soft skills

An informal survey of working styles and personality types among accountancy practitioners has revealed that sociable, outgoing individuals dominate the prof


This light-hearted quiz is presented in association with CCH Software to help practitioners identify their working styles and habits.


John Stokdyk shares some ideas on mindfulness from a moment of calm insight at the recent Accountex event.


The recovering economy could see the return of skills shortages and competition for talent as new opportunities emerge to lure frustrated employees away.

It goes without saying that accounting is not just about technical skills.

Mark Lee highlights 10 techniques accountants can use to improve the likelihood that clients will follow their guidance.


The chartered accountancy careers of the future are unlikely to be like those of the past, writes

Mark Lee looks to stimulate debate about the skills required for successful practice by challenging assumptions that intellectual intelligence and technical prowess matter most.


Alex Miller suggests 13 major traits that employers will be expecting from trainees in 2013.

A recent study of technology and media FDs by BDO revealed some of the secrets of wielding quiet influence within the boardroom. John Stokdyk shares some of their tips.