UK: Accountants add to pay.

UK: Accountants add to pay. - While the Treasury and Department of Employment plead with British industry to keep down wage demands, accountants are turning a deaf ear. According to the latest survey by Robert Half and Accountemps, salaries rose by an av

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

While the Treasury and Department of Employment plead with British industry to keep down wage demands, accountants are turning a deaf ear. According to the latest survey by Robert Half and Accountemps, salaries rose by an average of 3.6% in real terms during the six months since last May, with specialised, temporary and part-qualified accountants all doing especially well.

There is one ray of hope for inflation watchers: the survey also shows a surfeit of candidates chasing the lowest number of jobs since 1982.

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