Celebrating Success: Dan Hayley Triumphs with ACA and CTA Qualifications

31 Jul 2023

A Landmark Achievement

Associate Tax Consultant Dan Hayley is now a proud holder of both the ACA and CTA qualifications! This groundbreaking milestone marks Dan’s personal triumph and reflects our commitment to fostering growth and excellence.

A Journey of Dedication and Passion

Dan’s journey with us began in August 2019, shortly after graduating from Loughborough University with a joint honours degree in Mathematics and Sports Science BSc (Hons). Fuelled by a passion for continuous learning and professional growth, Dan enthusiastically embarked on the challenging ACA CTA Joint Programme in September 2019. Along the way, he faced unforeseen challenges, including the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a six-month delay in the exam schedule. However, with unwavering dedication and determination, Dan remained steadfast in his pursuit of success.

Nurturing Talent: A Supportive Environment at WR Partners

We believe in nurturing our Team members and providing a supportive environment that fosters their talents. Throughout his intense study period, Dan experienced the unwavering support of our Firm. Dedicated study days during each module allowed him ample time and resources for adequate preparation. Regular six-monthly student reviews connected us closely to Dan’s progress, offering guidance and encouragement whenever required. Additionally, Dan had a designated point of contact, providing him with a supportive space to address his concerns about specific exams.


Benefits of the WR Partners Study Programme

The following costs are covered by WR Partners;

  • Tuition (including text books)

  • Revision course

  • Exam entry

  • Transport to and from study

  • Hotel accommodation if required

In addition, you will also benefit from the following;

  • Time off for revision and exam days

  • A dedicated member of HR for support

  • Study induction days

  • Manager support

  • Extra company training

  • Shadowing opportunities

  • Exam/course success rewards


Embracing Diversity: The Power of Diverse Backgrounds

Recognizing the significance of diverse experiences in professional growth, we arranged secondments to other teams during Dan’s first 12 months of employment. These invaluable opportunities allowed him to gain well-rounded skills and insights, enriching his exceptional growth journey. Dan’s success is a testament to the boundless potential of individuals from diverse educational backgrounds. With determination, hard work, and proper support, anyone can attain prestigious qualifications and excel in their chosen field.

Having studied Mathematics and Sports Science at Loughborough University, I had no prior technical knowledge in either accountancy or tax.” Says Dan. “This shows that with hard work and dedication, applicants without accounting or business degrees are more than capable of obtaining the ACA and/or CTA qualifications.

A Bright Future Beckons

James Clark, Tax Partner at WR Partners, shared his thoughts on Dan’s achievement, saying,

It has been a real pleasure to witness Dan progress during his time at WR Partners. All his hard work, effort, and commitment has paid off, and now he has become a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Taxation. I am looking forward to seeing Dan’s continued success in his tax career at WRP.

With his newly earned ACA and CTA qualifications, Dan is now poised to take his career at WR Partners to soaring heights. The knowledge he gained throughout his studies has played a vital role in shaping him into a skilled professional. We firmly believe that investing in our Team members’ growth is synonymous with success for both the individual and the Firm. Thus, we are confident that Dan’s qualifications will significantly contribute to our long-term success and growth as a company.

A Shared Pride

Dan’s incredible journey is a celebration of talent, dedication, and the power of a supportive environment. We feel honoured to have played a part in his growth and success. We eagerly look forward to witnessing the invaluable contributions he will continue to make within our Firm.

Congratulations again, Dan, on your remarkable achievement and here’s to a bright future filled with growth and success for all our Team members.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career with a growing company, check out our open vacancies and apply now!

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