Banks to introduce account name checks

bank name checks

UK banks will be introducing name checks on all bank transfers in an effort to combat scams and lower the risk of accidental online payments. To avoid any delays to your payments, now’s the time to ensure your details are always crystal clear.

Planning for the future? Accounting skills are no longer enough for graduates


‘Plenty of students and graduates might now be wondering over the direction their career will go. Some will have work experience lined up, others might be taking time out and seeing the world. But I bet you one thing: all of them will be thinking ‘what next?’.’ Our director of client services, Rowena Barnwell FCCA, shares her advice for students or newly qualified accountants looking to manage their careers.

Automating our data has fuelled innovation


Laura, our Operations Coordinator, takes a look at how we’ve been streamlining our data to help us fuel innovation, solve problems and focus on what is important to both our clients and our business.

The future of the AI revolution

The future of the AI revolution

From driving our cars, to making phone calls and assisting in the diagnosis of cancer – artificial intelligence is revolutionising how we live our lives. Day to day, we’re already constantly interacting with AI. So what are the implications of this radical technology? How will AI continue to shape our lives, and what should we be doing to prepare for it?

8 coaching myths that need busting

Coaching myths

Professional coaching is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Given that coaching in a formal manner is a fairly recent concept, this speaks volumes about the positive benefits it offers. As with any rapidly growing profession, there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation out there. To help you get started on the right foot, we’ve taken a look at the facts behind 8 popular coaching myths.

4 ways coaching will be the profession of the future

Coaching future

A recent survey revealed that 84% of coaches have been undertaking an increasing amount of work in the last two years, with 40% reporting significant growth in their client base. Coaching is on the rise on both an individual level and as a key part of big business. But it’s more than just a passing fad. We take a look at the four ways coaching is set to continue its record growth as an industry in the coming years.