Young professionals

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Poor advice deterring students from career in accounting

Young people held back from accounting profession by poor careers advice, AAT study finds

01 Aug 2014

Tim Fouracre

Accountancy's rising star looks for £3.3m through crowdfunding

Clear Books, led by Tim Fouracre, looks to raise £3.3m thorugh its own crowdfunding platform

28 Jul 2014

Trainees prefer small firms

New scheme provides 'access all areas' to the profession

Historic definition of what future accounting talent looks like is changing

21 Jul 2014

#AAYP 2014: Could new LLP tax rules impede careers?

Calum Fuller considers whether the changes made by the government to the tax treatment of LLPs remove a vital stepping stone provided by salaried partnership

06 May 2014

#AAYP 2014: Accountancy Age's 35 under 35

Accountancy Age and Financial Director celebrate the UK's brightest accounting and finance talent

06 May 2014

Firms unite to provide better access to accountancy qualifications

Profession unites to help underprivileged students achieve accountancy qualification

02 Apr 2014

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

04 Mar 2014

Accountancy firms can bridge the skills gap

The profession is doing very well at attracting talent but is not doing enough to retain these graduates

23 Dec 2013

BPP attains university status

Business studies organisation is confirmed by BIS as a university

08 Aug 2013

#AAYP 2013: Young Professionals Day

Accountancy Age is proud to present our second annual Young Professionals Day, including the '35 under 35' survey

01 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: The 35 under 35

Accountancy Age celebrates some of the profession's brightest young talent, highlighting a wealth of experience and skills - at a relatively young age

01 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: Talent is ageless, but youth unemployment is a problem

The principles of developing future leaders apply whether you've just left school or got years of experience under your belt

01 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: Soft skills will be a necessity to being competitive

Accountants must continue to add value by advising our clients more predominantly on their structure and their long-term objective

01 May 2013

#AAYP 2013: Modern accountants – people who think differently

To remain relevant, the profession must adapt, which means young and new accountants must develop new skills, too

01 May 2013

KPMG's trainees learn a harsh business lesson

KPMG's audit trainees now understand that bonuses aren't set in stone

24 Feb 2012

#AAYP: Make yourself 'one to watch'

Be confident in your abilities and don't be shy to let others know of your achievements, says Penny Avis

23 Feb 2012

#AAYP: The 35 under 35

Accountancy Age and Financial Director present the rising stars of the accountancy profession

23 Feb 2012

#AAYP: Let the next generation off the leash

Younger staff members views must be heard - let them loose to get the best out of them, says Juan Carlos Ronco Corsi

23 Feb 2012

#AAYP: Generation Y's great expectations

The next generation of accountants expect much more from their employers, writes Rachel Fielding

23 Feb 2012

#AAYP: A world of opportunities

Despite tough business conditions, the draw of accountancy has never been so strong

23 Feb 2012

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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

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The Practitioner: Funding for growth - options galore

The Practitioner is astounded at the choices available for funding the firm

Leader: Can Tesco questions be answered without more red tape?

Will Tesco's problems be answered by rolling heads and improved controls? Hopefully businesses won't be punished with more red tape

Leader: CFOs must prepare for a more devolved UK

CFOs must consider the potential for all four of the UK nations to set different tax rules and implement separate business environments

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Accountants need a better bedside manner

Step back and put your self in other people's shoes, says chartered accountant Sydney Callis

Colin: Swoop to the rescue

Colin wonders who might be interested in Phones4U's plight

Colin: If you look after the pennies, Tesco...

Colin speculates on the state of Tesco's staff lounge following news of its profits recognition crisis

Colin: Salmond smoked like a kipper

Colin thinks the outcome of the Scotland referendum has a distinctly fishy feel

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