Without trying to make you jealous, I am going on holiday for two weeks and am very excited about it. Saying that, I have done more work in the last few days than I usually do in three weeks and I know this is only going to continue until it’s time to get the ‘out-of-office’ on.
Even people who are relatively happy at work go through periods when they hate their jobs - for days, weeks or even months at a time. Sure, you can quit when the going gets tough, but in reality you will never be successful if you throw the towel in every time things get difficult. So let’s assume you decide to hang in there for a while rather than bolting. Here are my views on how to make things better:
I recently read an article regarding a string of household names that face a possible £1 billion in combined fines due to being linked to a scheme that incorporated box office films with tax breaks.
Very few financial services organisations have a clean sheet when it comes to compliance, in the last few years. This is no longer a question of consumer confidence, but a genuine exercise in developing a function to deliver robust governance, internally and externally.
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There has certainly been no post Christmas hangover within the London compliance market in January. Hiring has begun in earnest at the senior level within Asset Managers, as firms gear up for up AIFMD and within the Bulge Bracket Investment Banks.
The Oscars: the benchmark of acting and film-making. If you get one of these awards you have reached the peak of your career and have proved to the “critics” you are not just a one-trick pony, but can actually act - something hard to come by in this day and age.
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Our latest Project & Change Monthly Market Report is part of our commitment to add value and keep Project & Change professionals in the London market updated with current hiring trends.
The demand for Project & Change professionals continues to increase and one of the main drivers of this demand is the compliance and regulatory issues, in the aftermath of the financial crisis. For example, provisions need to be made to cover:
Russia has made a brash move recently. You might have heard about it. I’m not one for jumping on political bandwagons, but I do wonder how and why this has happened now. Since the Cold War, there has been a clear and concerted effort from all of the world’s superpowers to at least appear benevolent, so why is Russia now flexing its muscles?