Martin Bissett formed the Upward Spiral Partnership Ltd (USP) in 2012, specialising in Grade A Fee Growth and Preparing Senior Managers for Partnership within the Accounting Profession.
Clients for USP include:
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
The Added Value Network (AVN)
The 2020 Group
The IAPA Group
Russell Bedford International
The Alliott Group
Chartered Accountants Ireland
Additionally, Bissett has launched a speaking career that has taken him to 16 countries in the first 6 years of its existence.
Bissett has held a position as Board advisor at the Raft Foundation and has been a visiting lecturer at Bolton College, Accrington Rossendale College, Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, Southport College, The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy North Manchester, The North West Society of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Bissett has received the Powered Person of the year award from Business Link, the youngest ever winner of the award.
The Institute of Sales and Marketing Management has recognized him as a Fellow of The Institute.
The Business for Good Organisation has recognised him as a finalist for Global Impact Maker of the year.
Bissett currently has 4 recognised and registered trademarks which he uses in his consulting work. Amongst these are his A.C.C.O.U.N.T.S.(tm) mnemonic, employed in the accurate forecasting of proactive fee growth within an accounting firm.
As of May 2018, Bissett has published 11 books on practice development in the Accounting Profession. The most of any author.
His book ‘Passport to Partnership’ appeared on the curricula of the AAT Level 3 qualification at Bolton College.
He has the best-selling book in North America (Passport to Partnership) on leadership development in the accounting profession.