HALF the accountants in a survey revealed they had received a pay rise in 2011. Of those just 59% said the rise had been five percent or lower.
The news comes from the Robert Walters Accountancy Pay and Compensatin survey which also showed that almost 40% of accountants had received no bonus this year, but of those that had it exceeded 10%.
The survey results come the day after it was revealed unemployment in the UK had climbed to levels not seen for 17 years.
Robert Walters, a recruitment consultancy, said that 63% of the respondents had changed roles in the past two years.
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