London Startup Roundup

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As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. Startup News: Airbnb has purchased London based disability startup Accomable to assist disabled travelers in finding suitable accessible accommodation. Read. The London Block Exchange is … Read More

What to expect from a competency based interview

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A competency based or behavioural interview is based on the premise that past behavior is the best predictor of future behaviour. If you’re unfamiliar with them they may strike you as unusual and even a little daunting, but research suggests that they can be one of the most reliable and accurate forms of assessment. Competency based interviews are structured, with … Read More

London Startup Roundup – 11th November 2017

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As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. FinTech Startup News: Fintech startup N26 has announced they’ll expand “the bank of the future” to the UK in 2018. Read. Digital challenger … Read More

Q3 saw increases in investment, hiring & optimism

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Hiring rates have remained strong throughout 2017, in spite of economic uncertainty whilst businesses attempt to work out the implications and protect against Brexit. The Deloitte CFO survey for Q3 2017 has shown optimism cautiously returning to pre-Brexit levels as anxieties over long-term impact have slowly begun to ease. Investors are keen to spend – principally in disruptive technology businesses. … Read More

London Startup Roundup – 27th October 2017

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As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. Startup Funding PropTech firm Nested has closed a £36m funding round. The startup aims to disrupt traditional property buying by providing home … Read More

Our consultants & acccountingWeb talk on the changing skills of accountants

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Our consultants take pride in being experts in their sectors. Two of our finest, Alex Laurent and Jodie Codd have contributed towards a fascinating article from Nick Levine, published by accountingWEB, on the effect cloud accounting and new fintech is having on the skill sets of accountants. “Alex Laurent, a consultant at Talent Edge, a recruitment company which specialises in placing accountants in technology … Read More

Do CFO’s need to know about Cybersecurity?

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With recent hacks and changes to regulations, cybersecurity is at the top of every agenda as the volume of cyber attacks doubled throughout the first half of 2017. The typical FTSE 100 firm loses on average £120m after a cybersecurity breach. The risks are even greater for startups & SMEs; 60% of smaller companies go out of business within six … Read More

London Startup Roundup – 13th October 2017

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As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. Startup Scene It’s National Startup Day! Organised by Startups.co.uk, National Start-Ups Day UK 2017 shines a light on exciting and innovative start-ups. Read. While … Read More

How do you meld the cultures of consultancy and creativity?

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Lately rumours have been circulating that Accenture Interactive is interested in acquiring WPP and Publicis. Putting aside the logistics of such a monumental deal, this leaves Accenture with an interesting problem and one that they faced last year after their acquisition of Karmarama – how can they meld the two distinct cultures of data-driven consultancy and creativity? As data and … Read More

Startup Roundup – 6th October 2017

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As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here are a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. Startup Funding Automotive FinTech startup ASF has raised close to £1m after seeing 1,000% year-on-year revenue growth in the last … Read More