Accountancy was one of only four professions which saw an increase in the number of graduate vacancies in 1999, according to a survey by the Association of Graduate Recruiters. The profession came in third with a four per cent increase behind insurance (ten per cent) and construction (five per cent). The average starting salary for graduates was £17,500 with one in four graduates starting work on £21,000 or more.
Just one half of UK practices have implemented a pricing structure around auto enrolment implementation and advice - with many suffering increased costs
Deloitte's north-west Europe foray; BDO, Smith & Williamson investment paths; Shelley Stock Hutter; and Wilkins Kennedy discussed by editor Kevin Reed on our Friday Afternoon Live broadcast
Accountants should alter their perspective on auto-enrolment to maximise business opportunities, according to Eric Clapton.
Kevin Reed discusses whether new accountancy group Cogital can rival the Big Four...and its likely direction of travel