As accountants, we know that what we do is vital to support other businesses. Yet, a skills shortage means our practices are struggling to keep up with client demands. The result? Burnout, a lack of fresh talent entering the profession, making the skills shortage worse, creating a cycle that needs addressing.
Nearly half of UK accountancy practices have already recognised the issue1 and as someone who has seen the effects of this skills shortage, it’s important for us to address it and find solutions for sustainable growth.