Blog - November 2021

  • PwC Boss Stresses Importance Of Office Working For Young Accountants

    Posted on Saturday, November 20, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Kevin Ellis, the chairman of PwC UK, has emphasised the importance of working in a communal office for early-career accountants. While many people have adapted to home or hybrid working during the pandemic, Ellis has suggested that this might not be the best path for everyone. Speaking to The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW), Ellis said that younger accountants may miss out on learning ...

  • The Many Different Routes Into Accountancy Firm Roles

    Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    One of the largest misconceptions in the field of accountancy recruitment is that you need to have a related degree to train to be an accountant and get into an accounting role . This is exceptionally far from a case, and whether you want to be a chartered accountant or a certified accountant, there is a wide range of routes that do not require a university degree. These work on a spectrum from ...

  • Job Vacancies Hit Record High

    Posted on Monday, November 8, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    People looking for accountancy jobs are not alone as recent figures show there are a record high number of positions available at the moment. According to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 1,102,000 job vacancies between July and September 2021. This represents an increase of 318,000 from before the pandemic, from January to March 2020. It also breaks ...

  • New Starter Salaries Rising At Fastest Rate In 24 Years

    Posted on Friday, November 5, 2021 by Lydia SinclairNo comments

    Starting salaries for new employees and temporary staff wages have increased at the sharpest rate for 24 years, according to a study by KPMG and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). BBC News reports that according to the study, robust demand for staff has been fuelled by rising economic activity, but at the same time, there are fewer candidates for the available jobs, which has ...