Charity Partners: 5 Business Benefits to Being Generous

As you may know, Hannah and Lauren ­­– Iconic Resourcing’s co-founders and directors ­– recently ran a half marathon to raise money for Alzheimer’s Scotland, a charity close to their hearts. So, we’ve been thinking about what it means to partner with and raise money for charities, and what benefits ­– beyond the immediate and

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Outsourcing Accounting Services: 5 Pros and 5 Cons

It’s becoming increasingly common for firms, especially SMEs to outsource a portion of their financial and accounting procedures, from basic auditing and tax assessments, to financial planning and strategy. Even larger accountancy firms are getting in on the act and making use of outsourcing in order to scale for large projects or mitigate against the

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Empathy and Experience: 3 Ways To Build Increasingly Important Soft Skills

Mark Cuban, the billionaire tech entrepreneur, said in 2018 that, “a liberal arts degree in philosophy will be worth more than a traditional programming degree.” That might sound surprising to some people. It’s true of more than just the programming sector too. As the workplace becomes increasingly automated, the requirement that employees excel when it

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Stop Fighting Battles: How to Win the Finance Talent War

The accounting sector has a problem with numbers. Specifically, it’s becoming harder and harder for firms to attract top talent. Why? There just aren’t enough talented bodies to go around. In what’s come to be known as the ‘war for talent’, top firms are finding it increasingly difficult to secure and retain highly qualified finance

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