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Productivity Tips: How to get more done in a day than you do now in a week

about 1 month ago by Katie Horne

Work is a huge part of our identity, but for many of us work has ceased to well… work for us. Ask yourself: Are you stressed at the end of most days, frustrated that you haven’t achieved what you set out to do? Do you feel like a shift worker? Working early morning shifts, evening shifts and weekend shifts, as well as the 8.30am – 6.00pm day in your employment contract. And despite these long h...

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An interview with: Hannah an FC at Whitbread

4 months ago by Katie Horne

Hannah has been with Whitbread for 6 months having joined from PwC and is now working as a controller within risk, control and process improvement. Hannah is one of a number of ACAs who have joined Whitbread in the controls and risk environment in the last 5 years as the business helps develop its future leaders. I discussed the following with Hannah: RM: Why did you join Whitbread in the contr...

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Why a financial control role should be top of any ACAs wishlist

4 months ago by Katie Horne

Over the years I have spoken to, and met, countless recently qualified accountants looking for that first move into industry and more often than not the first words I hear are, “I want a commercial role” or “ I would consider management accounting or financial accounting as a second choice…. but I don’t want audit” Equally, organisations looking to recruit commercial finance roles will have to ...

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Chartered Accountants: Thinking of a move from practice - Take these 3 steps before deciding

about 1 year ago by

Chartered Accountants: Thinking of a move from practice - Take these 3 steps before deciding Should I stay or should I go? A common question for us all as we seek career fulfilment, and one that is particularly pertinent for Chartered Accountants given the career diversity available for those who hold the prestigious ACA qualification. ACA Prospects: FTSE 100 board members, Entrepreneurs, Pract...

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Where next? Newly Qualified ACA

over 1 year ago by

First choices The first decision you are going to have to make is whether you are going to stay in practice or move into industry. For some of you, this will be an obvious choice, but many of you will still be torn. Moving Into Industry For many, the lure of industry is too great, and there are a few entry routes you can use to take you in this direction. When looking at entry routes, it helps ...

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