Brexit – Where are we now ?

Prior to the Brexit vote, the range of economic predictions on an ‘out’ vote ranged from economic catastrophe to a slow enhanced prosperity free from European binds. So a month or two on, what is the reality looking like? The early indicato...
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17.08.2016 - 10.54 AM

Women in Accounting

Accounting has historically been a masculine professional and, to this day, it is still thought of by many as male-oriented. As we move closer to a more equal society, surely this stereotype cannot endure. At Holden Jones we thought it time for an ex...
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18.07.2016 - 4.30 PM

10 Common Misconceptions About Accountants

Love them or hate them, everyone has an idea about who accountants are and what they do. Accountants make the world go round, well, they make sure that as the world goes round, it is balanced and properly reported! To give accountants a bit of a brea...
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17.06.2016 - 9.00 AM

Pleasure or Pain? Do Software Implementations Increase Efficiencies?

The decision to implement a new software system in a large organisation does not come about lightly. There will have been meetings, scopings, costings, data analysis, presentations, more meetings, the list goes on. When the decision is made to press...
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17.05.2016 - 12.44 PM

What Makes Accountants so Good at Being the Boss?

There has been a developing trend for twenty years or more, of CEOs and Chairmen of big organisations (for the sake of this blog we will reference FTSE 100 companies) being selected with either an accounting or finance background. Currently 58% of Ch...
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07.04.2016 - 9.30 AM

The CV Battle Royale

Two recruitment Titans stand on opposing sides of a client. Each brandishing the CV of the next big placement. One has the permission from the candidate to submit the CV, the other doesn’t care. The second agency just wants to beat everyone to the...
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07.01.2016 - 2.53 PM

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