Recruitment Market Updates

How has the Public Practice hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? The main regulatory matter at hand (particularly in Bookkeeping and Outsourcing departments) has been Making Tax Digital (MTD). Since it came into effect on 1st April, many firms have been keen to hire professionals with...

08/07/2019

How has the Office Support hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? A consistent trend has been the changing status of roles . For example, permanent Executive Assistant jobs are going from permanent to temp to perm, or temporary contracts. Further to this, and it’s being seen across...

08/07/2019

How has the Marketing hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? A standout trend in the past months has been the increased number of senior level job seekers, notably in digital. This has come about from mergers and acquisitions, meaning two roles have become one and hiring budgets haven’t...

08/07/2019

How has the Legal hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? There has been a significant uplift in permanent legal openings within businesses and ISDA jobs over the course of the past few months. In part, this has been due to the extension date of Brexit, but much of it pertains to the...

08/07/2019

How has the Tech/Data hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? The first few months of 2019 were very quiet for contract Development recruitment, but the market has improved since and Java jobs have been in demand. Part of this comes from the fact that investment banks have been driving...

08/07/2019

How has the Internal Audit & IT Audit hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? With many big banks having over-hired in recent years, the past year has been slower in comparison with the highest volume of hires coming from within the smaller banking audit functions and Asset...

08/07/2019

How has the Human Resources hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? The Human Resources recruitment market continues to fluctuate, with vacancies being consistently reviewed, changed and pulled. There is a general feeling that many organisations are unwilling to commit to hires during...

08/07/2019

How has the Financial Services Operations hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? Hiring of Financial Services Operations professionals on a permanent basis has been slower throughout the first half of this year than was expected. The new year started very quietly but it looked like...

08/07/2019

How has the Compliance hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? The hiring of permanent compliance professionals increased as the year progressed towards summer, overcoming a slow start to 2019 which was quieter than the same periods in recent years. Most of this hiring has come from the...

08/07/2019

How has the Accounting & Finance in Commerce & Industry hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? The year started incredibly strongly for technical accounting, and whilst these were still popular in the second quarter - making up 22% of mandates across our permanent and temporary...

08/07/2019