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At a personal level a lack of confidence can often lead to missed opportunities – perhaps a lack of self-belief or a fear of rejection mean you don’t try new things. The post Tips to create a confident workforce appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

So you’re fully qualified? Congratulations! But the learning shouldn’t stop here or you’re in danger of being left behind, however many qualifications you have. We all know just how quickly the world of business is moving and without continual learning and development, you’re effectively going backwards. Adopting a ‘never graduate’ attitude will make you stand… Read more » The post How to keep investing in your education without spending money appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

What is your company’s most valuable resource? If you work in the financial services sector, the answer is almost certainly the people who work for it. “For employers in sectors such as accountancy, overall performance is largely dependent on how good their employees are,” said Faith Howe, director of talent at communications agency FleishmanHillard Fishburn…. Read more » The post Why happy healthy employees equal higher profits appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

In this, the final of the Preparing for the new tax year blogs, the payroll areas covered are perhaps less common, but nonetheless very important, and mistakes and non-compliance can lead to financial and reputational costs. Apprentice levy and funding There will be changes to the apprenticeship transfer allowance. From April 2019 the amount that… Read more » The post Preparing for the new tax year – part 3 appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

Being self-employed has many advantages. You can pick the hours you work, fitting around your home life, plus you can choose what kind of projects and clients you take on. And you can do it all from your spare bedroom in your pyjamas. But if you’re working as a self-employed bookkeeper or accountant, you need… Read more » The post How to keep up to date with training when you’re self-employed appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

A recruitment consultant – whether in house or with an agency – is your gateway to a new role. But what are they looking at when they have a job to fill? And how do you make sure you get their attention? The first step: your CV You’ve seen a job advertised. It’s right up… Read more » The post What recruiters are looking for when taking on new candidates appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

Fed up with commuting? Want to carry on working while participating in your children’s lives or helping care for elderly relatives? Then flexible working could be the answer. Yet many workers baulk at asking their employers if they can work flexibly. And it seems men, in particular, don’t like stepping off the nine to five… Read more » The post Why don’t men choose flexible working? appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →

Brexit scenarios are multiplying after the Government’s defeat. But accountants could still benefit from advisory opportunities. Updated 16 January 2019 The post How Brexit will affect accountants appeared first on AAT Comment. Source: AATRead More →