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  • Whether you're a part qualified or fully qualified accountant there's one decision you will be faced with when planning your next career move: what field, what sector and indeed whether or not you'd like to work in practice or industry.
  • Following a decision to make a career transition into finance James joined Cheesmur Building Contractors in August 2008 to run an accounts department of a struggling business.
  • Now in their 12th year, the PQ Magazine Awards are the UK's premier accountancy awards for part qualified and newly qualified accountants. This annual event recognises the best institutions, lecturers and students in the accountancy world. The categories include PQ Personality of the Year, which ...
  • Michael fills us in about working life as an accountant in Canada, New York and the UK, his experiences of working with a recruitment agency and his transition from a permanent to a contract role.
  • Jonathan Simons became an ACCA member in 2012 at the tender age of 22 and has won numerous accolades for his achievements in the field since then. In addition to winning NQ of the Year he was also accepted by by ACCA's 'Leaders of Tomorrow' programme 2013.
  • Lynn Hayes tells us about her progression from Administrator to Finance Manager and gaining her AAT qualification along the way.
  • Nominations are open for the 2014 PQ Magazine Awards; the top networking event for part qualified and newly qualified accountants.
  • Meet the world’s top business schools and find the MBA programme that is right for you on the Access MBA One-to-One Tour.
  • Use our recommended CV template for part qualified accountants to build your own CV.
  • Would you like to contribute to the GAAPweb blog? This article outlines the requirements, guidelines and suggested topics for a blog contributor.
  • This June thousands of accountants across private practice, business and the public sector will be flocking to Accountex 2013 at the ExCeL in London.
  • Contract rates for accountants working in the North of the UK are up 5.2% year-on-year, according to results from the 2013 Robert Walters Salary Survey. This compares with increases of 0.5% across the UK as a whole, 0.4% in London and 0.0% in the Midlands.
  • Now in their 11th year, the PQ Magazine Awards are the UK's premier accountancy awards with a range of categories including our favourite 'PQ Personality of the Year'.
  • Nominations are open for the 2013 PQ Magazine Awards, the top networking event for part qualified accountants. This annual events, now in its 10th year, recognises the best institutions, lecturers and students in the accountancy world. GAAPweb are once again supporting the 'Personality of the Yea...
  • Determining the main motivation for a candidate wanting to move to a new and virtually identical role as the one they already have, has always been crucial information for the seasoned recruitment consultant.
  • The use of psychometric testing is widely used when recruiting new accountancy and finance staff. John Richardson of Alexander Lloyd reveals the secrets.
  • The Newly Qualified ACA job market is one of the most fiercely competed markets in the UK, you must differentiate yourself from your peers and competition if you want to access the best positions. Creating an updated ACA CV is the first step to success.
  • Meet the world’s top Business Schools and find the MBA programme that is right for you on the Access MBA Tour returning to London for the 11th time next month.
  • In the current economic climate many companies and indeed the Government itself are more focussed than ever on operational costs. Accountants tend to be very comfortable recording, controlling and accounting for costs within the business but the value of the work completed by accountants and the ...
  • Are you qualified, about to qualify or a recently qualified ACA/ICAS/CTA (or equivalent) from Practice looking for an ideal industry move?