Recruitment Market Updates

In line with our commitment to keep professionals working in IT Development & Testing functions up to date with employment and recruitment trends, early in 2014 Morgan McKinley conducted an international survey of its consultants in five markets. We have seen activity picking up in recent...

23/04/2014

Core Finance Global Trend Report H1 2014 Our latest Core Banking Global Trend Report is part of our constant commitment to add value and keep professionals updated. We have compiled this report based on a survey of our specialists in our Core Banking teams around the world, to provide insights to...

23/04/2014

"Candidates are advised to specialise in a particular sector and role." - Morgan McKinley Insurance Global Trend Report, H1 2014. Insurance Global Trend Report H1 2014 Our latest Insurance Global Trend Report is part of our constant commitment to add value and keep professionals updated. We have...

23/04/2014

The discussion focussed on the drivers of the global financial crisis and both present and forecast effects resulting from the onslaught of post-crisis rule-making and regulation. To accompany the event, panellist Eric Bigham, founder and Managing Director of Bigham Consulting, produced a white...

23/04/2014

Q: What has surprised us in the past quarter in the tax recruitment market, both from a positive and a negative perspective? At the junior level we have seen an upsurge in demand among the Big Four as they find that the hiring freezes of two years ago and progression of staff to assistant manager...

22/04/2014

A LOW INTEREST RATE CLIMATE At the turn of a century a sense of inflated optimism drove the economy. Demand for property was fuelled by the availability of historically low-cost funding, deregulation and financial innovation. The “Greenspan Put” in the wake of the economic slowdown following 9/11...

15/04/2014

FOREWORD The UK Government has introduced the biggest reforms to the banking sector in a generation to make banks more resilient to shocks, easier to fix when they get into difficulties, and to reduce the severity of future financial crises. The reforms aim in particular to reduce the impact on...

10/04/2014

Client Mandates March has continued the trends seen in January and February and rounded off the first quarter of 2014 with continued growth. All three of our C&I teams have seen growth in their specialisms. Media clients continue to be the leading client base in terms of volume of roles however...

10/04/2014

Market Summary Wow. What a month March was! Job volume across both interim and permanent sky-rocketed by 76% and 113% respectively. Encouragingly, this upturn was seen across both junior and senior level positions. In addition to the growth in job volume, the market also saw an increase in counter...

09/04/2014

MARKET SUMMARY As we draw a close to March, the beginning of the year blues have been replaced by Europe’s continuing efforts to strengthen their markets. GDP figures show further improvements in many economies, creating a financial buzz in the city of London. This is echoed in the media with City...

08/04/2014