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Essential Accounting Interview Questions

Quentin Tarantino interviewed by Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Are you looking for a job in accounting? If you’re already a graduate or will be graduating soon, and you haven’t already bagged yourself a place in an accounting firm, you’ll have to face a fair few interviews over the coming months. And that means fielding some potentially tricky interview questions. So, as people who…

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Accountancy Outpaces Legal Profession

London's financial sector aerial view

If we were to judge the state of the economy by the growth of accountancy firms then the UK appears to be doing very well. The UK is one of the most “financialised” economies in the world – that is to say our financial sector is responsible for a very significant chunk of GDP (8-10%…

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What You Need To Know About Accounting

For those who’ve been practising accounting for years, even decades, it can be easy to forget that the average person doesn’t necessarily understand the foundations or our “craft”. So we’ve put together a list of some of the most important things you need to know about accountancy. 1. Financial and Managerial: Accounting has two main…

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Small Business Payroll Tips

HMRC documents with pound coins

For most businesses, big or small, the majority of spending goes on wages. And with that comes a lot of concern about getting it all right. We’ve given you a few tips on what you can do to minimise stress. Use an accountant or accounting software We’re not saying it’s not possible to manage payroll…

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HSBC Launch Initiative to Help SMEs

HSBC bank branch sign

The bank has declared that the SME fund will be available in 43 areas around the United Kingdom, while the arrangement and security fees on specific business loans ranging from £1,000 all the way up to £300,000 will be waived until the end of July for those looking to take out a new business loan…

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