Recruitment Market Updates

How has the Tax hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? DAC 6, the EU tax arrangement seeking to strengthen transparency and fight against aggressive tax planning, is coming up more and more in the requirements from banking clients. Otherwise, the similar suspects of Brexit and making...

08/07/2019

How has the Supply Chain & Procurement hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? The first half of 2019 has revealed an increased level of permanent recruitment compared to the hiring of contract or temporary Supply Chain & Procurement professionals. The market has remained...

08/07/2019

How has the Strategy, Projects & Change Management hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? The first six months of 2019 have presented a tricky job market in the financial services sector, with things not really picking up after the slow Christmas period. Many external factors have...

08/07/2019

How has the Sales hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? Hiring of Sales professionals has remained resilient despite the economic backdrop and widespread political uncertainty, as Enterprise Sales roles typically require the incumbent to be locally based so they can easily and...

08/07/2019

How has the Risk Management hiring landscape been over the first half of 2019? Across Asset Management, there has been more of a drive to fill investment risk second line roles and building out their function, funds are starting to be more proactive with the oversight responsibilities required...

08/07/2019

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 type roles are going from permanent to temp to perm, or temporary contracts. Further to this, and it’s being seen...

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 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 increased...

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. Part of this comes from the fact that investment banks have been driving to convert contract roles to...

08/07/2019