2019 is going to be a difficult year but hopefully the turmoil will create plenty of opportunities across Risk Management.
The UK remains a headquarters for decision making in Europe, so we are not expecting a huge amount to change in terms of Marketing recruitment as we progress through 2019.
The increasing popularity of in house Legal jobs lies predominantly in the perception of better work-life balance and and the allure of an escape from the pressure of chargeable hours.
The UK saw plenty of large IT & Technology fund raises in 2018; hard evidence that the UK remains a key destination where businesses can be scaled up.
Internal Audit and IT Audit/Risk continue to be faced with a number of key challenges - namely an ever-increasing pressure on salaries and a limited talented pool.
Compensation & Benefits and Learning & Development Human Resources roles have been notably in demand as businesses display they want to improve retention and attraction.
2018 saw a great demand for Financial Services Operations professionals with significant client facing experience as firms sought to improve their clients’ experiences with them.
Banks still see a need to fill Compliance jobs in the UK regardless of Brexit progressions but they have also continued to bolster teams in other jurisdictions.
The increased permanent Accounting & Finance hires in 2018 across Investment Management indicates a strong market, with high levels of activity from both clients and candidates alike.