Although the extra effort is reaping rewards, with increased sales turnover over the last five years, managers are struggling to get the right work/life balance.
While feeling under resourced and facing increased pressure to keep pace with new technological advances, the survey finds the single most important motivator for business people is customer satisfaction (34%); even higher than commercial success (29%).
A separate survey by the Institute of Directors last week says small businesses and women employees are most adversely affected by the ‘red tape’ created by work/life balance campaigners.
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.