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The Pro’s and Con’s of Contracting October 13, 2015

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There is a very good discussion thread on the pro’s and con’s of contracting on goingconcern.com at the moment. If you think contracting could be for you, or you think the grass is greener on the other side, it may be worth a read. The relevant link is here. I’ve added a few comments based on my own experiences to improve the sufficiency of the debate.

General Election and Internal Auditing Five Years On… May 7, 2015

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On the night of the General Election five years ago, I blogged throughout the evening, commenting on the various polling results in the constituencies. I’m not going to do that this evening, but I’m in a reflective mood. (more…)

CEO In Waiting April 5, 2015

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In the London Evening Standard magazine, ‘ES’ published on 06/03/15 there was an article on work related stress suffered by those in the City. It featured individuals who have been affected by work related and detail on a London clinic which helps mentally ill patients.
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Supermarket Sweep February 25, 2015

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As many of my readers will know, Tesco (the supermarket chain) has been in the news due to a rather large unexpected accounting error in the bagging area, sorry, annual accounts. (more…)

Big 4 Interview…Not February 14, 2015

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As many professionals* out there will recognise, old hands are often canvassed by recruitment consultants as they are keen to place experienced hands in vacant posts. (more…)