Why should you choose a career in tax?

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Why should you choose a career in tax?

20 Nov 2018
Tax is a fast paced and dynamic environment that sits at the heart of the business decision making. You may be under the impression that it can be boring and wonder why someone would choose a career in this area of the accountancy profession...

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Lee Holloway, Group Head of Tax, Next: A Career in Private Practice vs Industry?

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Lee Holloway, Group Head of Tax, Next: A Career in Private Practice vs Industry?

24 Oct 2018
    Lee Holloway, Group Head of Tax at Next, shares his insight into a career in tax and how it has evolved since completing his training. After 10 years in Private Practice with KPMG and 8 years in Industry, Lee’s broad...

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What is the value of strategic onboarding?

10 Sep 2018
A carefully thought out onboarding process will ensure that every new employee is aware of the firm’s values, purpose and aims from the beginning. Establishing a consistent approach to welcoming individuals into the firm is essential...

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Karen McLellan: What can and should be done to address gender parity in professional services?

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Karen McLellan: What can and should be done to address gender parity in professional services?

16 Aug 2018
Karen McLellan, Managing Director at Haines Watts, Hereford, discusses her stance on gender equality in the workplace and, in particular, women at the senior level of the accountancy profession. “Here we go again” remarked my...

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Why are candidates short-sighted when it comes to their career?

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Why are candidates short-sighted when it comes to their career?

13 Jul 2018
When a candidate takes a re-active approach to their career there is a potential risk to not achieving their ultimate career goal. My questions is - why are candidates so short-sighted when it comes to their careers and planning for the...

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International accountancy talent coming into the UK

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International accountancy talent coming into the UK

20 Jun 2018
For the Summer issue of ABACUS, ICAEW Birmingham and West Midands member publication, we shared our insights on the international accountancy talent in the Midlands.    In recent years we have seen a significant rise in the...

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5 Reasons to choose a career in an Independent Firm

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5 Reasons to choose a career in an Independent Firm

07 Jun 2018
Does the Big 4 offer the best experience? Independent firms can provide an all-round accountancy experience and not only one part of a process unlike working in a Top 10 or Big 4 firm. Working in an independent firm can provide you with more...

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If you were to provide one piece of advice to your younger (professional) self what would that be?

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If you were to provide one piece of advice to your younger (professional) self what would that be?

20 Mar 2018
      We asked Richard McNeilly, Managing Partner, Dains, what advice he would have given to his younger self on building a successful career. Richard delves into why young accountants and finance professionals should find...

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The draw of an Independent accountancy firm over a national

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The draw of an Independent accountancy firm over a national

16 Feb 2018
                  Four reasons why Pippa Hawkes, Director, BSN Associates, believes young professionals who are looking to qualify as a well-rounded chartered accountant should consider...

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What does outsourcing accountancy services offshore mean for the accountancy sector?

25 Jan 2018
  Cameron McCann joined Adlestrop Consulting in 2017 to focus on the independent accountancy market for audit, advisory and and tax. Cameron shares his thoughts on the increasing trend of offshoring accountancy work and what it means...

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