Chris Leeson: Hiring and remuneration update

Morgan McKinley has recently released its UK Accounting, Finance & Support Salary Guide for 2011. This report provides insight into current salary and hiring trends for accounting, finance and support professionals working in commerce and industry (C&I), professional services and the public sector. These are clearly diverse markets but overall, the recruitment outlook is much…

Chris Leeson: Mixing qualifications with work experience

An announcement was made this week that could shake up higher education and recruitment models in the UK. Big Four firm KPMG revealed it will work with Durham University and the ICAEW on a groundbreaking scheme to sponsor school leavers to achieve university degrees and full accountancy qualifications. Students will receive a salary throughout the…