All Careers Advice

  • Here the Audit Agony Aunt answers you questions on how to cope with difficult bosses, line managers and senior staff.
  • Are you starting a career in audit but have a few questions? Then take a look through our Audit Agony Aunt series on 'Starting your career in Auditing' and find helpful advice.
  • Have a question about your wellbeing in the work place? Here the Audit Agony Aunt answers your questions.
  • If you’ve ever struggled to find your voice in a meeting, held back when you know you are truly capable, or felt under pressure to conform to something you know isn’t really you, then you know why self confidence matters.
  • Welcome to Barclay Simpson’s 2018 Internal Audit Market Report.
  • With the explosion of diverse messaging tools and channels that we have at our disposal right now, understanding the best etiquette for e-communication is vital.
  • Understanding what the impending European data privacy regulation is all about is half the battle in preparing your company for its implications ahead of 25 May 2018.
  • With a younger, more tech-savvy generation playing a larger role in business today, the health of an organisation’s cyber security products, protocols and processes has become even more important in 2018.
  • Read our discussion on making Internal Audit more independent.
  • In a time where its function has never been more critical to both business strategy and reputational prowess, internally marketing the value-add of internal audit to the rest of the business is something every organisation should consider doing.
  • Are you considering a career move from Internal Audit to Forensic Accounting? Read about making the move with our article.
  • This article takes you through the 2018 market trends, skills and regulations for Internal Auditor jobs within the Financial Services sector.
  • As technology develops, those professionals with data analytics experience have as a result found themselves rising through the ranks within the internal audit function.
  • The internal audit function remains as relevant in today’s market as it ever has, in fact perhaps even more so in light of incoming regulations and directives such as the EU GDPR.
  • This article will suggest some diagnostics, tips and techniques to manage your anxiety, but also pose the vexing question: when, if ever, can anxiety be an auditor’s ally?
  • It seems that stress – ‘a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances’ strikes everywhere and pretty much everyone at some time in their life.
  • Welcome to Barclay Simpson’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation and Market Trends Mid-Year Report.
  • Delegation - It’s an essential tool in our armoury of rendering our work physically doable, protecting the fragility of work life balance, safeguarding us from overwhelm and ensuring the investment in skills and experience for the future.
  • As the months draw ever closer to the inception of the EU GDPR, a revolutionary piece of legislation that will alter the way global business handles data privacy and security; there may be a question as to how, if at all, Britain’s exit from Europe will impact the effects of the directive on UK b...
  • How do you describe your progress, your success, your achievements? Ever ascribe them to ‘just good luck’, ‘being in the right place at the right time’, ‘sheer hard grind and hanging on in there’?