Blog - September 2021

  • KPMG To Recruit More Working Class Staff

    Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Accountancy giant KPMG has become one of the first large UK businesses to have set a target for recruiting a number of employees from working class backgrounds. The company has defined ‘working class’ as people with parents with ‘routine and manual’ jobs, such as drivers, cleaners, and farmworkers. The Independent reports that the Anglo-Dutch firm, and one of the Big Four accounting ...

  • Accountancy Becoming More Popular Choice After Pandemic

    Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    The pandemic has made a lot of people think carefully about their careers for various reasons, ranging from redundancy to the desire to make changes to their lifestyle - and accountancy has emerged as a more popular choice. A poll conducted by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) revealed that before the pandemic, 21 per cent of people aged 16-24 were interested in pursuing ...