Festival of Learning: Learning as an adult

Festival of Learning: Learning as an adult

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 September, 2021

There’s no limit of learning. Whether you’re 21 or 71, there’s always time to pick up a new interest, begin another hobby or get some further experience under your belt.

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Keeping up motivation when working from home

Keeping up motivation when working from home

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 September, 2021

After 18 months of yo-yoing in and out of lockdowns, the positives that remote working has brought to the table for many employees are endless. According to a new survey by RADA Business, nearly half of workers would like to continue working remotely post-pandemic, with the younger generation being most in favour of this shift.

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Why there's no such thing as peaking in your career

Why there's no such thing as peaking in your career

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 14 September, 2021

Despite having embarked on successful careers, why do women feel they have peaked in comparison to men, and what can you do if you feel this way?

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Is job sharing viable in Accountancy?

Is job sharing viable in Accountancy?

Posted by Jo Howell
Published on 09 September, 2021

Despite the UK beginning to sense some sort of normality after an incredibly turbulent 18 months, there’s no denying that more uncertain times are ahead as the government plans to slow down, or stop completely, the level of financial support it has been giving businesses.

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Five reasons why now is the time to leave the big city

Five reasons why now is the time to leave the big city

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 02 September, 2021

Lockdown has changed the future of big cities. In the wake of COVID-19, almost half of Londoners wish to move house, wanting to escape the ‘Big Smoke’ for good. And it seems like this desire is soon to become a reality, with 43 out of 50 of the largest UK companies – most of them based in the capital and other large cities – citing that they do not plan to bring staff back to the office full-time.

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How to write the perfect CV

How to write the perfect CV

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 19 August, 2021

A CV is a window into you, your personality, and your expertise – it gives employees a snapshot of you as an employee and your success but getting it perfect can take time.

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“We’re not all built from the same mould”: Careers advice from our specialists

“We’re not all built from the same mould”: Careers advice from our specialists

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 16 August, 2021

If your A-Level results didn’t quite work out the way you were told they should, or even if they did but you’re not sure if university is the best option for you, other amazing prospects lie in wait.

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How to create, build and retain a diverse workforce

How to create, build and retain a diverse workforce

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 10 August, 2021

The benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce are numerous, and the number of reports that give substantial evidence to this claim are great. A 2018 McKinsey study, for example, highlighted just how much more profitable a diverse workplace is compared to its non-diverse counterparts.

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Preparing yourself for the world of work as a 'COVID-19 graduate'

Preparing yourself for the world of work as a 'COVID-19 graduate'

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 03 August, 2021

It probably comes as no surprise that COVID-19 has deeply affected the graduate market across all industries. In 2020 alone, the UK’s Top 100 Graduate Employers slashed their graduate recruitment by 15 per cent.

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Finance and Accountancy MUST change

Finance and Accountancy MUST change

Posted by Jo Howell
Published on 02 August, 2021

Financial Services and Accounting are two areas of the job market that are struggling to keep up with the positive wave of change sweeping our nation when it comes to increasing efforts around diversity and inclusion. As a sector, our line of work is still heavily male dominated, with women only making up 12.6 per cent of leadership roles – a worrying statistic. 

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How to remove burnout culture in a hybrid world

How to remove burnout culture in a hybrid world

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 29 July, 2021

At the end of 2020, it was reported that three-quarters of UK workers had experienced burnout as a direct result of the workplaces changes brought about by the pandemic – notably being thrown into working from home with no choice. And in 2021, this worrying trend has seemingly continued with 1 in 5 employees reporting to feel unable to manage the pressures and stress levels at work.

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Why now is a good time to be looking for a job

Why now is a good time to be looking for a job

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 09 July, 2021

While it may seem hard to comprehend moving jobs in a pandemic, there’s never been a better time than the present. For the first time in nearly a year and a half, the landscape is on more level footing and employers are desperate for talent. Such a candidate-led market is rare, and this is a brilliant opportunity to make the most out of taking your next step.

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