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Future Proofing your Business Advisory Career

about 1 month ago by Matt Nash

Looking to future proof your career in business advisory? Find out more about Transfer Pricing as a career path… Given current uncertainty and the pace of change in the profession, accountants and tax advisers are increasingly looking to future proof their careers by considering which industries or specialisms may be in high-demand in the coming years. One such specialism is Transfer Pricing, a...

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Can demonstrating a culture of corporate wellness enhance competitive advantage?

2 months ago by SANDRA MCKINNON FROM RUTHERFORD CROSS

This week we brought twenty leaders from the legal and accountancy professions together in our Manchester office to take part in a discussion on this important question. Led by Laura Bamber, founder of the prominent North-West consultancy The Vibrancy Hub, we discussed how demonstrating a culture of corporate wellness enhances a firm’s ability to attract and retain top talent and we explored wh...

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SHOULD YOU EVER ACCEPT A COUNTER OFFER?

4 months ago by Sarah Mumford from Pro-Tax

When you start to look for a new role, you must know going into this one thing is for certain, in 2018’s market you will end up with multiple offers and one of those will be from your current employer. I am going to talk about the pros and cons of counteroffers. Which are the good ones and which are the knee-jerk reactions purely to save cost and time. Most candidates that we act for are subjec...

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5 FOOLPROOF WAYS TO MANAGE MULTIPLE INTERVIEW PROCESSES

5 months ago by Sophie Walker from Pro-Tax

Job searches often follow the London Bus Principle; you wait for ages for one and then three turn up at once! Whilst this seems like a lovely problem to have, it is rare that you will have three perfectly-timed job offers at once and managing this process can be rather daunting. Below are a few tips on how to manage multiple interview processes to ensure you secure the right role at the right t...

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Pure unveils new brand

5 months ago by Jessica Wilson - Pure Seach

The new brand brings the company’s visual identity in line with its positioning as a leader in search and recruitment. International search and recruitment firm Pure have rebranded. The brand has an entirely new look and feel, including a logo, website and values. It also includes a brand video, which you can watch here. Jessica Wilson, Global Head of Marketing, says “For search and recruitment...

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TAX MANAGERS – WHEN IS A GOOD TIME TO MOVE IN-HOUSE?

5 months ago by Alison Keogh from Pro-Tax

The age-old myth would tell us that someone from Practice can move in-house at any point in their career. In fact, this may well have been true a few years back. In 2011, we saw many people Tax Seniors, Tax Assistant Managers, Tax Managers, Tax Senior Managers and Tax Directors move in-house. We even identified some Tax Partners moving in-house. Alas, it's 2018 and the market has changed. No lo...

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EY’s flexible approach to recruiting and retaining returning professionals

7 months ago by Jane Lawrence

Opening up access to the profession helps to cultivate a diverse and inclusive culture that is a commercial imperative for EY. It helps to provide their clients with a breadth of perspectives and opinions. EY Reconnect, a returnship pro­gramme, is an example of the action the firm is taking; supporting professionals back into the world of work. The firm are now inviting applications for their E...

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5 REASONS TO APPLY TO A JOB VIA A RECRUITMENT AGENCY

9 months ago by Pat Keogh from Pro-Tax

As a recruitment leader, I'm always asked what values a recruitment agency can add to the hiring process, compared to applying to a role directly with an organisation. The teams here at Pro-Recruitment pride themselves on covering any grey areas between clients and candidates so that they can best match the best candidates with the best organisations, making the whole recruitment process a lot ...

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Partners of the future: Part 3 - Are accountancy firms nurturing the right skills to build the next generation of leaders?

10 months ago by Sandra McKinnon from Rutherford Cross

Partners of the future: Are accountancy firms nurturing the right skills to build the next generation of leaders? There is no doubt that the accountancy profession is experiencing rapid change. Advancements in digital technology, increased regulation, globalisation, and the changing needs and expectations of clients are all combining to impact the profession in new and different ways. These dra...

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Is the Profession Facing a Succession Crisis? Part 2 – Why Are Millennials Choosing to Leave At Middle Management Level?

11 months ago by Sandra McKinnon from Rutherford Cross

Is the Profession Facing a Succession Crisis – Why Are Millennials Choosing to Leave At Middle Management Level? In the second in this series of blogs discussing the results of a year-long study into the attitudes of millennial accountants on reaching the top ranks of the Profession, we look at why so many millennial accountants are choosing to leave the Profession at middle management level. F...

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