September 28, 2022

inflation

Raises at the Queen’s PwC Are Better Than Other Big 4s But Still Not Beating Inflation

UK inflation is at a balmy 9.1% and rising, the job market is red hot, and accounting firm partners everywhere are digging through their kitchen junk drawers for all the buy-one-get-one pizza coupons they can find. It’s rough out there — for employers. eFinancialCareers is busy sharing details on Big 4 salaries across the pond […]

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Corporate Overlords Try to Scare Us Back Into the Office With Figures on How Much WFH is Costing You

As we watch gas prices tick higher and higher, commercial lessors and middle managers everywhere are anxious to get people back in chairs. Their chairs. Gross, old, shared-space, contains-the-farts-of-coworkers-past chairs. Nothing at all like the luxurious gaming chair your firm WFH stipend covered, though let’s be honest that one is harboring some ghost farts too. […]

Tweet of the Day: Raises, Inflation, and Will Smith

Having gotten only a 3% raise this year, my wife (and many of you in public and industry accounting) can relate to this tweet: When you get a 5% raise but remember inflation is 7.9% pic.twitter.com/lgGtd96xvq — Not Jerome Powell (@alifarhat79) March 28, 2022 Related articles: PwC Briefcases Look Absolutely Stunning On the Oscars Red […]