Problems recruiting key staff and preventing them from jumping ship once they have been hired are causing major problems for family and owner-managed businesses, according to Horwath Clark Whitehill. A study carried out by the UK’s tenth largest firm in association with Kingston University has found that ‘the UK’s major engine for employment growth – the family or owner-managed business – is struggling to find and retain critical staff and remain competitive’.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
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Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.