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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.

More to do as boards hit gender targets one year early

Julia Root-Gutteridge March 2020

Despite London-listed companies hitting the one third target of women on their boards, the number of women in senior roles such as finance director remains below target, while progress on ethnic diversity is equally slow, writes Julia Root Gutteridge of the ICAEW Business Team.

Tackle hidden tensions of returning parents

Geraldine Gallacher March 2020

Care-giving and bread-winning are not mutually exclusive, and employers need to recognise and address the hidden tensions faced by new parents when they return to work, writes executive coach Geraldine Gallacher.

More to do as boards hit gender targets one year early

Julia Root-Gutteridge March 2020

Despite London-listed companies hitting the one third target of women on their boards, the number of women in senior roles such as finance director remains below target, while progress on ethnic diversity is equally slow, writes Julia Root Gutteridge of the ICAEW Business Team.

Workplace wellbeing and flexibility key to practice recruitment

Kathryn Swan, Morgan Mckinley February 2020

Kathryn Swan, UK Lead for Accountancy Practices at Morgan McKinley highlights the key areas of opportunity in public practice, and believes wellbeing, enhanced pensions and flexibility will be vital in attracting new professionals.

How to get your next career move right in 2020

Sebastian Thomson January

With a resilient jobs market for newly qualified accountants making 2020 a good time to progress, Morgan McKinley senior consultant Sebastian Thomson sets out his top five career tips for accountants looking for a new finance position.

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