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Meet the 35 Under 35 Winners: Lorenzo Coletta, Director, Ascendis

“I really enjoy and get a sense of fulfilment from helping my clients grow their business.” Our 35 Under 35 highlights the best young talent in Accountancy, in partnership with Accountancy Age. We talk to Lorenzo Coletta, Director at Ascendis, about his career and insights on working with tech start-ups. Lorenzo explains how advisory work…

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Supporting employees with a disability: MS Awareness Week

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week runs from 22 to 28 April 2024. It’s the perfect time for us to raise awareness and speak up about the realities of working with a disability and how employers can help. Let’s start with some UK statistics: A wide range of health conditions or impairments qualify a person as disabled,…

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Meet the 35 Under 35 Winners: Mark Adderley-Bateman, Crowe UK

Our 35 Under 35 highlights the best young talent in Accountancy, in partnership with Accountancy Age. We talk to Mark Adderley-Bateman, Senior Manager at Crowe UK, about his career and insights on working with law firms. Mark discusses his passion for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and why reducing barriers is so important. He also explains…

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Q1 2024 Legal Practice M&A: Pace set for a year of high activity

As the first quarter of 2024 passes by, extraordinarily quickly it must be said, legal practice mergers & acquisitions (M&A) activity is notably on the rise. It was a less buoyant market than expected last year, perhaps due to some unhelpful examples of legal M&A deals gone wrong (I’m sure I don’t need to remind…

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Succession a big factor in accounting M&A activity

The current spate of mergers and acquisitions across the accounting industry is a result of several dynamics, including succession plans and a Covid hangover, according to AJ Chambers’ Director James Gosling. The accounting industry has been the subject of several acquisitions so far this year, with the likes of Sumer and Baker Tilly both snapping up firms and a…

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My journey towards Autism Awareness in the workplace

By Mark Lewsey, Marketing Consultant, AJ Chambers As I reflect on my journey of the past few months, I am compelled to share my newfound appreciation for the vital role of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the workplace. In my quest for knowledge and understanding, I understood further that embracing diversity goes beyond race,…

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Creating a collaborative culture at AJ Chambers

Collaboration is a word we often hear in the workplace and is essential to a cohesive team. In this article, we explore how our AJ Chambers use collaboration to improve our service. We employ it as one of our core values. Collaboration research Collaboration, at its core, is the act of people working together to…

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The Tax Implications of Having Young Children

Many people reading this will already be aware first hand, that raising young children is an expensive business. Fortunately, this is recognised by the government, and help is at hand in the form of monthly child benefit payments. This can be vital. Particularly for working parents of small children before they go to school, with…

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AJ Chambers adopts ‘George’s Law’

Why you must support the Miscarriage Leave Bill! Did you know that a staggering 25% of UK pregnancies end in loss? Did you also know that if someone suffers a pregnancy loss before 24 weeks, it is up to their employer to decide to allow paid leave? Find out more about George’s Law. A lawyer…

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Mastering the art of networking

Let’s be real, networking can be awkward. Navigating a room of unfamiliar faces, trying to strike up meaningful conversations. It’s no wonder most of us find it uncomfortable, or even downright intimidating. Explore our networking tips. And yet, for lawyers, networking is a professional necessity, as indispensable a skill as crafting a compelling legal brief….

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