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Is the accounting profession ready? Is the UK Treasury ready?

4 days ago by Chris Nelson

The world of tax is rife with uncertainty like never before. Led by tax reform in the US, large global businesses around the world are looking closely at both their supply chains and their organisational and legal structures, causing foreign governments to assess these businesses to prevent base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). Tax controversy is on the increase, and settling these disputes ...

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WHY EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ARE THE BEST THING SINCE SLICED BREAD

24 days ago by Becca Ly

One of the biggest problems facing companies is the attraction and retention of top talent. And let’s face it, with companies clamouring over each other to offer ever more enticing benefits and perks, competition is hotting up. So how important are workplace benefits and how do you stand up and be counted when competing to attract new talent? Millennials have impacted the UK workplace This is n...

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A Four Step Process To Find Out What You Want To Achieve In Your Life And Career

24 days ago by Medet Ali

What do you want to achieve from your career and where do you want to end up? Planning for your career should be a continual process that allows you to monitor and alter your plan as and when circumstance dictate. Your life aspirations will change as you go on. As you get older, get married, have children and develop in your career, your idea of your end goal may change. Below is an exercise th...

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THE 6 BIGGEST CV MISTAKES

about 2 months ago by Pat Keogh

Writing a CV can be a daunting task on the face of it. You have to concisely summarise your entire working life into a few short pages and hope that your personality shines through enough that the HR manager will pick up the phone. With so much time and effort going into covering every single detail and crafting that perfect paper representation of you, are you missing the bigger picture? Our e...

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Don’t be flattered be suspicious!

about 2 months ago by Mike Longman

Don’t be flattered be suspicious! The way people find a new job has changed a lot in recent years – even in the more conservative professions like tax. The impact of social media, and in particular business networking sites such as LinkedIn, means that it is very easy for both in-house HR staff, and external recruiters, to identify and contact, large numbers of seemingly relevant potential cand...

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Future Proofing your Business Advisory Career

5 months 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?

6 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?

8 months ago by Jake Hearn 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

9 months ago by Kevin Racher 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

9 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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