Three ways to close the finance skills gap in UK accounting practices
Skills

Three ways to close the finance skills gap in UK accounting practices

1w Rachael Kennedy

Three ways to close the finance skills gap in UK a...

What is an accountant? According to ChatGPT, they are the following: “[Accountants are] highly detail-oriented and analytical professionals, adept at ...

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Almost half of accountants believe accountancy is viewed as a stuffy, dull profession
Skills

Almost half of accountants believe accountancy is viewed as a stuffy, dull ...

3m Accountancy Age

Almost half of accountants believe accountancy is ...

New data from cloud accounting provider, FreeAgent sheds light on the true nature of the accounting profession. Read More...

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Salary trends for newly qualified accountants: A market analysis
Skills

Salary trends for newly qualified accountants: A market analysis

7m Accountancy Age

Salary trends for newly qualified accountants: A m...

While salaries and bonuses are important, employees also value flexible working, learning and development, and a clear path to progression Read More...

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Is AI coming for your job?
Technology

Is AI coming for your job?

1y Institute of Financial Account...

Is AI coming for your job?

Fear not the AI revolution, urges Matt Barton, technical manager at the Institute of Financial Accountants Read More...

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ChatGPT less than 50% accurate in accounting exams, study finds
Technology

ChatGPT less than 50% accurate in accounting exams, study finds

1y Sam Alberti

ChatGPT less than 50% accurate in accounting exams...

Accounting students found to be considerably more capable across the board Read More...

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Securing the right talent when scaling for growth
Skills

Securing the right talent when scaling for growth

1y Rachel Gordon

Securing the right talent when scaling for growth

Forward-looking accounting practices across the UK are looking to set themselves up for the future – they are actively using data to make targeted tec...

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Universities are adapting, so must accountancy education
Coronavirus

Universities are adapting, so must accountancy education

4y Alta Prinsloo

Universities are adapting, so must accountancy edu...

For nearly four centuries, higher education has pushed students to define their role in society.  In a society upended by pandemic, however, the scrip...

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Proposed Level 6 degree apprenticeship backed by IFA and NHS
Training & CPD

Proposed Level 6 degree apprenticeship backed by IFA and NHS

4y Shannon Moyer

Proposed Level 6 degree apprenticeship backed by I...

Bridging the gap between Level 4 and 7 qualifications, the proposed Level 6 degree would act as middle-ground for new accountants. Read More...

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Accountancy on the move: How to take UK qualifications worldwide
Career

Accountancy on the move: How to take UK qualifications worldwide

5y Shannon Moyer

Accountancy on the move: How to take UK qualificat...

With accounting qualifications and standards varying around the world, here’s the best way to take your UK credentials with you wherever you go. Read ...

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EY Foundation charity supports record number of young people
People Business

EY Foundation charity supports record number of young people

5y Shannon Moyer

EY Foundation charity supports record number of yo...

The EY Foundation charity supports a new wave of talent, helping to fight postcode inequality and provide valuable work experience to underprivileged ...

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New National Training Academy launched by MHA
Training & CPD

New National Training Academy launched by MHA

5y Chris Jewers

New National Training Academy launched by MHA

The initiative will provide training materials and courses for staff, including professional accountancy qualifications, soft skills such as mentoring...

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IFA encourages CPD forward planning
Accounting Firms

IFA encourages CPD forward planning

5y Leanna Reeves

IFA encourages CPD forward planning

The Institute of Financial Accountants points to accountants failing to achieve CPD credits, while many are leaving it late. Read More...

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ACA qualification to incorporate emerging technologies from 2021
Accounting Firms

ACA qualification to incorporate emerging technologies from 2021

5y Leanna Reeves

ACA qualification to incorporate emerging technolo...

ICAEW plans to improve ACA qualification by including emerging technologies through its new collaboration with financial data analytics software compa...

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ICAEW calls for more flexible Apprenticeship Levy
Training & CPD

ICAEW calls for more flexible Apprenticeship Levy

5y Chris Jewers

ICAEW calls for more flexible Apprenticeship Levy

The accountancy sector has benefited significantly from apprenticeships, which have helped plug the skills gap and support growth among small practice...

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CIMA removes exemption fees
Training & CPD

CIMA removes exemption fees

5y Chris Jewers

CIMA removes exemption fees

In doing so, the CIMA becomes the first accounting body to remove exemption fees, saying they want to encourage accessibility and social mobility. Rea...

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Everything you need to know about the ICAS qualification
Training & CPD

Everything you need to know about the ICAS qualification

5y Beth McLoughlin

Everything you need to know about the ICAS qualifi...

The costs, timings and routes into becoming an ICAS-certified CA Read More...

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What is the AAT and how do you enrol for an AAT qualification?
Training & CPD

What is the AAT and how do you enrol for an AAT qualification?

5y Gareth Platt

What is the AAT and how do you enrol for an AAT qu...

Find out all you need to know about the AAT and how you can get an AAT qualification Read More...

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ACCA vs ACA: what’s the difference?
Training & CPD

ACCA vs ACA: what’s the difference?

5y Rebecca Brace

ACCA vs ACA: what’s the difference?

Find out what the difference is between the two accounting qualifications and which one is best for you Read More...

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How to bring an allegation of sexual misconduct in the workplace
Career

How to bring an allegation of sexual misconduct in the workplace

6y Kirsty Churm

How to bring an allegation of sexual misconduct in...

The #MeToo movement has brought sexual misconduct to the forefront now more than ever, and businesses will listen to you if you need to report it at w...

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Employees at Big Four firm PwC can now choose their own working hours
Practice

Employees at Big Four firm PwC can now choose their own working hours

6y Accountancy Age

Employees at Big Four firm PwC can now choose thei...

In a survey of 2000 people, 46% said they would prioritise flexible working and a work-life balance the most when looking for a new job Read More...

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One year on: how successful was CIMA's joint venture with the AICPA?
Career

One year on: how successful was CIMA's joint venture with the AICPA?

6y Accountancy Age

One year on: how successful was CIMA's joint ventu...

Accountancy Age spoke to Andrew Harding, the Association's CEO-management accounting, about careers, the future of management accountancy, and the joi...

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How to move into accountancy from from another career
Career

How to move into accountancy from from another career

6y AVADO | Sponsored

How to move into accountancy from from another car...

The prospect of changing careers can be worrying, but you shouldn't let that put you off if it's your dream Read More...

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Deal signed between ICAS and US accounting bodies
Business

Deal signed between ICAS and US accounting bodies

6y Accountancy Age

Deal signed between ICAS and US accounting bodies

The agreement will create opportunities for professionals to work in other countries Read More...

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Targeting trainees: Implementing effective training schemes for Generation Z
Training & CPD

Targeting trainees: Implementing effective training schemes for Generation ...

7y Accountancy Age

Targeting trainees: Implementing effective trainin...

Implementing effective audit training schemes for millennials can be difficult, so how can you better understand how your trainees process information...

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AAT approved as apprentice assessment organisation
Accounting Standards

AAT approved as apprentice assessment organisation

7y Accountancy Age

AAT approved as apprentice assessment organisation

The AAT will deliver the end point assessments for the apprenticeships Read More...

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PwC CEE strikes partnership with LSBF
Accounting Firms

PwC CEE strikes partnership with LSBF

7y Accountancy Age

PwC CEE strikes partnership with LSBF

The London School of Business & Finance has become the official provider of ACCA tuition materials for the PwC CEE Academy Read More...

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Nine steps for managing an accountancy disciplinary investigation
Accounting Firms

Nine steps for managing an accountancy disciplinary investigation

8y Accountancy Age

Nine steps for managing an accountancy disciplinar...

Do you have an investigation looming large over you? Kingsley Napley's Julie Matheson goes through the best strategies to manage the process Read More...

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