Recruitment

The path to promotion

What’s necessary to take the next step up the corporate ladder?

17 Jun 2010

Accountant awarded compensation after unfair dismissal

Employment tribunal awards almost £40,000 claim.

15 Jun 2010

In defence of the inside man

External candidates don't necessarily always have a head start

03 Jun 2010

Recruiters claim accounting jobs on the increase

2010 has seen “an intense recruitment push”

26 May 2010

Are CFOs now CEOs in waiting?

The outside view of the role and ambition of FDs needs to be re-evaluated

20 May 2010

Be an expert generalist

Time spent in niche areas of finance adds huge value, but you must move back to the mainstream after each time

06 May 2010

Michael Page VAT win cut by £12m

Recruiter says £50m VAT overpayment win from HMRC is revised to £38m, but another £80m reclaim is still being pursued

04 May 2010

When cheap is too cheap

Accountants simply aren’t being paid what they’re worth and they may head out the door when the recovery kicks in

22 Apr 2010

Arnold lays foundations at Enterprise as group FD

Former Redrow finance director joins infrastructure maintenance company

19 Apr 2010

Dillistone to share Biofutures FD

Julie Pomeroy joins AIM-listed company but keeps old FD job at Biofutures International

14 Apr 2010

Burke to lead CEO review at Davenham

Group FD of Davenham appointed group managing director to lead review to decide whether the business should have a CEO or not

01 Apr 2010

Oil man joins Smiths

Former Venture Production FD Peter Turner to join Smiths Group

24 Mar 2010

Recruitment: don’t burn your bridges

A job offer at a new employer shouldn’t stop you acting professionally at your current workplace

18 Mar 2010

Durrant’s hot property at Liberty

Commercial property giant's demerger will see current FD Ian Durrant take up chairman's role at Liberty International

18 Mar 2010

Build yourself a fan base

You need to network and recruit some fans for your brand if you want to stand out

11 Mar 2010

Firms willing to give applicants a second chance

Although most firms don't have a formal re-application procedure, most are willing to give 'second-time' job applicants a chance

25 Feb 2010

Recruitment: the chief challenge

Whether there is a second dip to come or the recovery is really here, it is a challenging time for FDs to ascend to the top job.

01 Feb 2010

IFRS boosts public sector recruitment

New report The World of Work finds search for IFRS specialists keeps up public sector recruitment

14 Dec 2009

No holiday for new Thomas Cook CFO

Renewing tour operator's banking facility will be one of Paul Hollingworth's first challenges

11 Dec 2009

Careers – safe to cross

Finance professionals can traverse across a range of different sectors, so don't be afraid to change your career path

25 Nov 2009

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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