Learning and development, CPD and compliance training under one roof.
A platform trusted by professional services firms to deliver digital skills, personal development and operational best practice – on demand, from industry experts, in one place, measurable and with learning for every business area.
Easy, on-demand self-service access
Keep your firm learning on the go with ease – our intuitive search functionality unlocks a vast library of indispensable learning materials, all accessible on demand, on any device.
Content by trusted leading experts
Get independent, unbiased knowledge and insight from 160+ (and counting) expert contributors. Covering hundreds of topics, our comprehensive content will help your firm save time, reduce costs, retain talent and build team culture.
Your firm’s learning needs in one place
Keep all your learning in one place with seamless access, and stay on top of regulatory requirements with our risk & compliance training for accountancy practices and law firms.
Measurable usage across your firm
See how your firm measures up by easily tracking your people’s usage, progress against professional competencies, and performance compared to their colleagues, as well as to other users in the sector.
Learning resources for every area
Upskill every team member within every business area of your firm, regardless of their level of expertise and experience, with access to relevant videos, podcasts, animations, written guides, checklists, and much more.
Join the growing number of firms who are empowering their people every day
“Using The Professional Alternative platform gives our teams clear objectives to work towards, which in turn has created a positive culture of continuous personal development, helping us to retain our top talent. We couldn’t imagine our organisation without it.”
Richard Kleiner, CEO, Gerald Edelman
“RSM chose to work The Professional Alternative to complement our own internal development resources. The strong focus on topical and forward-looking topics, together with the easy-to-use platform, enables our leaders to continue to enhance their skills for now and in the future.”
Natalie Greenway, Associate Director, Talent Development, RSM
We were looking for a platform that would help our staff with obtaining the right skills for their personal and professional development. TPA ticked all the boxes and has been a huge asset enabling everyone to gain access to a phenomenal amount of interesting and insightful content. Claire has been a fantastic person to work with and has been so helpful in helping to deliver targeted content to our team.
Sarah Dorey, Associate Director, HR & Office, Grunberg
“The range of resources and training available on this platform is incredible. From legal training to wellbeing and soft skills training, we are confident that staff will be able to use the platform to help with their own personal training and career development plans, as well as offering firmwide sessions to benefit all."
Ryan Clarke, Managing Director, Ringrose Law
Are your people upskilling effectively?
Keeping professional development continuous is harder than it has ever been. But with expert insight, tailored content, trending topics, and more, The Professional Alternative give you the assurance that, every day, your people are owning their learning and staying on top of the latest sector developments. It’s time to enable everyone in your business to level up.
Secretaries & Administrators
Tailor-made resources that will give those on the frontline everything they need to increase the efficiency of your admin operations.
Trainee, Graduate, Apprentice, Team Member
Materials designed to prepare your newest team members for the road ahead, enabling them to navigate your firm’s requirements and the demands of the industry.
Team Leader, First Line Manager, Supervisor, Senior Professional
Inspiration and practical advice aimed at supporting anyone responsible for leading and managing teams and processes.
Divisional Head, Regional Manager, Senior Manager
Resources for those who need to take a wider view of the business – from emerging technologies to ESG strategies, plus everything in between.
Senior Leadership Team/Executive Committee
Transformative ideas and forward-thinking solutions that will ensure your board – and your business – is compliant now and ready to face future challenges.
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