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  • Public service rubbish collection

    Why pursue a career in public sector finance?

    • 1 Feb 2024
    • ICAEW

    Discover why chartered accountants should consider public sector finance careers and get valuable insights from ICAEW Jobs.

  • AI and accounting professionals

    How will AI change the way that accounting professionals work?

    • 13 Sep 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    A question that gets asked a lot is will AI replace accountants? Learn more in this article about how AI will change the way accounting professionals work.

  • The changing responsibilities of a financial controller

    • 25 Jul 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    The responsibilities of a financial controller are constantly changing. Learn more about what a modern financial controller does in this article.

  • Future of the Finance Professional: Are you ready?

    • 4 Apr 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    The first of our live Careers Series with Oliver Deacon looks at the future of the financial sector and explores what the next steps might be for your career

  • What is the impact of AI and automation in the job market?

    • 23 Feb 2023

    AI and automation in the job market is a hot topic. We explore the impact of these technologies and what it means for the future job market for accountants.

  • Man at desk looking at papers

    Why become a charity trustee?

    • 23 Jan 2023
    • Kristina Kopic, Head of Charity and Voluntary Sector, ICAEW

    Want to enhance your CV and support a cause that’s close to your heart? Then why not join a charity board?

  • Will working from home survive the energy crisis?

    • 20 Sep 2022

    In 2020, millions of people across the UK shifted from office workers to remote workers overnight due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During that time, workers enjoyed a better work/life balance as they did not have to deal with the daily commute into the office due to lockdowns that were happening across the world.

  • The Great Resignation: everything job hunters need to know

    • 18 Aug 2022

    The past few years has seen a seismic shift in the labour market. Millions of workers globally have handed their notices in as they’ve felt disrespected and unsupported by their employers. With so many people leaving their jobs, it’s led to the emergence of The Great Resignation.

  • How to handle the cost of living crisis by negotiating a pay rise

    • 19 Jul 2022

    Asking for a pay rise can help ease any worries you have during the current cost of living crisis. As the current cost of living crisis continues to intensify, you may be wondering if you deserve a raise in your salary.

  • The importance of building a personal brand

    • 20 Apr 2022
    • ICAEW Jobs

    Building a personal brand is essential for your accounting career. This blog dives into the subject of personal branding and why you need one.

  • The 10 biggest salary increases in accountancy and finance in 2021

    • 13 Jan 2022
    • Karen Young, Director of Hays Accountancy & Finance

    The COVID-19 outbreak turned our health, personal and professional lives upside down. But now – as all sectors start to look towards the future – the outlook is encouraging, with accountancy and finance employers feeling positive about the wider economic climate and the opportunities it could bring.

  • Will remote working leave professionals out of pocket?

    • 3 Dec 2021
    • Jane Donnelly, Managing Director, Hays East of England

    The news that Google employees in the US who choose to work from home permanently may get a pay cut has understandably generated a lot of interest and comment. Pre-pandemic only a small minority of full-time employees with office jobs worked primarily from home.

  • What skills do I need to futureproof my finance career?

    • 8 Oct 2021
    • Oliver Deacon

    The world is changing, and so is finance. In just 10 years, the sector will be unrecognisable from what it is today. Digital transformation, automation and a big data boom will see finance professionals embrace AI as standard practice.

  • "The great resignation": Why are so many thinking about quitting?

    • 7 Sep 2021
    • Alistair Cox, CEO of Hays

    That’s it. They’ve had enough. Enough of the endless Teams calls. Enough of putting their career development on hold. Enough of feeling unsupported, overloaded, and overlooked by their employers.

  • Taking on the role of ‘Non-Executive Director’… boards do need you!

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • Louis Cooper is the CEO of the Non-Executive Directors’ Association

    The role of the Non-Executive Director (NED) can be both challenging and rewarding, but it is important to know what you are getting into.

  • The many strategic roles of the CFO

    • 13 Jun 2021
    • ICAEW Business and Management Faculty

    ICAEW’s Business and Management Faculty recently published new research into the many strategic roles of the CFO.

  • Why the financial world is split over hybrid working

    • 10 Jun 2021
    • Matt Weston, Managing Director, Robert Half UK

    With major institutions like HSBC and Lloyds announcing large cuts to their office footprint, there has been renewed speculation across the financial world about the long-term future of the office.

  • Staying visible when working from home

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • ICAEW Insights

    The term “hybrid working” is now firmly entrenched in the business lexicon, but as staff rush to tear up their season tickets to embrace the freedom of time split between working from home and the office, how can you be sure that even if you’re far from sight, you’re not far from mind when it comes to career opportunities?

  • Inclusive hiring: How to address bias in the recruiting process

    • 13 Apr 2021
    • Natalia Sans, Forbes Councils Member

    As organisations try to promote greater diversity and inclusion within their ranks, many hiring managers are focused on sourcing candidates from a variety of backgrounds.

  • Coding could be the key to future proofing your career

    • 12 Apr 2021
    • Dr Rob Mastrodomenico

    To shine in today’s increasingly data-rich and technology-driven world, you must learn how to harness and make sense of data and what it means for the business.