KPMG outs itself as firm that must address diversity imbalance

Big Four firm in drive to improve diversity profile

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Dave Way

Boom in accountant hires expected before end of 2013

Before the year is out 11,494 new roles are expected to be filled across profession

04 Oct 2013

Dave Way

Ex-colleagues most important network for accountants

Importance of 'Old boys clubs' starts to diminish as former colleagues and social media become more relevant for job opportunities

10 Sep 2013

FDs fear losing key staff

Robert Half survey outlines staff fears of finance directors

30 Aug 2012

Companies take staff counter-offer route

Robert Half survey suggests counter-offers more prevalent - but concerns remain about the strategy

14 Feb 2012

Recruitment and salaries to pick up, say accountants

Morgan McKinley survey finds positive vibes around the recruitment marketplace

19 Jan 2012

Resign, or re-sign?

Counter-offers to keep staff on who have handed in their notice is on the rise. But does it work? asks Marks Sattin

16 Jan 2012

Government-backed accounting apprenticeship launched

Consortium of accounting bodies win government bid to provide thousands of apprenticeship roles

02 Dec 2011

School leavers rush to numbercrunching roles

Growing number of school leavers heading for accountancy training impresses Mat Allen

05 Oct 2011

Accountancy job growth 'worst in industry'

Accountancy job creation is moving at the slowest rate of any financial sector, with an increase of less than 10%

15 Jun 2011

Back to school for firms' recruitment plans?

Mat Allen suggest that rising uni fees might encourage firms to look outside of the academic system for recruits

12 May 2011

New CFO recruited at troubled Healthcare Locums

Strife-ridden medical recruitment business Healthcare Locums, has managed to recruit a CFO and CEO following the suspension of its vice-chairman and CFO after accounting errors were uncovered

10 May 2011

Public accounting body strays into recruitment

CIPFA is to offer new recruitment services to public bodies seeking permanent finance staff and interim HR expertise

20 Apr 2011

The truth is out there, but so is loads of other stuff

If you ever search for yourself online, you might be in for a shock

07 Apr 2011

Deloitte creates 125 jobs in Belfast

Deloitte is creating 125 posts in Belfast over the next two years with the establishment of a software development centre.

24 Mar 2011

Nick Willis takes senior partner role at George Hay

George Hay promotes Nick Willis to senior partner succeeding Eddie Fuller who steps down at the end of the month

16 Mar 2011

Travelling man

In a global economy, it could be useful to experience working in different cultures

10 Mar 2011

From a jack to a king

Many finance directors end up moving up to managing director or chief executive officer. So what skills do you need to make that move?

24 Feb 2011

Working towards diversity

What do practices need to do to promote more women and ethnic minorities into senior roles?

24 Feb 2011

Titanium Research uses Windpower to unearth new CFO

Joe Connolly joins mining company from turbine manufacturer Clipper Windpower

14 Feb 2011

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Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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