COVID-19 GUIDANCE & RESOURCES

This page provides an easy reference tool for AIA members looking for the latest guidance and resources relating to the coronavirus to help you and your firms deal with the impact of the outbreak  

Health and Safety 

AIA would encourage all members to refer and adhere to policies designed to reduce the transmission of the virus in their own jurisdiction, following the advice of credible news sources such as the NHS (UK) https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ and the World Health Organisation (WHO) https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance.  


Guidance and Support for Accountants and Businesses 


Students 

AIA exams scheduled to take place in May 2020 have been cancelled across all centres.  The next exam session will take place in November 2020; any candidate registered for May’s session will automatically be transferred.  If you have been affected by the temporary closure of Study Centres, please consider using the AIA distance learning programme, Achieve: https://www.aiaworldwide.com/achieve 

Members 

AIA will be updating the provision of its online CPD regularly athttps://www.aiaworldwide.com/events and through our CPD partners: https://www.aiaworldwide.com/online-cpd. AIA members in practice can also utilise Tolley Online Seminars free of charge at: https://www.tolley.co.uk/products/tolley-seminars-online 

Operations 

AIA has modified working practices and staff will be working remotely from home until further notice. All staff remain contactable by phone and email, however all non-essential travel has been cancelled and alternative arrangements will be made for meetings.  

We remain focused on member priorities and will do all we can to minimise disruption to services during this time.