'Half a million new UK jobs are expected in next 12 months’, according to a report produced this week by the ICAEW and Grant Thornton.
It certainly makes for positive reading, but there is nothing remarkable about it. This got me thinking how great it was that there is nothing remarkable about this statement, given the challenges that we and the economy have been facing over the last few years. We are now regularly seeing these types of articles, where confidence is high and talk of the ‘R-word’ seems to have taken a back seat for now.
Morgan McKinley has seen a significant increase in business over the last 6 months...the knock-on effect of the lift in the economy is very real.That said, I can imagine that many people might gloss over such articles and not see how it directly relates to them in the real world. You might be wondering whether your prospects as a newly qualified accountant have actually changed in real terms since the lift in the economy.
As somebody at the ‘frontline’ of recruitment, I can say that yes it does! Morgan McKinley has seen a significant increase in business over the last 6 months; from roles we have taken on, numbers of clients we are working with and the number of professionals we have successfully found jobs for across all of our specialisms. The knock-on effect of the lift in the economy is very real.
So if you were wondering what the job market is like, the answer is very good! Morgan McKinley has produced an ACA handbook that sets out all of the options that are open to individuals with practice experience, including the many options within Practice, Commerce and Industry, Financial Services and more.
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