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Career and development

News from the London Accountant magazine, the official publication of the London and Croydon Societies of Chartered Accountants.

Time to invest in your in-house tax team

Ektaa Kumar May 2019

Ektaa Kumar, Head of Tax Interim at Morgan McKinley, explains why more businesses are now bringing their tax functions in-house, creating a demand for specialists with real commercial acumen.

Shockingly few firms recognise needs of working parents

Geraldine Gallacher May 2019

Only 18 out of the Top 100 Graduate Employers publish a full set of parental policies, a result that shocks executive coach Geraldine Gallacher, as parents are forced to work ‘in a vacuum’.

Making the most from networking

Holly Thompson May 2019

Asking questions, listening and working out before why you are attending an event are all part of successful networking, says Younger Members London chair Holly Thompson.

Boost your career with the power of LinkedIn

Laura Little May 2019

LinkedIn can be a powerful tool when it comes to your career, using it correctly can teach you more about your chosen field, help you make new industry connections and even boost your career search, says CABA’s Laura Little.

Risks when volunteering becomes working for free

Vicky Andrew May 2019

Following last month’s article by Richard Joseph on the personal benefits of volunteering, SELAS chair Vicky Andrew looks at striking the balance between volunteering and working for free.

When volunteering isn’t just about giving

Richard Joseph April 2019

We all know the main reason why people give up their time to volunteer with ICAEW, but there can be real benefits too, says LSCA Honorary Secretary Richard Joseph.

Leadership mentoring for accountants

Indy Agnihotri April 2019

A recent leadership and mentoring workshop aimed specifically at accountants showed that it isn’t technical knowledge that holds people back, says LSCA Vice President Indy Agnihotri.

HSBC Chair to share insights at City event

Matthew Millane April 2019

Mark Tucker, HSBC Chair, will be answering questions from chartered accountants about his career at an event organised by the Australian & New Zealand Accountants In London Networking Group, a chance to learn from the top, says Matthew Millane.

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