Management accountants positive about their careers

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS feel secure about their professional future, according to a new survey by CIMA.

Despite gloomy economic forecasts for 2012, half of CIMA members expect a salary increase in the next 12 months.

However, longer working hours are becoming more commonplace. In 13 of the 14 countries surveyed, two-thirds or more of respondents are working more than 40 hours a week. However a shorter working week is more typical in the UK, with 27% working 35 to 40 hours.

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