelines which he openly shares and discusses as questions are raised throughout the course. I highly recommend the Sage and Xero training with Raj.
Thank you Raj for being so inspiring and thank you immensely for taking COVID19 safety measures with shielding screens and antibacterial protection during the onsite training." Email received from Anita 29 July 2020 - Accounts manager at an International firm of Accountants.
“Very detailed regarding tax, I had zero knowledge to begin with but now I'd be confident in processing payroll." Charley who attended two days of Sage 50 Payroll training on 8 & 9 July 2020.
“You'll be pleased to hear that I have been inputting the data regularly and touch wood no problems so far ...... Thanks to your patience and expertise." Email received from Michelle on 20 May 2020 after on-site Sage Cloud Accountancy training at their offices.
5* Google Review by Karl - January 2020
One-to-One Xero Accounts Training
"I have been using Xero for seven years and I had so many niggly things that I couldn't work out. After a couple of hours with Raj, these issues were resolved and I have found Xero much more pleasant to work with. My time with Raj was valuable and I am happy to recommend his courses and one on one sessions."
5* Google Review by Asma - 14 November 2019
"Learn Xero Accounts in a Day" Course
"I was looking for Xero training and I came across this institute on Google. I read the reviews and made a decision to finally attend the course. It was a very nice experience from start to finish. The price is economical, excellent teaching method of Raj, and you are also provided with a printed handout to refer to if needed in future which is a big help. Raj really is an excellent instructor, with his accounting background and different other software experience, it was really helpful to have him as an instructor since he was able to answer general accounting questions as well and was also able to give a comparative analysis of other software during the training. If you want to have Xero training, I would suggest this is the best place to go to."
"I very much enjoyed the course on Saturday. I thought that the materials and facilities were very professional and the delivery excellent and, although I already use Sage, albeit in a limited
capacity, I learnt a lot in a short time.
If ever you need a verbal recommendation, I would be more than happy to highly recommend your course and training methods."
Unsolicited email received from Debbie who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Professional Module 1 course.
"Fantastic Xero Payroll training program, spend this Saturday here doing the payroll module and was sceptical as to the course meeting all my requirements.
I must say leaving at the end of the day, I am most impressed at the completeness of the theory covered, the preparation of the material provided and the additional assistance provide by tutor.
Would definitely recommend this course for individuals and businesses using or moving to #Xero (they offer Sage too)." Google Review by Candice who completed the "Learn Xero Payroll in a Day" training course on Saturday 14 September 2019.
“The course answered all my questions; more importantly empowered me with the correct questions to ask our accountants." X (not named for confidentiality) who attended the "Learn Xero Accounts in a Day" course on 17 August 2019 after having booked and paid for a trainer to visit her. The trainer cancelled at the last minute on three separate occasions.
“Raj's clear explanations really helped me understand the background to tax and payroll rules. I will now be able to answer my employees' questions about the tax they pay." Sabah, a GP, who attended the "Learn Xero Payroll in a Day" course on 13 August 2019.
"This course highlighted bad practices that I have been using. It also showed me better short cuts." John who travelled in from Southampton to undertake the Xero Accounts training on Thursday 1 August 2019.
"By lunch time, I was a total Xero convert after years with Sage. Raj expalins it all brillantly." Kate who completed the Xero Accounts training on Saturday 6 July 2019.
"Really enjoyed the course. Huge amount of information well incorporated in a one day course. Would definitely recommend to other accountants." Ewa who completed the Xero Accounts training on Saturday 11 May 2019.
"Fantastic Course. Amazing how much time you can save learning a new way of doing things." Alison who travelled over 200 miles from Oldham, near Manchester to undertake the Xero Accounts course on Saturday 30 March 2019.
"Very helpful and practical course. You can start to use Xero straight away after this highly comprehensive course." - Helena who attended the sold-out Xero Accounts training course on Saturday 19 January 2019.
"This course was incredibly easy and clear to understand, concise and very clear." - Lisa, designer and owner-manager of an Haute Couture boutique, who attended the Xero Accounts training course on Saturday 24 November 2018. This was followed up by an unsolicited email received on 29 November 2018: “I cannot speak too highly of the training you gave us, I would never have been clear without the course and I feel completely confident now. It was perfect, so simple and easy. I am recommending you to absolutely everyone.”
"This course offers extensive knowledge, professionally delivered and worth every penny and second Raj was amazing. Thank you." - Natalie who attended the Xero Accounts training course on Saturday 10 November 2018.
"Smooth running, Great value for money. Feel confident to enter into my new role." - Joyce who attended the Sage 50 Payroll Modules 1 and 2 courses on 8 November 2018.
"Tailored perfectly to my needs and speed of learning. Also was informed of impending tax changes and updates I was previously unaware of. Excellent." - Fitzroy who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Modules 1 and 2 courses on 6 November 2018.
First hour has been really helpful especially for someone who has not used Xero and is responsible for setting it up.
Very good indepth Xero training, covered all areas and also some questions about specific requirements. * Raj was brilliant - Highly recommend." - Dhiresh who attended the Xero Accounts course on 27 September 2018 in order to move all the business accounting records of a £6m turnover company from Sage to Xero with effect from 1 October 2018.
"Great course, learnt so much information in one day. Feel much more confident using SAGE ONE ACCOUNTS." - Paige who attended the Sage One Accounts course on 4 October 2018.
"Raj's training style is very clear and inspired me with confidence." - Jill who attended the Sage Accounts course on 21 August 2018.
"Module 2 was very helpful and introduced many new aspects of the Sage 50 Payroll." - Monika who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2018 (V24) Module 2 course on 13 August 2018.
"I really enjoyed the training, a useful mix of detail and overall giving a thorough knowledge of Xero." - Peter (FCA - Qualified chartered accountant) who attended the Xero Accounts course on 9 August 2018.
"One-to-one tutoring in a friendly and very helpful manner." - Andrew who attended the Xero Accounts course on 9 August 2018.
"Very good introduction to Xero and useful case study to be example of real life situation." - David who attended the Xero Accounts course on 8 August 2018.
"Information provided by Raj was very knowledgeable and eye opening." - Monika who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2018 (V24) Module 1 course on 6 August 2018.
"The course has given me an understanding of Sage Payroll. I have learnt a lot today in regard to processing leavers, starters, setting up a company, calculating / setting SSP / SMP." - Victoria who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2018 Modules 1 and 2 over an extended day on 2 July 2018.
"Cannot fault the course one bit. Raj was great in tutoring the course!" - Terry who attended the Xero Accounts course on 28 June 2018.
"Very helpful and useful advice in exam technique. The country is missing out by not availing the training provided here." - David who attended the City & Guilds Level 2 Computerised Accounts exam revision course on 23 June 2018.
"It's given me a good overall understanding of how to use the software." - Katherine who attended the Xero Accounts course on 5 June 2018 after having used Xero for several months in her business.
"Well paced with good illustrations and explanations." - Mowla who attended the one day Xero Accounts course on 5 June 2018.
"Very informative and well explained." - Carol who attended the Xero Accounts training on 12 May 2018.
"Enjoyed every second. Very interesting." - Rikita who attended the Sage 50 Payroll Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 12 and 13 February 2018.
"The course was very well explained and clearly presented." - Laura who attended the Sage 50 Payroll Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 3 and 4 February 2018.
"Fantastic course, would recommend." - Feedback from our Xero Accounts course on 12 September 2017.
"So helpful and clear. Very understanding when I didn't quite understand a point but quick to continue when it was clear that I had followed!." - Camilla who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2016 Module 1 course on 15 August 2017.
"Good course for newly qualified professionals who are eager to start their profession in short time." - Jurong who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2016 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 18 and 19 January 2017.
"Intensive, fast paced, learnt a huge amount in a short space of time. Highly recommend the course." - Reha who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2016 Module 1 course on 7 May 2016.
"Just wanted to email to thank you for the Sage Online Payroll course I enrolled on. I wanted to do the course as I had a job interview coming up in the finance department. Thanks to your course, I was able to confidently answer questions regarding payroll and I got the job!!! I'm over the moon and have now purchased the Online Sage Accounts course too." - Email received from Jennifer on 28 April 2016.
"This course is the missing link between gaining knowledge through university and obtaining a job in the real world." - Victoria who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 9 and 10 April 2016.
"We are doing the books for a new company and both found it really informative and it has given us the confidence to run the payroll for the new company." - Kelly who completed our Online Payroll Essentials course on 23 January 2016.
"A very comprehensive course that was well presented. Raj was very clear in his approach." - Mamoona who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 course on 30 November 2015.
"There were a lot of knowledge gaps I had at my workplace that were thoroughly covered by attending these courses." - Rizwan who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2015 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 21 and 22 November 2015.
"Covered everything I needed and more, very useful and well taught." - Jonathan who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 course on 20 July 2015.
"Very clear and easy to follow, even for a beginner. Approachable and friendly course leader, happy to answer any questions." - Darius who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 course on 13 June 2015.
"Excellent course, very clear and easy to understand, can't fault it - highly recommended." - Claire who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 course on 21 May 2015.
"Very happy with the course and the way it's been presented and I will recomend it to others." - Michaela who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2015 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 2 and 3 May 2015.
"Today I have learned how to implement and manage the stock system, how to deal with orders and invoices etc. The trainer explained everything in a very nice manner. So great services at great prices." - Elena who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 25 and 26 April 2015.
"Extremely informative course made easy by visual aids and able to participate in entering data." - Elizabeth who attended the onsite Sage Accounts Professional Module 1 training course with her two colleagues on 12 January 2015.
"A very well done course. Learnt more in the past two days than in the twelve weeks at college." Ron who attended the IAB Sage Accounts training on 29 and 30 November 2014.
"The course has increased my competence and confidence and enabled me to take up a demanding and critical role within my company and has reduced my stress levels!" - Nuala who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2014 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 27 September 2014.
"Very easy to follow, understood everything first time." - Bernadette who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 course on 25 August 2014.
"I should have done this course years ago." - Seena who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 2 course on 8 July 2014.
"One of our employees claimed mileage for the last month @ 45p a mile. HOWEVER, I informed him that as he drove a motorcycle and not a car his mileage rate is 24p a mile and not 45p. And this – I learned on your course, so it was well worth it J." - Email received on 16 April 2014 from Susana after attending the Sage Payroll Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 12 and 13 April 2014.
"Prior to attending this course, I bought the Sage 50 Accounts for Dummies book but it was unclear and I could not use the software even after 5 chapters." - Ali who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 5 and 6 April 2014.
"Very satisfying and going to reward me. It is going to change my work life as I can now run a Payroll Bureau." - Siva who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2014 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 29 and 30 March 2014.
"The course was intensive, precise and useful. Got a job offer before even finishing it." - William who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 24 and 25 March 2014 and secured a job whilst undertaking the training.
"I will definetly recommend this training course to those interested in starting a career in accounts/finance and to those already doing it." - Rommel who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2014 Module 1 and Module 2 training courses on 8 and 9 February 2014.
"I have had this course with Sage itself two weeks ago but the information, the quality, the presentation and all the course structure was not as good and as useful and also I could say enjoyable as taking the course here at London School of Accountancy." - Tameem who attended the Sage 50 Payroll Module 1 course on 6 February 2014 after having attended the Sage Payroll course at much greater cost at Sage itself.
"Like the format and the course content. Worth the cost and extremely practical." - Wendy who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2013 Module 1 course on 18 January 2014.
"Great course, learnt a lot of material I never knew before. Very practical, explained in an easy and understandable way." - Alan who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2013 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 18 and 19 January 2014.
"Thanks for the Sage training the other day, it was really good. I'm now entering all the data for the company, reconciling all the transactions to the bank statement and filing VAT returns so it's all good." - Email received on 11 October 2013 from Jason on completing his one-to-one Sage 50 Accounts 2013 training on 7 October 2013.
"Really pleased with course, asked many questions and had them all answered!" - Beatrice who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2013 Module 1 course on 30 September 2013.
"Course very well catered for my needs and excellent materials and notes provided."
"Been an enlighting and very useful course to attend. delivered with great expertise. Thank You."
- Tejinder who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2013 Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 7 & 8 September 2013.
"Very useful course which was well paced. Excellent support materials to back it up." - Martin who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2013 courses on 15 and 16 July 2013.
"The course was very well constructed and taught." - Dipti who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2013 courses on 6 and 7 July 2013.
"Raj really knows everything there is to know about Sage and more and he passes his knowledge on brilliantly." - Katja who attended the Sage 50 Accounts 2013 courses on 29 and 30 June 2013.
"I successfully installed the software, sent all the RTI reports and completed my first payroll on Monday. Although the set up was very time consuming, I can safely say that it would not have been possible if I had not done your course." - Unsolicted email received on 2 May 2013 from Samantha who attended the Sage 50 Payroll courses.
"Enjoyed the day, very relaxed and comfortable." - Aasha who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI courses on 20 and 21 April 2013.
"Very good explanation, easy to understand." - Anna who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI courses on 20 and 21 April 2013.
"Well presented, good structure, good pace." - Matthew who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 2 course on 7 April 2013.
"Excellent course, very good presentation, easy to understand, good practice, quality course material." - Adriana who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI courses on 23 and 24 March 2013.
"Very good and practical course, tutor excellent and please add more courses." - Katarina who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI courses on 23 and 24 March 2013.
"Well planned course and certainly money's worth." - Rita who organised the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI course for five staff members on 13 and 14 March 2013.
"Another very informative and practical day. Raj was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions." - Iwona who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI courses on 13 and 14 March 2013.
"The course was very educational and knowledgeable. The tutor was fantastic and very professional - I've learnt a lot through him today." - Isabella who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI course on 9 March 2013.
"I would recommend this course to anyone who is interested in learning Payroll and how it works in the office." - Gregg who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI course on 9 March 2013.
"Excellent course, concise and well run with understanding and detailed teaching." - Edward who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 2 course on 3 March 2013.
"The course was very detailed and covered all the necessary topics in payroll." - Khadijat who attended the Sage 50 Advance Payroll course on 26 February 2013.
"Will be attending the Sage 50 Accounts courses on the strength of the Payroll courses." - Samantha who attended the Sage 50 Advance Payroll course on 26 February 2013.
"I learned what I came to learn and enjoyed the course." - Khadijat who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI course on 25 February 2013.
"It was a brillant days lecture." - Vino who attended the Sage 50 Payroll & RTI course on 25 February 2013.
"Perfect again. Found Module 2 easier which means it follows on very well from Module 1." - Amita who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 2 course on 17 February 2013.
"Very practical, very useful important skills for professional life as accountants." - Anna who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 2 course on 17 February 2013.
"I improved my understanding about bank reconciliations. I will remember this important issue for the rest of my professional life." - Anna who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 16 February 2013.
"Cannot believe how much knowledge I've acquired over two courses. Very excited about entering new profession." - Amita who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 16 February 2013.
"Very professional welcoming tutor: Raj. An enjoyment for a full day course and extremely beneficial - Thanks!" - Cassy who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 16 February 2013.
"Came in knowing nothing, leaving with a lot." - Pardeep who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 16 February 2013.
"Perfect, very clear and concise. RTI very useful, FEEL AHEAD OF THE GAME." - Amita who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2012 course on 10 February 2013.
"Extra notes on RTI (Real Time Information) very helpful." - Blossom who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2012 course on 10 February 2013.
"Good interactive" training - David from KPMG who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 2 February 2013.
"Excellent training, really friendly and supportive tutor. Thank you!" - Rui who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 2 course on 13 January 2013.
"Perfect, just what I needed." - Derek who also attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 12 January and Sage 50 Accounts Module 2 course on 13 January 2013.
"Very good and comprehensive course. Tutor is very helpful and knowledgeable." - Rui who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 12 January 2013.
"Very good teacher, excellent explanation, good life examples." - Ludmila who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2012 course on 15 December 2012.
"A well presented course, refreshingly professional." - Maryanne who attended the Sage 50 Payroll 2012 course on 1 December 2012.
"My first introduction to Sage, ALL was well explained." - Guy who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 24 November 2012.
"After attending the Sage Accounting course with London School of Accountancy, I got promoted because the course was very relevant to my role." - Fausat who attended the Sage Payroll 2012 course on 20 October 2012 and the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 and Module 2 courses on 18 and 19 August 2012.
"Enjoyed Payroll, enjoyed Accounts. Looking forward to Module 2 of Accounts. Great understanding of Sage; can't wait to use at work." - Komal who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 5 October 2012 and the Sage Payroll 2012 course on 27 September 2012.
"A very informative course! I have just started processing payroll at work and this has been very factual. I learnt a lot! Thank you so much!." - Dooshima who attended the Sage Payroll 2012 course on 27 September 2012.
"The training was perfect. Good materials, very conducive environment and the lecturer was very good." Chinedu who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Professional Module 1 course on 24 September 2012.
"I made the right decision in doing this training course." - Thomas who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Professional Module 2 course on 23 September 2012.
"Very well presented and definitely worth it." - Aneta who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Module 1 course on 8 September 2012.
"Learnt loads of new things." - Sukhjeet who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Professional Module 2 course on 19 August 2012.
"Very useful for my career, it will help me to get a job." - Sidra who attended the Sage Payroll 2012 course on 14 July 2012.
"A brilliant course with an excellent tutor. Learnt the vital bits of information we need in real life." - Latifa who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Professional Module 1 course on 7 July 2012.
"I truly enjoyed the experience and learnt fairly quickly." - Mahendra who attended the Sage 50 Accounts Professional Module 1 course on 7 July 2012.
Just a quick note to express my gratitude for allowing me to embark upon your Sage course (Level 1 - 3). I very much enjoyed the opportunity and your invaluable teaching method. It is true to say that it is very intensive course however my expectations were completely exceeded. Location and resources are also perfect.
Many thanks to you Admin staff were also very helpful with the information and advise when I first arrived for an interview. I will not hesitate to recommend your Sage course to friends/family.
Many thanks and best regards.
Nina 5 March 2008
Unsolicited thank you letter received from Nina who successfully completed Sage Computerised Accounts courses at Levels 1, 2 and 3 over 10 years ago.
"Thank you for the excellent training that I received from you. These two, very intensive, days have been of great assistance to me in my work and have enabled me to become more efficient and
daresay more productive.
Please accept my grateful thanks and I intend to follow this up with Sage Payroll and by attempting the IAB exam next year. I will of course do my revision through you !!" - Geraint Lewis (Abacus Mortgages)
"I am now gainfully employed as a bookkeeper at a small company. I will always be grateful to you for your wonderful training."
Unsolicited letter received from one of our many trainees who have improved their job prospects by undertaking our "short sharp training courses".
"I have benefited tremendously from the intensive courses, and I am sure that the knowledge that I gained will open new doors in the future for me." - Anthony Bevington
"I feel that the hands-on facilities along with the instructor led training was ideal." - Pat Munro
"The trainer is very good and very effective, explains clearly and teaches well." - Adeyemi Atinuke
"Don't normall enjoy courses this much. Quite worrying !!!."
"The best training that I have EVER had."
We have a mixture of corporate and private clients and also public sector clients including Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and London Development Agency (LDA). Our clients have included the staff of :
- The Inland Revenue
- Department of Social Security
- High Commission of Nigeria
- Institute of Biology
- Barclays Bank PLC
- Nat West Bank PLC
- McDonald Restaurants
- J Sainsburys
- Safeway Stores PLc
- Royal Mail
- British Gas
- London Electricity
- London Borough of Islington
- London Borough of Lewisham
- Age Concern
- British Red Cross Society
- Stewart & Co. Solicitors
- Acme Appointments
- Hays Accountancy Personnel, etc.
Various Chartered Accountancy Practices
Landon Seamer & Co. Chartered Accountants
Nair & Co. Chartered Accountants
Howard Wade & Jacob Chartered Accountants
Sayman & Co. Chartered Accountants
Chapmans Chartered Accountants, etc.
We have also trained a number of overseas clients including Australians, South Africans, Nigerians, etc.