Inform, educate and develop your people with ease

Join the growing number of professional services firms who trust The Professional Alternative to deliver digital skills, personal development and operational best practice

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 140+ 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 – coming winter 2022.

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

  • "The Professional Alternative team understands how learning is key to making professionals feel supported and inspired; they do this with an appreciation of inclusion and innovation that appeals strongly to us."

    Lee Brook, Managing Partner, BKL

  • “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.

Expert-led risk & compliance

Avoid fines, reputational damage and potential charges with learning materials designed to embed essential risk & compliance knowledge firmwide.

Micro to long-form content

Choose from short, pithy reads under five minutes to more in-depth insight, across a choice of audio, video and written formats, with new topics added every week.

Emerging trends ahead of time

Get up to speed on the latest emerging trends before they go mainstream, and stay ahead of the curve with invaluable insight from leading industry figures.

Digitally upskilling your fee earners and business operations team

Redefining the professional learning landscape

Practical knowledge for all levels at your fingertips

  • 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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