I recently spoke to an accounting professional, at the initial point of their job search, who was very restrictive of their opportunities. Just like finding your dream soulmate, sometimes you have to look beyond.
After a busy 2017 at the Strategy, Projects and Change desk at Morgan McKinley, we are beginning to see the contract market heat up in financial services as we progress into the New Year. Instrumental in driving much of the project roles last year was the MiFID II programmes which saw a great deal of hiring in the regulatory space.
If you have an account with one of the large retail banks in the UK, more than likely you would have received an email or letter recently informing you that the personal data they hold can now be shared (securely and only with your permission) with other banks and third parties.
One of the GDPR events we held covered the crucial topic of whether an organisation should hire a Data Protection Officer. A number of professionals from varied backgrounds gathered to listen to a presentation by Paul Jordan of the IAPP.
Morgan McKinley held an informational GDPR evening in partnership with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) to help shed some light on whether or not organisations need to hire a Data Protection Officer.