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Love Vs Money - The link between Valentine’s Day and Taxes

Published 5 days ago by Medet Ali
“The way taxes are, you might as well marry for love!” - Joe Louis It was Benjamin Franklin who stated that there are only two certainties in life… death and taxes. It is probably about time that we add ‘social pressure to conform to stereotypes and buy a card for your signifi... Read More →

Five great locations for lifestyle and work in Southern England - *hint* they are all outside London!

Published about 1 month ago by Medet Ali
One of the things about tax opportunities is that all the best jobs are in London, right? Well, yes and no… London may be a financial hub and the area where many of the better paid jobs reside, but is it the best place to live and work? Many of the big taxation firms are based... Read More →

How offering flexible working to employees can make a dramatic difference to the success of your firm

Published about 1 month ago by Medet Ali
Finding, hiring and keeping staff is the hardest and most important thing any employer will do for their business. Not only are excellent people hard to come by, they are often whisked away by better offers or improved opportunities. Retaining your staff can be as simple as ch... Read More →

Millennials - Why you should want to employ them and how to get them to stay

Published 2 months ago by Medet Ali
Millennials - the people that we currently think of as young and forward thinking are also the people that employers consider to be fly-by-nighters. Those young people who flit from job to job, creating opportunities where none exist and never treating a job as a career. Yet, ... Read More →

The Importance Of Planning For Your Career And Why Its Vital If You Want To Advance

Published 3 months ago by Medet Ali
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry You are unlikely to fall into your dream job simply by wishing for it. You will need to plan the career and life that you want. Understanding what you really want to achieve and identifying what you need to do ... Read More →

Sat Your CTA Tax Exams? So What Now? Find Out What It Means For Your Salary and Prospects.

Published 3 months ago by Medet Ali
First of all, congratulations! You’ve finally completed a qualification widely recognised as being one of the most stressful, difficult and demanding exams within the profession. So what now? Aside from the personal obstacles or challenges you may have faced during the qualifi... Read More →

Why wait for the New Year to secure a new tax career?

Published 4 months ago by Medet Ali
“When is the best time to look for a new role? Now or in the New Year?” is one of the most frequently asked questions that we tend to hear at this time of year. My general response, for most of the year, is the same as it is now; when it comes to looking for a new opportunity,... Read More →

The latest high paying private client tax positions in the fastest growing firms in the UK.

Published 4 months ago by Medet Ali
The Benefits of Working for a Fast Growing Firm Working for a firm that has limited growth potential will severely curtail your ability to advance. This is an obvious statement, but one that often gets ignored. Fast growing firms will need to hire and promote. If your team is ... Read More →

The Top Reasons That Tax Professionals Give For Leaving Their Jobs In The First Year

Published 9 months ago by Medet Ali
As an employer, that decision to employ a new member of staff is not taken lightly. You will recognise and allow for the time it takes to train that staff member, the added costs associated with their employment (including recruitment fees) and the possible disruption it may c... Read More →

How do you know if you are in the right job? 12 great questions to help you figure it out.

Published about 1 year ago by Alan Jarque
I’m sure you’ll agree that your job is an integral part of your life. It has become a way in which we define ourselves, our worth and how others view us. There comes a point for many individuals when they realise their career isn’t on the trajectory that they want it to be. Do... Read More →