How Covid-19 has changed career paths – everyone wants to be an accountant!

With financial security becoming more important Generation Z, accountancy is becoming a career of choice in our Covid-19 world.

ACCA CEO Helen Brand recently went on the media trail to explain how new research had found one in 10 young people have changed their career choice as a result of the pandemic.

There are around six million 16–24-year-olds in the UK, and ACCA polled over 1,000 to better understand their views about jobs. While before the pandemic 21% wanted to pursue a professional career like accountancy, that figure has now increased to 30%.

Brand appeared on LBC drive and also London Live. Check her out at:

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