Career and skill development

  • There are two generally recognised structures for a CV.
  • Agility is key to the survival of any start-up business. But how do you approach the flexible working question if you’re applying for a role in a young accountancy business?
  • According to the Timewise Flexible Jobs Index, only 11% of jobs over £20K FTE are advertised as flexible. If you’re looking for a new role, why not widen your search with full-time roles and then negotiate flex?
  • If you’re looking for flexible work in the accountancy industry, there are jobs out there that can fit your needs. You just have to find them. But how?
  • ACCA membership lets you open up countless opportunities.
  • People take a career break for many reasons. But how do you reflect this in your CV? We talk to our panel of accountancy professionals to discover their top tips.
  • We explore the importance of planning the first 30 days in a new job, in order to get you off to the best possible start.
  • You aced the interview and managed to snare your dream job in accountancy but now it’s showtime on your first day in the office. So how to you go about ensuring you hit the ground running?

  • There are only so many hours in the working day, but with a few tweaks to the way you work and organise yourself, you can achieve a real productivity boost

  • The ACCA Qualification can open doors all around the world, with many potential employers seeing it as a seal of approval and proof that you are a safe pair of hands. But while they might be keen to employ you, what can you do to make sure they are the right organisation or practice for you?
  • What are the most effective ways to forge healthy working relationships in a new role?
  • How to build your professional profile.
  • Being punctual matters because it creates a good impression, so here's how to up your game.
  • We look at the ways you can boost your self-belief, in order to fulfil your potential
  • Commercial awareness is a vital component of the accountant’s skillset. Employers commonly want to see evidence of it during an interview, which may range from displaying knowledge of their commercial operations to a general awareness of the marketplace and economic climate. But how do fledgling ...
  • Whether you end up working in a small accountancy practice or a huge organisation, at some point you’re likely to be working as part of a team. So if you think you’ll struggle working with others what can you do about it?
  • Ever wondered if you’ve got leadership potential?
  • Feeling passion for your job can reap benefits – provided it’s the right kind.
  • We take a look at how to tackle workplace bullying
  • The sky really is the limit when it comes to the variety of options and roles out there for ACCA qualified accountants