Pensions Seminars - Planning for Auto Enrolment
Posted on: 03/04/13
It is essential that companies do not leave the review of pension schemes and the implementation of the Auto Enrolment procedure to the last minute.
To help plan for this major change in pension legislation MacKenzie King have arranged for Generation Financial Services to present their workshop on ‘Planning for Auto Enrolment’ to our clients. The cost of the workshop is complimentary and we would like to invite you to attend one of the following presentations:
We will ...
Salary Survey 2012/2013
Posted on: 08/10/12
Our specialist knowledge of Accountancy Recruitment across the regions has enabled us to compile a salary guide which is designed to assist you in the recruitment and retention of your staff.
There is greater optimisim in the recruitment market and certainly amongst the employers of accountants. The last few years have seen fi nance teams trimmed down as far as possible, leavers have not been replaced and company restructures have often meant a reduction in numbers within the tea...
5 Things I Look for in a Great Job Interview
Posted on: 23/01/12
Here is what separates a good candidate from a great one. In my career I have reviewed thousands of resumes and conducted hundreds of employment interviews for both The Trademark Company and other businesses for which I have worked. In doing so, I got to see the good, the bad, and the downright ugly in terms of resumes, interviewing skills, and the like. For other CEOs looking to hire, here's what I think makes a great candidate stand out from the good ones. 1. Attention to detail How ...
Recruitment and Salaries to Pick Up, Say Accountants
Posted on: 19/01/12
Morgan McKinley's survey of 350 senior accounting and HR professionals found 52% expect recruitment at the start of the year. Some 48% expect their salaries to increase, with a further 14% expecting salaries to grow elsewhere in the business. More than half (58%) anticipate bonuses will be up to 20% of base salaries in 2012. Chris Leeson, COO, Morgan McKinley Accounting, Finance & Support UK, said: "This cautiously positive sentiment from our survey respondents illustrates the start...
Latest unemployment figures – REC comment
Posted on: 19/01/12
The number of people out of work in the three month period up until last November rose 118,000 to 2.68 million, the Office for National Statistics has revealed today. Commenting on the latest figures, Kevin Green, the REC’s Chief Executive, said: “The UK jobs market is struggling to cope with austerity measures but will bounce back in the medium term. Whilst the public sector has lost 67, 000 jobs in the last quarter, the private sector has continued to create new jobs, although not in...