Fat cat pay-offs rise despite failures

People Business Fat cat pay-offs rise despite failures

20y Rachel Fielding

Fat cat pay-offs rise despite failures

Golden handshakes for company executives are on the up, despite a parallel rise in the number of business failures in the UK. Read More...

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US throws out global qualification

People Business US throws out global qualification

20y Philip Smith.

US throws out global qualification

The death knell has been sounded for Cognitor, the proposed new global accounting qualification, after members of the AICPA in the US voted two to one...

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Graduates: Consult carefully on jobs

People Business Graduates: Consult carefully on jobs

20y Mary Huntington

Graduates: Consult carefully on jobs

As firms rescind job offers and cut back on recruitment quotas, students must find alternative career paths. But will the big freeze have other reperc...

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Go chase that dream to win

People Business Go chase that dream to win

20y Ros Taylor

Go chase that dream to win

We all desire success at work. How to achieve it is the challenge. Read More...

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No Christmas cheer among drunk staff

People Business No Christmas cheer among drunk staff

20y Liz Loxton

No Christmas cheer among drunk staff

Far from promoting fellow feeling among colleagues, seasonal drinking is causing rowdy and even violent behaviour in UK plc, according to a survey fro...

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Study looks to change accounting image

People Business Study looks to change accounting image

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

Study looks to change accounting image

A study has launched to find out how the traditional image and delivery of accounting education can be transformed into an attractive proposition to n...

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AccountancyAge.com opens careers centre

People Business AccountancyAge.com opens careers centre

20y AccountancyAge.com

AccountancyAge.com opens careers centre

AccountancyAge.com this week launches a new careers centre featuring one of the most comprehensive databases of financial jobs available anywhere. Rea...

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UK accountants world's top earners

People Business UK accountants world's top earners

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

UK accountants world's top earners

Britain's accountants are the world's highest earners with an average annual income of Pounds 83,142, new research has revealed. Read More...

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Careers: Partnerships - Take your partners please

People Business Careers: Partnerships - Take your partners please

20y Mary Huntington

Careers: Partnerships - Take your partners please

Many of the big firms are weaving their way towards public ownership, but while an IPO can produce significant benefits for the partners, what does it...

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Treasury to probe 'false employment'

People Business Treasury to probe 'false employment'

20y our parliamentary staff

Treasury to probe 'false employment'

Self-employed subcontractors are bracing themselves for a new tax crackdown when the Treasury completes a review of employment status to be released e...

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News: Salary soundings survey

People Business News: Salary soundings survey

20y Marc Brenner

News: Salary soundings survey

Although salary negotiations are an area of much concern and confusion, a recent survey by Robert Half International Consulting (RHI Consulting) disco...

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Careers: public sector - Working in the public eye

People Business Careers: public sector - Working in the public eye

20y Mary Huntington

Careers: public sector - Working in the public eye

The Government's commitment to public services means the sector can be seen as a safe haven for consultants. But it is not immune to recessionary-or b...

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Are FD pay rises obscene?

People Business Are FD pay rises obscene?

20y An Accountancy Age leader

Are FD pay rises obscene?

Publication of the latest salary survey from our sister title Financial Director will provoke the usual round of outrage about fat cat pay tempered by...

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The charmed lives of Oxford & Cambridge

People Business The charmed lives of Oxford & Cambridge

20y David Walker

The charmed lives of Oxford & Cambridge

Like public schools, colleges at Oxford and Cambridge have led charmed lives. Inquiries have come and gone but on they sail, bastions of privilege - a...

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Key issues in involuntary dismissals

People Business Key issues in involuntary dismissals

20y AccountancyAge.com

Key issues in involuntary dismissals

This summary is designed to highlight the key legal issues and to flag up a few warning signs that a well-advised employer or employee should watch ou...

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Handling of ILAs a 'catastophe'

People Business Handling of ILAs a 'catastophe'

20y Rachel Fielding

Handling of ILAs a 'catastophe'

Conservative education spokesman Damian Green has repeated calls for the ongoing Individual Learning Account (ILA) crisis to be investigated by the Pu...

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CAs to help growth in Wales

People Business CAs to help growth in Wales

20y Michelle Perry, Writer

CAs to help growth in Wales

Ongoing inward investment and organic growth in Wales will form the basis for a 'fruitful partnership' between Welsh businesses and accountants, a gat...

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Chancellor to encourage IT training

People Business Chancellor to encourage IT training

20y Gareth Morgan

Chancellor to encourage IT training

The chancellor has announced that he will introduce tax breaks for employers that provide training, with IT skills being recognised as crucial to Brit...

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Six FDs make it into £1m big league

People Business Six FDs make it into £1m big league

20y Andrew Sawers, Reporter

Six FDs make it into £1m big league

Big bonuses have taken six FTSE-100 FDs into the million-pound-a-year bracket, according to the fifth annual pay survey by Financial Director magazine...

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Headstart: Management - Lights, camera, action.

People Business Headstart: Management - Lights, camera, action.

20y Philip Smith.

Headstart: Management - Lights, camera, action.

As a crop of blockbusters head for our cinemas, Philip Smith checks the web for Harry, Frodo and friends Read More...

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Headstart: Management - A Week In The Life.

People Business Headstart: Management - A Week In The Life.

20y Neil Quarendon

Headstart: Management - A Week In The Life.

Neil Quarendon is director of finance and operations at Alexander Lloyd, one of the South East’s leading independent accountancy and insurance r...

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EC to debate tax breaks for training

People Business EC to debate tax breaks for training

20y Gareth Morgan

EC to debate tax breaks for training

The proposals for tax incentives are one of six proposals that the EC has made for improving training across Europe. Read More...

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Ten hot tips for Excel users

People Business Ten hot tips for Excel users

20y AccountancyAge.com

Ten hot tips for Excel users

Excel is one of those office tools that appears to have endless mathematical functions which you don't imagine you'll ever get to use. It is however a...

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For & Against: The great waving wages debate

People Business For & Against: The great waving wages debate

20y Neil Chisman

For & Against: The great waving wages debate

Were the FD and CEO at Regus right to waive their wages during troubled times? Neil Chisman says they have sent out the right message, but Peter Willi...

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Profession undervalues fairer sex

People Business Profession undervalues fairer sex

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

Profession undervalues fairer sex

Top female accountants are paid one third less than their male counterparts, according to a recent study by the wealth management arm of Barclays. Rea...

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ACCA to launch MBA in January

People Business ACCA to launch MBA in January

20y Adriana Zea, Contributor

ACCA to launch MBA in January

ACCA is currently developing an MBA programme with Oxford Brookes University which will be open to qualified accountants from January. Read More...

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Future bosses prefer to stay at home

People Business Future bosses prefer to stay at home

20y Larry Schlesinger, Writer

Future bosses prefer to stay at home

Four-fifths of 'affluentials', those individuals destined to command UK businesses in the future, would give it all up tomorrow if they could afford t...

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