What’s it like to do an accountancy apprenticeship?

There is more than one route into an accountancy career, and the journey you take very much depends on what suits you. There is no one right way to do it that will guarantee the most success. It is all about what you put in when you start on your path. Accountancy Age spoke to […]Read More

“Hopefully we will start to see the gaps narrow in 2020”: Gender pay gap reporting is released

The gender pay gap in 78% of UK businesses favours men, according to reports which had to be submitted yesterday and analysis by the BBC. Almost half of the businesses that responded, 45 percent, saw their pay gap widen and seven percent saw no change in their gender pay gap. Some businesses had pay gaps […]Read More

How I would Brexit

Monday’s rejection of soft Brexit options means that the UK Parliament has only now voted a majority for no-deal. This means an extension is now likely. In 2016, David Cameron blew his own Brexit referendum. Three years later and it looks like ‘Brexiters’ are risking doing the same with their triumph.  And it will not […]Read More

Saffery Champness appoints eight new partners

Eight new partners have been announced at UK offices of Saffery Champness, in effect from April 1. They are Martyn Dobinson, Simon Hall, Robert Mace, Barbara Marchant, Sean McGinness, David Sedgwick, Andrew Watkinson and Lucy Woodward. The new appointments mean that Saffery Champness has 83 partners across its nine UK offices. Martyn Dobinson, Manchester Martyn, […]Read More

The season of goodwill impairment  

Since 2016, the UK has dealt with ongoing Brexit negotiations, the impact of which is still reverberating through the UK and the rest of Europe. Combined with the lingering effects of the euro sovereign debt crisis, the last five-year period has been characterised by economic uncertainty within Europe. Despite this, global economic and financial conditions […]Read More

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