Profession undervalues fairer sex

People Business Profession undervalues fairer sex

21y 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

21y 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

21y 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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LETTERS - Speculation over NTOs is misleading.

People Business LETTERS - Speculation over NTOs is misleading.

21y Alan Cull

LETTERS - Speculation over NTOs is misleading.

Speculative comments have been made in certain parts of the media about Accountancy National Training Organisation’s future, following recent ev...

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CIPFA enjoys strong student growth

People Business CIPFA enjoys strong student growth

21y Philip Smith.

CIPFA enjoys strong student growth

Audit Scotland's decision to use CIPFA as its preferred trainer of students has helped the public sector accountancy institute hit its student targets...

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FDs' emphatic 'no' to domestic perks

People Business FDs' emphatic 'no' to domestic perks

21y Adriana Zea, Contributor

FDs' emphatic 'no' to domestic perks

Most finance directors firmly deny companies should provide their staff with special perks according to this week's Accountancy Age/Reed Accountancy P...

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Whitehall threat to training body.

People Business Whitehall threat to training body.

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

Whitehall threat to training body.

Government plans to overhaul the flagship National Training Organisations could result in the demise of the accountancy arm, Accountancy Age has learn...

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FDs back idea of tax credit for training.

People Business FDs back idea of tax credit for training.

21y Lois Fettis

FDs back idea of tax credit for training.

Tax incentives to encourage more spending on training would be given a warm welcome by the vast majority of finance directors, according to this week&...

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Headstart: Management - Where are the 'people' people?

People Business Headstart: Management - Where are the 'people' people?

21y Neil Chisman

Headstart: Management - Where are the 'people' peo...

‘I pay tribute to all our employees without whose dedication and loyalty … blah, blah.’ Just another dose of typical boilerplate fro...

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Keep learning, directors told.

People Business Keep learning, directors told.

21y Liz Loxton

Keep learning, directors told.

Senior managers who admit they have things to learn will improve the learning culture in their companies, according to speakers at the Chartered Insti...

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Letters - Teaching is much harder.

People Business Letters - Teaching is much harder.

21y Kieran Evans

Letters - Teaching is much harder.

I could not believe the words of recent correspondents who have begrudged teachers a loan for the paltry sum of #6,000. Do they have no concept of the...

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Headstart: Careers - The right skills for the shortage.

People Business Headstart: Careers - The right skills for the shortage.

21y John Seear

Headstart: Careers - The right skills for the shor...

Not so long ago it was ‘not enough good calibre people for corporate finance’. Now, staff at all levels are being made redundant. This is ...

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Headstart: Careers - Christmas is coming.

People Business Headstart: Careers - Christmas is coming.

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

Headstart: Careers - Christmas is coming.

If you are planning an office party this year log on to ensure a good time is had by all Read More...

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Headstart: Careers - A week in the life ...

People Business Headstart: Careers - A week in the life ...

21y rumo, Writer

Headstart: Careers - A week in the life ...

Angus Farr is the national training and HR manager at HLB Kidsons. He joined the firm as a trainee in 1994, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 19...

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Investors get say on pay.

People Business Investors get say on pay.

21y Philip Smith.

Investors get say on pay.

Plans to give shareholders more influence over directors'remuneration given thumbs up Read More...

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E-learning: the next killer app

People Business E-learning: the next killer app

21y Ambrose McNevin

E-learning: the next killer app

'The next big killer application for the internet is going to be education. It's going to be so big it's going to make email look like a rounding erro...

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Accountancy graduates fare best

People Business Accountancy graduates fare best

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

Accountancy graduates fare best

Accountancy graduates have the highest graduate employment rate, faring better than IT and business and management graduates, according to new researc...

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Whitehall threat to training body

People Business Whitehall threat to training body

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

Whitehall threat to training body

Government plans to overhaul the flagship National Training Organisations could result in the demise of the accountancy arm, Accountancy Age has learn...

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Regret at ICAS exit from training body

People Business Regret at ICAS exit from training body

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Regret at ICAS exit from training body

A national accountancy training body has said it regrets ICAS's withdrawal from its funding group. Read More...

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Reward staff with dinner out

People Business Reward staff with dinner out

21y Gavin Hinks, Writer

Reward staff with dinner out

Bosses should be holding a cash float to treat staff to dinner out, according to an expert in workforce relations. Read More...

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FDs back idea of tax credit for training

People Business FDs back idea of tax credit for training

21y Lois Fettis

FDs back idea of tax credit for training

Tax incentives to encourage more spending on training would be given a warm welcome by the vast majority of finance directors, according to this week'...

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Insight: Management - Considering all options.

People Business Insight: Management - Considering all options.

21y Michelle Perry, Writer

Insight: Management - Considering all options.

Tax and lifestyle changes mean employee incentive packages are as likely to include share options as they are company cars Read More...

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Headstart: Management - Managing bonuses in a downturn.

People Business Headstart: Management - Managing bonuses in a downturn.

21y Mark Edelsten

Headstart: Management - Managing bonuses in a down...

We are facing low inflation, low interest rates, low unemployment and a nervous stock market. Investment decisions and discretionary spend are under r...

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ICAS exits accountancy training body

People Business ICAS exits accountancy training body

21y Damian Wild, Reporter

ICAS exits accountancy training body

The future of the fledgling National Training Organisation for the accountancy profession was thrown into doubt this morning after ICAS announced it w...

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PAC urged to investigate ILA scheme

People Business PAC urged to investigate ILA scheme

21y our parliamentary staff

PAC urged to investigate ILA scheme

The Conservative Party is urging the Public Accounts Committee to investigate reports of fraud which lead the government to suspend its Individual Lea...

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UK plc wastes millions on training

People Business UK plc wastes millions on training

21y Liz Loxton

UK plc wastes millions on training

New research from Gallup shows that over 80% of UK employees are not engaged by their work with the millions spent each year on management training be...

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For and Against - Christmas party? I think not.

People Business For and Against - Christmas party? I think not.

21y Peter Williams, Writer

For and Against - Christmas party? I think not.

With companies facing tough economic conditions and staff being laid off, it is not a very good idea to host a Christmas Party for the 'survivors'. Re...

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