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Employee Owned Trust: an alternative for succession planning?

The accountancy practice mergers and acquisitions market has been extremely active over the past 12 months or so. Indeed since the Chancellor’s Budget we have seen an increase in owners looking to assist them with their exit plans. We look at Employee Owned Trusts. This increase in activity has been accelerated due to the combination…

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Chair of Deloitte Global Board: Diversity, nurturing talent and working patterns

Sharon Thorne, Chair of the Deloitte Global Directors. The importance of gender parity in the workplace. And her advice for women entering into the accountancy practice and finance industry.  More than a third of FTSE 350 board positions are held by women. According to the government backed Hampton Alexander review to encourage UK-listed companies to…

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How We Deliver Recruitment Solutions to Legal Practice

AJ Chambers is an award-winning consultancy. We find and recruit the very best in the Legal profession. Our team has an incredibly in-depth knowledge of the marketplace. With over 14 years of experience in shaping legal professional’s futures. Our specialist private practice consultants have a deep understanding of the industry. And will be there every…

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The rise of ghosting in the recruitment industry

Ghosting, the practice of ending without explanation and withdrawing from all communication. Once a term exclusively used in the dating world, is now fast filtering into the workplace. Much to the frustration of the recruitment industry.  It’s a common practice for consultancies and internal hiring teams to report applicants not turning up for job interviews. Or successful candidates failing to arrive for their first…

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Things to expect and consider when selling your firm

Selling your Accountancy firm is not an easy task. To maximise the value of your business, you’ll need to plan and prepare well in advance. We have gathered the main points on what to expect when thinking of selling your firm.  FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND FILES WILL BE THOROUGHLY EXAMINED Due Diligence is an integral part of the transaction…

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IWD: Women in Accountancy

For International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate the women in the accountancy industry. We have gathered together 5 of the UK’s top influential accountants, who just happen to be women. Here are a few reasons why we chose each one of them. SACHA ROMANOVITCH  Sacha has made it onto our top 5 women in accountancy…

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A Guide to our Mergers & Acquisitions Service

AJ Chambers has been dedicated to servicing the public practice market with their talent requirements for over a decade. During this time, we’ve built an unrivalled network and understanding of the market. Hear more about our mergers and acquisitions service. James Gosling, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at AJ Chambers, has answered some of the…

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Meet the Team: Jason Reynolds, Operations Director

We speak to Jason Reynolds, Operations Director, about his experience and new role within the company.  TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR ROLE WITHIN THE COMPANY. My role within the group is quite wide-ranging and I take a lead on our analytics and technology, legal matters, and a few other things. A big part…

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Pro Bono Week. The Impact Lawyers Can Make

Lawyers around the country are celebrating the voluntary work done for Pro Bono Week. With the current challenges and uncertainty we face, pro bono provides access to justice for individuals who truly need it. Here are some memorable stories and individuals that make pro bono week worth celebrating. In 2015 Shireen Irani, the founder of…

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How 2020 changed recruitment

By Andrew Hilliard, Managing Director 2020 will go down in history as the year the coronavirus wreaked havoc to our world. Nothing in any of our lifetimes has had such a profound impact on our economy, political infrastructure and public health. How 2020 changed recruitment. It also happens to be our tenth year of trading;…

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