A recent article in Accountancy Age gave the team at Marc Daniels some food for thought on how we would define the current local accountancy and finance market. Here are the findings: Regulation changes are meaning a demand for finance candidates with strong technical skills and regulation experience. Financial accountants with knowledge of reporting standards … Continue reading What is hot in accountancy recruitment right now?
The shunning of university for getting a job straight from school by UK Millennials is a trend that keeps emerging in the media. But is it just media perception or a reality? A recent report by Grant Thornton suggests that more than half of current university students do not believe that having a degree guarantees a good job. This … Continue reading UK Apprenticeships – changing attitudes?
We’ve explored the latest trends in the UK accountancy and finance industry to come up with a short list of must have skills that will help give you a competitive edge in your career. Here we go… The ability to adopt, embrace and work with new technology: More advancements in technology are on their way … Continue reading Top Finance skills needed in 2018
Wishing you all a very Happy New Year from Marc Daniels! When January comes around, it can often be a time of contemplation…if you are currently contemplating your next financial career move we’d love to hear from you! #JanuaryChanges #NewYearsResolution #NewJob
A lot of ground was covered in yesterday’s budget. We’ve picked out some of the major areas that were reported on by the BBC that we think are relevant to those working in accountancy and finance. Personal income and tax: Tax-free personal allowance on income tax to rise to £11,850 in line with inflation in … Continue reading Our Budget Highlights for Accountants
As you’ll see from our current Jobs, unusually, we have a Part Time Financial Accountant and Part Time Administrator role that we are recruiting for at the moment. Recruiting outright for a part time role is still not the norm despite the increasing desire by many to work this way. This Guardian article explores the benefits … Continue reading The Reality of Part Time working
The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has called on Philip Hammond to address 3 key areas in his forthcoming autumn budget: 1) Individual Savings Account (ISA) Initially created to simplify and create accessible savings for all, there are now a multitude of different ISAs including Junior, Help to Buy, Stocks and Shares and Cash ISAs. … Continue reading Some Requests from the Autumn Budget
Really excited to have just taken delivery of the 2017 Marc Daniels chocolate advent calendars. Just like the John Lewis Christmas Ad, our advent calendars are eagerly awaited each Christmas! We look forward to delivering some seasonal cheer to our clients over the forthcoming weeks. Its Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
We were delighted to see that Slough has just been named the best UK town to live and work in! Beating off stiff competition from Manchester and Cambridge. The cost of living, worker satisfaction, a massive redevelopment and a huge number of hot jobs helped Slough to trump its competition. Fancy working in Slough? Give us a call, … Continue reading Slough named Best Place to work
This is a really encouraging story about BDO’s own recent recruitment. A range of social and educational backgrounds have been represented by this year’s intake. Not all are graduates. It’s great to see them breaking down barriers and making accountancy accessible to all with talent. http://bit.ly/BDOAccountants