AccountingWEB's featured bloggers

Richard Hattersley
Practice Correspondent
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AccountingWEB features blogs covering a wide variety of areas, some professional, and some personal.

The featured bloggers (listed below) showcase their knowledge, experience and even just talk about their day in the office.

If you’re inspired by our featured bloggers, why not write a blog. Posting a blog is simple:

  • Go to your account
  • Select “start writing your blog post”
  • And finally – write your blog

Tips and hints

Know your audience: AccountingWEB is primarily a community for accounting and finance professionals.

Don’t self-promote:  As with the rest of the site, the rules regarding promotion and advertising still apply in blogs.

Keep it on the site:  Please don’t link to blogs / articles elsewhere without any supporting content.

Featured Bloggers

Click on the bloggers’ profile below to find all of their blogs curated under their account profile. All their blogs are listed under the blog tab.

The Philip Fisher column

Source: Philip Fisher

Philip looks on at the latest headlines from an accountant’s point of view. He also brings his love of theatre to his blog, reviewing some of the latest plays in the West End.  

The Flying Scotsman

Source: Norman Younger

Norman Younger blogs under the alias of the Flying Scotsman. Like the nation’s favourite locomotive, Younger steams over the latest news.

Simon Sweetman

Source: Simon Sweetman


Simon takes an acerbic look at the news. He has been dealing with small business (and personal) tax for some 35 years now, starting with the Inland Revenue in 1971.

Mum and an Accountant

Mum and an accountant

AccountingWEB blogger Lilac 1 writes about her life juggling being an accountant and a mum.


The Imprudent Accountant

jester another pictureSomeone who should know better, but can't resist the occasional rant about the more exasperating aspects of the accountancy profession.

Life at the Coal Face



AccountingWEB regular Glennzy reports from the trenches of his practice, writing about the highs and lows.

My Week

First Tab

FirstTab keeps a weekly diary as an owner of a small practice.  


Managing Expectations


Tom 123 blogs about life as a finance director/finance controller. It’s not all about accounting; Tom often discusses his bus driving hobby.

The Joined Up Networker

Heather Townsend

The “Got-to expert” Heather Townsend helps accountants grow their client portfolio. Townsend is the author of the “How to make partner” books.

The Final Straw

Jennifer adams

There will always be days when something happens to make you think - this is ‘The Final Straw’. Jennifer Adams blogs about such events in the life of a sole practitioner. 

For more tips on blogging, check out our community guidelines, or send me a private message. 


About Richard Hattersley

Richard Hattersley

Richard is AccountingWEB's practice correspondent. If you have any comments or suggestions for us get in touch.