Nearly two-thirds of UK accountants have overseas experience, according to the a new survey from specialist recruitment consultants Robert Half. The research was carried out in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), which has come to the conclusion that accountancy could be the answer to employees' demands for more flexibility and variety in their work, because it provides opportunities to live and work abroad. What the institute doesn't mention in this instance is that there is also still plenty of variety here in the UK. You only need read Taxation 2 to learn that. The new issue is out today.
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