Insights

How to strengthen your business during an economic downturn

With the global economic downturn and the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, UK businesses continue to face unprecedented challenges. It is essential to strengthen your position within this economic climate and the ones that will follow. With the help of Howard Woolf, Partner at Gerald Edelman, we will explore practical ways that businesses can…

Read this post

Top tips on how to retain your staff

How can you ensure you retain your staff? With few exceptions, talent challenges are a common theme for practices all over the world. The pressures come from experienced staff leaving for industry roles. To a tight pipeline of new entrants to the profession. And the great resignation to greater salary demands amid rising inflation and…

Read this post

M&A Accountancy & Legal Update: Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

As per the opening on my Q1 overview, we have found a slight pause to come up for air… JUST! AJ Chambers had a record Q1 on M&A activity within the legal and accounting sectors, which is traditionally a slow time of year and seldom many completions in January, February and March. The obvious tax…

Read this post

Shabnam Ali-Khan: My career and passion for diversity within law

The legal system is increasingly embracing the value of diverse perspectives, which helps to ensure fairness and justice for all. Shabnam Ali-Khan from Russell-Cooke discusses her background, career and passions within the legal world. Please could you tell us a little bit about your current position? I am Shabnam Ali-Khan, Partner in the Enfranchisement team…

Read this post

Meet the 35 Under 35: Jack Moore, Page Kirk

Jack Moore talks about about being a Partner at Page Kirk, and how he was invited into the partnership at the age of just 29. Hi Jack, who are you and what do you do? I am Jack Moore, currently a Partner of Page Kirk, based in Nottingham, and my area of oversight is the…

Read this post

What to consider when selling your legal practice

When selling your law firm, what are the important points to consider? Have you thought about all avenues available when the time comes?  In this explorative article, we talk to a well-established law practice owner in Essex. He has been an owner for over 45 years and has recently gone through this process.  Please give us…

Read this post

Meet the 35 Under 35: Natalie Binstead-Wey

Part 5 in our series where we meet and interview some of the winners in the recent 35 Under 35. In partnership with Accountancy Age. We ask Natalie Binstead-Wey about her role as Founder and Managing Director of BW Business Accountants & Advisers. Hi Natalie, who are you and what do you do? I’m Natalie…

Read this post

Residential Property 2022: In review and a look to what lies ahead

By Charlie Davidson, Associate Solicitor in the property department at Bishop & Sewell LLP. Charlie sits down with Stuart Whiter, Associate Portfolio Director at AJ Chambers. He explains first-hand how residential property fared in a 2022 review. Bishop & Sewell is an all-service law firm based in central London. With a particular focus on real…

Read this post

Q&A with Steven Burgess, Director at Scrutton Bland

In early January, Steven Burgess, Director at Scrutton Bland, sat down with Scott Golding, Associate Portfolio Director at AJ Chambers. Steven discusses his career to date and the benefits of working at a leading Accountancy firm. Hi Steven, who are you and what do you do? I’m a Director at Scrutton Bland in our audit…

Read this post

Q1 2023 M&A Market Update: A Year High Activity

Our update for M&A Q1 2023. What a year 2022 proved to be in terms of M&A activity within the Accountancy and Legal Practice space, but no time to come up for air as such high levels are forecasted to remain for at least the next two years. M&A Q1 2023 update This sustained level…

Read this post

Our Awards

Global Recruiter 2021 Awards
Business Awards 2023
Essex Business Awards 2022
The Global Recruiter Awards 2022
GR Industry Awards 2022