Introducing Matthew Champkin – Pro-Tax

I am absolutely delighted to welcome Matthew Champkin to our Tax practice team. Matthew will be joining the established Tax Practice team and brings a wealth of Tax recruitment experience with him including his ingrained client and candidate…

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CTA Results: The Effect Of a Global Pandemic?

The May 2020 examinations for CTA were held in June and July as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CIOT accelerated the introduction of online exams to allow those who had been preparing for the Application and Professional Skills paper (APS) to still do so. This was done be a remote invigilated system. The…

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Newly Qualified CTA: 5 Tips To Improve Your Job Search

So, you’ve passed your CTA – congratulations! Whether it’s today, tomorrow or any working day onwards, at some point you’ll be thinking about your current role, developmental goals and career aspirations. But from the newly qualified to the Head of Tax level, new challenges continually present themselves, not only in the nature of the role…

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Using a Recruiter To Your Advantage

Whatever stage you are at in your career, whether you are Tax Trainee or Tax Partner, having the right people help you in your corner when looking for a new role can be instrumental to the success of your career. The right consultant can help you with every aspect of your job search, and there are…

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60 Seconds With: Orla Ralston, European Tax MD at Omers

Orla Ralston is the European Tax MD at OMERS, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. Orla speaks with Jay Sky, Senior Consultant at Pro-Tax about life at OMERS, her impressive career and the opportunities which have surfaced in the face of the pandemic. Who is OMERS and what does the tax team look like? We are a Canadian…

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60 Seconds With Michael Barnard, Head Of Indirect Tax At Blackrock

Michael Barnard is the Head of Indirect Tax at BlackRock, the global investment manager. Michael speaks with Jay Sky, Senior Consultant at Pro-Tax about life at BlackRock, his career defining moments, and the upcoming challenges facing the next generation of tax professionals. BlackRock’s size and stature is market-leading, and a brand name in the financial services sector, but…

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Onboarding: “The Action Or Process Of Integrating a New Employee Into an Organization” – Pkf Littlejohn

With what has been a whirlwind nine months during this current pandemic, many organisations have adapted to new ways of working, new technologies and new work structures. Dominic Watt, Managing Consultant at Pro-Tax speaks with Karen Soo (HR and Recruitment Specialist) from PKF Littlejohn and discusses how they reacted to lockdown and getting back to hiring ways with a newly reformed…

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60 Seconds With: Stephanie Fielding, Global Tax Director at BUPA

Stephanie Fielding is the Global Tax Director at Bupa, one of the UK’s leading healthcare specialists and a globally renowned brand. Stephanie speaks with Jay Sky, Senior Consultant at Pro-Tax about life at Bupa, and its response to Covid-19, advice on managing large teams remotely, and the tips for anyone looking for a career with Bupa.  Bupa is a brand…

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