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Career and development

News from the London Accountant magazine, the official publication of the London and Croydon Societies of Chartered Accountants.

Five ways to close gender pay gap

Geraldine Gallacher May 2018

Now that companies and professional services firms have filed their first gender pay gap reports, it is more important than ever to take action, according to executive coach Geraldine Gallacher.

Practice hubs pulling job hunters out of London

Kathryn Swan April 2018

The opening of regional offices outside the capital by the major accountancy firms is creating an attractive degree of flexibility for job candidates, says Morgan McKinley’s Kathryn Swan.

30% female board membership not high enough

Nishma Tate April 2018

The gender pay gap won’t be eliminated with 30% female boardroom representation, there should be equal representation, argues LSCA Business Board member Nishma Tate.

Shake up to shape work potential

Indy Agnihotri March 2018

The secret to fulfilling your desires and potential at work lies in a focus on your needs and wants through training and development, reveals Indy Agnihotri.

Make a date to update skills and knowledge

March 2018

Don’t delay, book a course today to ensure you hit your training and development targets and keep up to date with the very latest changes in legislation and regulatory requirements.

Equality not just a problem for women

Helen Brennan March 2018

As the related issues of gender bias and part-time work continues to grab the headlines, Helen Brennan talks about her own experience, arguing this is a problem for fathers and carers as well.

Employers, not parents, need parental leave education

Geraldine Gallacher March 2018

As take-up of shared parental leave remains disappointingly low, executive coach Geraldine Gallacher believes the government should be targeting employers to change perceptions and make a difference.

Regulation impacts the contractor market

Victoria Walmsley March 2018

The contractor hiring market endured a tough year in 2017 according to a recent UK Salary Guide, with many turning to permanent jobs in accountancy and finance, despite increasing pay rates in regulation, says Victoria Walmsley, Operations Director at Morgan McKinley.

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