Salary hikes for new and old accountants. By Dan Martin
Accountancy firms opening new specialist service departments mean newly and past qualified accountants can expect to earn more in 2006 than their 2005 counterparts, new research reveals.
According to financial recruitment specialists ECHM, salaries are increasing due to a rising shortage of candidates and high levels of demand from public practice firms looking to support the expansion of services in areas such as risk management and management consultancy.
As well as newly qualified accountants benefiting from the trend, older candidates are also in the money, the report said, because man