How to Get Your First Job in Accounting and Finance

Congratulations, you’re about to graduate with your bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting. Now comes the challenge: landing your first job in the financial...

BUSINESSES ARE CONFIDENT – BUT ACCOUNTANCY STAFF DOUBTS THREATEN LONG TERM...

Finance employers have retained a bullish economic outlook following the EU referendum, with nine out of ten organisations expecting business activity to either remain...

5 Steps for Boosting Your Job Satisfaction

Being an accountant has plenty of perks and benefits, but one of them is probably not happiness at work. That’s according to Robert Half’s...

The damaging effect of presenteeism in the accounting industry

A recent study from CV-Library revealed that three quarters of accounting professionals go into work when they’re sick, despite 88.3% admitting that it makes...

What’s holding accounting professionals back in the workplace?

According to research from CV-Library, a third of accounting professionals believe that workplace fears have had a negative impact on their career progression, with...

Kick Your Professional Development Goals into High Gear

As you take stock of your career path, are you happy with your progress or sometimes feel you’re moving at a glacial pace? Getting...

Prof. Tom Scott to become member of the IASB

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation have appointed Canadian academic Tom Scott as a member of the IASB. He will join the organisation in...

Everything you need to know about finding an accounting job this...

Looking for an accounting role this New Year? It’s time to put down the mince pies and get serious with your job hunt, as...

How to Deal with Office Politics in Your Workplace

Office politics is prevalent according to a survey by staffing firm Accountemps. While it may not all be bad, it can also be draining...

How to Prove Your Worth When Starting a New Job?

You were successful in the interview, accepted the job offer and have a firm start date for the accounting job of your dreams. Certainly,...

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ICAEW has published a briefing on the new accounting standard, IFRS 9, which is to be implemented on 1 January 2018. The new rules...

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Working overtime, barely making deadlines, a demanding boss: These pressures may be part of life for an accountant. According to a recent Accountemps survey...

Disintermediation, and the role of humans in providing assurance

Innovation, both in technology and business model, has given both enterprises and individuals the ability to perform many tasks that previously required a third-party...

Talend Unveils Multi-Cloud Big Data Integration Solution

Talend, a provider of cloud and big data integration solutions, unveiled a new version of its Talend Data Fabric platform that is optimised to...