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    Hey everyone,

    I graduated last year in Accounting and Finance with a 2:1. Since then, I have been struggling to find work in the field. I plan on completing the ACCA as I already have exemptions for the foundation papers.

    I have recently read about the Janet and Richard Accounting course. It is a program where you pay £100 and they give you a login for their website where you can train on all aspects of SAGE 50. You can do this at your own pace.

    Once you're trained, you let them know about this and they send work to your home from their clients (accounts prep, VAT returns, management accounts etc).
    You then complete the work and send it off to them. They say that they even sign off one year on your ACCA experience (more if you do it for more than one year) and provide a reference if you find a new job.

    Has anybody heard of this course before or know anyone who has done it? I would like decide whether or not I should give it a go. I have already asked a few people and they say it sounds like a scam. I would like more opinions on this.


    Hi mate. I joined janet and richard accounting firm on 04/10/16 so not long ago. Yes it's an existing firm that will first train you then send you other companies accounts to deal with. Both done online. was like you struggling to find a job after my graduation, but is a good way to landing experience.so far so good for me.
    Hope this has helped in easing some of the worries

    Hi mate. I just joined them on the 04/10/16. So not long ago. Yes it's an existing firm who will train you and then send you real company's? accounts to deal with. Both done online. So far so good for me. I was like you struggling to find work after my graduation. So this really helps for me.
    Hope this has eased some of your worries
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