Business Development Checklist for Junior Professionals

Posted on: October 30, 2009

I am often asked to run short training sessions at legal, accountancy and surveying practices with the aim of helping young professionals start their business development activities in support of the firm’s marketing and business development programmes. Here is a summary of some of the ideas provided: Be a good Ambassador You are a walking, […]

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Recent tweets/news round up

Posted on: September 3, 2009

For those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter (RedStarKim), I have selected some of my recent tweets which may be of interest to those in the legal, property and accountancy professions. If you want further information, you’ll need to see the sources, references and links to full articles on Twitter. Economic, social and […]

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Top 50 Accountants

Posted on: June 30, 2009

Accountancy Age reports that of this year’s top 50 firms, 39 (78%) have seen their growth rates squashed and nine saw their revenues decline. Only nine saw their growth rate increased. 3,000 jobs in the top 50 firms were lost. In the next 50 firms, almost half had growth rates lower than 5%. The top […]

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Some good news at last – Accountants ‘best placed’ to benefit from recovery

Posted on: April 22, 2009

Accountancy Age magazine carried the following story yesterday: “PwC says business services sector will emerge in the best shape following the recession Accountants, lawyers and property management companies will be among those to benefit early from an economic recovery, a PricewaterhouseCoopers index has found. Firms in the business services sector, which also includes computer technology, […]

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Pricing problems across the professions

Posted on: October 20, 2008

Oh dear. In the same edition of a London newspaper today there were two stories highlighting the pricing problems in the professions. In one article, a chain of estate agents had sent out a mailer to home owners in the wealthy areas of Central and Greater London to say that they would waive their fees […]

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