Monthly Archives: March 2016

Accountex: The essential annual event for all accountancy professionals

Date: Wednesday 11 May and Thursday 12 May Venue: London ExCeL. Book your free tickets   Thanks to its focus on new innovations and expert training opportunities, this popular two-day event has garnered a loyal (and ever-increasing) following among thousands

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Everything you need to know about numerical reasoning tests

If you’re applying for positions in finance and accounting, then at some point you’re going to be faced with psychometric tests. Numerical Reasoning Tests Numerical reasoning tests examine your ability to work with numbers and to analyse data. The term

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New Training Programme for Public Sector Accountants

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) have joint forces with PwC to introduce a new learning programme for public sector accountants. The ICAEW IPSAS Certificate is an online learning programme to help accountants improve their understanding

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ACA, ACCA or CIMA?

When it comes to accountancy qualifications, there’s very little doubt that they are one of the first things employers look for to demonstrate that a candidate has an increased depth of technical knowledge, and a greater understanding of how the

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Taking your next step after qualifying

Dan Hopkins is a Consultant at Argyll Scott, with 3 years experience recruiting within the Technology, Media & Telecommunications sector.  He typically recruits Finance Analysts, Finance Managers, Head of Finance and Finance Directors. Mankind has a natural fear of the Unknown. Opportunity and

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Making social media work for you in your job search

Karen Young, Director at Hays Accountancy & Finance, gives 5 ways to make social media work for you when looking for a new job. More and more employers are looking to social media to give them background information on job

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Creating a Leadership Development Plan

With the capability of leaders imperative to organisational success, it’s not surprising that many organisations place leadership development near the top of the agenda. Leadership development can be instigated from the top-down, or from the bottom-up by individual leaders themselves.

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Ad campaign returns reaching out to ambitious talent in Accountancy

Following the success of the last campaign, GAAPweb have relaunched their ad campaign on the London underground, targeting ambitious accountancy & finance professionals seeking a more satisfying career. Tube panel adverts will be on all London Underground lines for the

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Is gender still a barrier for female accountants?

A recent study from Marks Sattin  finds that half of female accountants believe their gender is a barrier to career success. There is progress with the pay gap narrowing. Female accountants now earn an average of 81% of a males

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LSBF interview Sir Michael Dixon, Director of Natural History Museum

Sir Michael Dixon has worked at the Natural History Museum (NHM) for 11 years and has seen visitor numbers increase from 3m to almost 5.5m visitors a year. He speaks to London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) about the

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