Howarth Morros


Have auditors caused an industry crisis?

Big British businesses are failing at an increasingly alarming rate. Beginning with the collapse of BHS, through to the sale of House of Fraser and accounting irregularities for Patisserie Valerie, to name a just few. What do these firms all have in common? Their issues have stemmed from auditors. Three reasons why auditing is an

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Diversity and impact on HR hiring

Five of the Most Innovative HR Initiatives Addressing Gender Imbalance in the UK

Gender diversity has been a buzzword in Human Resources for a number of years. However, thanks to reports such as the Hampton-Alexander Review, they are no longer just empty words in lieu of true progression. Instead, initiatives on how to overcome the barriers to gender diversity have been pushed to the top of the agenda

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How HR and Finance Professionals Can Conquer the GDPR Burden

GDPR – or The General Data Protection Regulation – is a major piece of legislation that comes into effect on 25 May 2018. It aims to bring a standardised and more rigorous approach to data protection throughout the EU. Furthermore, its impact extends to any organisation that handles EU citizens’ data, meaning international companies doing

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How to Motivate Your Employees

Building and maintaining a motivated and happy workforce is key to your bottom line. Motivated employees not only work harder, they are often more prone to innovation, helping your organisation to gain a competitive edge. Moreover, engaged employees are more likely to remain loyal, reducing the costly need for hiring and training new employees. Whilst

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What are the Benefits of Internal Hiring?

Employees are the most important asset in any business. It’s your employees that make you great, and hiring from within can help to build an engaged and committed workforce. We’ve recently promoted one of our senior managers, Bruce Moran to Operations Director. As well as taking the lead for our finance, HR, and business support

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3 Things That Make for a Positive Employee Experience

Businesses, whether large or small have always had an interest in ‘experience’. Whether it was customer experience (CX), defined as “the product of an interaction between an organisation and a customer” or user experience (UX), defined as a person’s entire experience using a particular product, system or service, ‘experience’ has long been a focus of

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5 LinkedIn Priorities For Accounting Professionals

Accounting professionals like you need a strong LinkedIn profile. Maybe you are job hunting, looking to generate leads for your accounting practice or simply eager to grow your network and your professional credibility. Whatever your professional goals for the coming year, hitting them will be facilitated if you’re doing the things on LinkedIn that produce

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How to Choose Between Multiple Job Offers?

For the majority of us, the job search is a stressful time fraught with panic and upheaval. If you’re doing it right, you’ll be putting your heart and soul into it, taking the time to tailor your applications, research your potential employers, and preparing for your interviews with zeal. If all goes well, there’s every

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Digital is Transforming Finance – Are You Ready?

The business landscape and the finance sector within it is changing. If you consider that more than 50% of Fortune 500 companies have either been acquired, gone bankrupt or ceased to exist since the turn of the millennium, it’s clear to see that globally, industry and commerce is in a considerable period of flux. The

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Career Advice – How to get your CV on the “YES” pile

Ensuring your CV lands on the ‘Yes’ pile and wins you the all-important interview can be a tough task, especially when there are many people with similar experience applying for the same job. How do you set yourself apart from the rest?

Writing and editing your CV can be a tedious task and one which applicants often rush without giving it enough thought. There is often a lot more focus on the interview but without a strong CV, you will struggle to get to this stage. Therefore, your CV is the most important part of the job hunting process because it’s the first impression the employer will have of you and a bad first impression will abruptly end the process. Follow these five tips to convert your CV into an interview.

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