Recruitment Market Updates

Generally there is a good availability of talent, and strong competition, even for specialist and senior positions. There was particularly strong demand for Learning & Development and Talent Acquisition professionals, and upward pressure on compensation in these areas. In other news, with our ...

28/11/2018

The influence of Brexit... It may feel like Brexit negotiations have been ongoing for a decade, but we are getting nearer to a conclusion and ‘ a Theresa May deal ’ could be in place. Several companies have established new entities across European locations such as Frankfurt - with this in mind, ...

30/10/2018

A&F Commerce & Industry A&F Financial Services A&F Investment Banking and Investment Management Compliance Financial Services Operations HR Internal Audit IT Legal Marketing Office Support & Secretarial Procurement Project & Change Management Public Practice Risk Management ...

19/10/2018

Q3 recruitment trends of finance professionals into Investment Management and Investment Banking The market has been buoyant throughout Q3 within the accounting and finance space, across both our Investment Banking and Asset Management desks. This has been down to a combination of newly created and...

18/10/2018

How was Risk Management hiring in Q3? Contract hiring was incredibly quiet throughout July and August which isn’t hugely out of the ordinary, but it was even quieter than usual this year. In contrast, things picked up in September and we saw an increase in areas such as credit analysis and model ...

18/10/2018

What has happened to Sales recruitment in Q3? On the whole, the Software and Cloud sectors have been robust. However, there has been a growing number of professionals within the Financial Services domain expressing interest in a move elsewhere in the European Union . This has resulted in some ...

18/10/2018

Q3 recruitment across IT Development: The demand for contract versus permanent hiring has balanced out somewhat in Q3 compared to the first half of the year, when it was incredibly permanent focused. This could be attributed to an increased volume of work but ultimately it’s from the limited inflow...

18/10/2018

Trends from Q3: Hiring A&F professionals into Commerce & Industry Over the past few months, retail organisations have been pushing to fill analytical roles - a large part of that recruitment came as a result of the news that Michael Kors was to acquire Versace . On the property side of ...

17/10/2018

How was Projects and Change Management recruitment in Q3? The second half of 2018 has been challenging for Projects and Change professionals in London. Whilst the summer downturn was expected, the usual September rebound never surfaced and job volumes remained flat across Q3. We feel this was down ...

17/10/2018

Legal recruitment throughout Q3 2018 Both permanent and contract legal recruitment started slowly at the beginning of the quarter, mainly due to the holiday period. This resulted in a slump of both jobs available and active candidates. As soon as hiring managers got back into the swing of things, ...

17/10/2018