CBI backs higher minimum wage

People Business CBI backs higher minimum wage

20y AccountancyAge.com

CBI backs higher minimum wage

The CBI has lent its support to a rise in the minimum wage, which would see it lifted to £4.50. Read More...

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Scandals fail to deter US accounting students

People Business Scandals fail to deter US accounting students

20y AccountancyAge.com

Scandals fail to deter US accounting students

The spate of global accounting scandals has not stopped students in Illinois from choosing career paths in the profession - in fact the opposite has h...

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Sign up: Get help with your career

People Business Sign up: Get help with your career

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

Sign up: Get help with your career

Accountancy Age and global recruitment specialist Robert Walters have teamed up to host a careers briefing with a number of expert speakers to help ne...

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Change of climate

People Business Change of climate

20y Joy Ainley

Change of climate

By reputation, mentoring and life coaching has to be the airy-fairiest subject of all time. If you were to take a cross-section of the business commun...

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Think of a number...

People Business Think of a number...

20y Accountancy Age, Reporters

Think of a number...

Perish the thought, but should you ever lose your six-figure salary, lavish expense account and find yourself living on the minimum wage, don't get a ...

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New recruits don't care about the money

People Business New recruits don't care about the money

20y Rachel Fielding

New recruits don't care about the money

Career development prospects rather than money are the main drivers forcing job candidates to look for new roles. Read More...

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US company directors' pay rises

People Business US company directors' pay rises

20y AccountancyAge.com

US company directors' pay rises

Despite the stormy economic climate in the US, company directors' salaries surged by 10.9% in 2001, a new study has revealed. Read More...

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Retirement persuades business owners to sell up

People Business Retirement persuades business owners to sell up

20y Damian Wild, Reporter

Retirement persuades business owners to sell up

The lure of retirement motivates more owners of mid-sized businesses to sell up than any other factor, according to new research. Read More...

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BBC expense form move 'will create more work for Revenue'

People Business BBC expense form move 'will create more work for Revenue'

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

BBC expense form move 'will create more work for R...

The BBC's decision to allow its staff to authorise their own expenses may create an additional burden on the taxman, according to mid-tier firm Grant ...

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Executive pay rockets again

People Business Executive pay rockets again

20y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Executive pay rockets again

For the eighth year in a row executives have seen their pay rise, with the best directors enjoying an average 16% increase. Read More...

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It's getting tougher at the top

People Business It's getting tougher at the top

20y Accountancy Age leader

It's getting tougher at the top

Home owners, retailers and lenders may be posing the question, 'recession, what recession?', but for others it is very much a reality. Read More...

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Firms revamp ethical training

People Business Firms revamp ethical training

20y Philip Smith.

Firms revamp ethical training

Audit firms are revamping ethical training in the wake of recent accounting scandals ahead of new guidelines set to come into force next month. Read M...

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It's time to go soft on skills

People Business It's time to go soft on skills

20y Neil Ritson

It's time to go soft on skills

Going to school can be awful preparation for being in business. The problem is that a school curriculum is skewed around training pupils to solve prob...

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Company reward schemes yield dividends

People Business Company reward schemes yield dividends

20y Rachel Fielding

Company reward schemes yield dividends

Companies that reward their top performers more than other staff produce significantly higher returns to shareholders than those that don't customise ...

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MPs shocked by decision to reappoint Capita

People Business MPs shocked by decision to reappoint Capita

20y Gareth Morgan

MPs shocked by decision to reappoint Capita

The government will choose controversial outsourcing firm Capita to run the replacement for its Individual Learning Accounts training scheme, VNU News...

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Capita gets second bite at ILA cherry

People Business Capita gets second bite at ILA cherry

20y our parliamentary staff

Capita gets second bite at ILA cherry

Services provider Capita is still in the running to operate the government's Individual Learning Accounts Mark Two scheme despite being widely critici...

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ICAS in bizarre new marketing 'drive'

People Business ICAS in bizarre new marketing 'drive'

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

ICAS in bizarre new marketing 'drive'

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland has launched a bizarre new marketing venture - it is driving two taxicabs around Edinburgh and Glas...

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Football facing financial crisis, warn insolvency experts

People Business Football facing financial crisis, warn insolvency experts

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

Football facing financial crisis, warn insolvency ...

Two leading insolvency experts have called for changes to the 'super-creditor' rule for certain clubs to ensure they can restructure their debt burden...

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Reputation in tatters

People Business Reputation in tatters

20y Damian Wild, Reporter

Reputation in tatters

Enron has knocked accountants for six. They have lost esteem in the eyes of the public, but how do they view themselves? For the first time, the Accou...

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Enron puts independence in focus

People Business Enron puts independence in focus

20y Steve Carter

Enron puts independence in focus

A few months on from the collapse of Enron and the dust has started to settle. But now, we have to wonder what impact this has had on the accountancy ...

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2002 salary survey results

People Business 2002 salary survey results

20y AccountancyAge.com

2002 salary survey results

Scroll down to see the results of the 2002 Robert Half/Accountancy Age Salary Survey Read More...

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ICAEW votes for subs increase

People Business ICAEW votes for subs increase

20y Philip Smith.

ICAEW votes for subs increase

Members of the ICAEW have this morning dramatically voted in favour of increasing subscriptions by £33 to £200. Read More...

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Calls for NAO to examine Queen's finances

People Business Calls for NAO to examine Queen's finances

20y AccountancyAge.com

Calls for NAO to examine Queen's finances

The royal family should open up its books to demonstrate it provides value for money, according to MPs on a powerful House of Commons committee. Read ...

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Working Overseas: Foreign affairs

People Business Working Overseas: Foreign affairs

20y Mary Huntington

Working Overseas: Foreign affairs

The increasing globalisation of both the industry and its clients means that overseas work is a fact of life for many consultants - and their families...

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Doubts surface over ILA replacement

People Business Doubts surface over ILA replacement

20y Gareth Morgan

Doubts surface over ILA replacement

Early indications are that the replacement for the fraud-hit Individual Learning Accounts training scheme is likely to look very much like its predece...

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Problem child - dealing with gifted employees

People Business Problem child - dealing with gifted employees

20y Anne Scoular

Problem child - dealing with gifted employees

You know the awkward star performers: colleagues or clients who are technically brilliant but who can be difficult or aggressive or make people feel u...

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How bad is the crisis?

People Business How bad is the crisis?

20y Accountancy Age leader

How bad is the crisis?

We hear of the crisis accountancy is in all the time these days. From Enron to Equitable Life, Gazprom to Xerox, every day seems to bring more bad new...

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