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

18 days 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. Th...


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

about 1 month 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 ...


Is The Profession Facing a Succession Crisis? - Part 1

about 2 months ago by Sandra McKinnon from Rutherford Cross

Blog Series: Is the Profession facing a succession crisis? Study reports 71% of millennial accountants in regional firms don’t currently aspire to reach Partner level In 2017 Rutherford Cross conducted a study into the issues surrounding succession planning in regional firms alongside the award-winning University of Strathclyde Business School MBA programme. Based on observations gathe...


Autumn Budget 2017

3 months ago by Charlie Scott

Our tax lawyers have been working through the night to bring you expert analyis of the #AutumnBudget You can read more here: Autumn Budget 2017



3 months ago by Charlie Scott

What does the future hold for the tax profession? With the burden of ever-expanding, complex legislation and the increasing trend of moving business activities online or using electronic methods to deliver services, as well as a growing need to recruit and retain suitably trained staff, digitisation – and the way it is implemented – is understandably a subject that many have very strong vie...


How to Resign - A Simple 4 Step Guide

6 months ago by Amy Thomas from Brewer Morris

Whether you have moved jobs before or if this is your first time, resigning from a role can be a daunting task. Ideally, you want to leave your employer on the best of terms. Summarised below are the key points on the resignation process enabling you to manage this in the best possible way. Resignation Letter There is no need to write a descriptive resignation letter, but it still must b...


Mastering the skill of being interviewed

6 months ago by Kerry McLaughlin

Being interviewed is certainly something that comes naturally to some whereas others struggle. However, even the most confident of interviewees have noticed that the format of an interview has changed over the years and the way in which the preparation is undertaken needs to evolve in the same way interview styles have.  ‘What will the format of my interview be?’ is a question I am regularl...


Brewer Morris Charity Football Match

7 months ago by Charlie Scott

Brewer Morris recently held its annual 5-a-side tournament at PLAYFOOTBALL in West London.  Congratulations to the winners Frank Hirth who won a thrilling final against PwC.  It was a great day and we would like to thank everyone who took part and helped raise money for Anthony Nolan.


Trends in in-house tax

7 months ago by Alison Keogh from Pro-Recruitment

You’ve recently spoken to more than a dozen Heads of Tax who have been made redundant. Is this a widespread trend? From the Big 4 to the Top 20, FTSE 100 to FTSE 350 board members are restructuring their teams to the point that the Head of Tax function is becoming a slightly risky role to take on. As widespread as 15 Heads of Tax being made redundant can be, it is a trend that we are seeing...


Movers & Shakers - July Update

7 months ago by Tax Journal

31 July 2017 US firm EKS&H, which has offices in Denver and San Francisco,  joins PKF International as a member firm. 27 July 2017 Smith & Williamson appoints Tom Shave as a partner. Shave joins the firm from Deloitte where he was a partner and specialised in advising financial services businesses, with a particular focus on fintech, on their tax and business affairs. ...