Whilst times are hard for contractors employed within Risk Management, permanently employed professionals have been part of a more active recruitment market.
Alongside the slow summer months, hiring organisations in London have also been happy to wait for the right Office Support candidate to apply, making for a lethargic period of recruitment.
Banking and financial services institutions offer Marketing, Communications and Sales Support professionals significant salaries in an attempt to secure the top candidates.
Amid political turmoil, the demand for sound Legal advice has been telling, resulting in an abundance of vacancies at law firms and in-house roles across sectors.
Certain areas of IT, Data and Technology in the UK have been hiring prolifically despite the ever-looming uncertainty of Britain’s departure from the European Union.
Despite large banks holding off from hiring into their audit departments after recent years of growth, September brought about an increase in vacancies.
Whilst the economic and political uncertainty has dented hiring across many areas, the recruitment of Human Resources professionals has been lively as companies look to secure top candidates.
Financial Services firms continue to hold off from recruiting professionals and building teams until the picture of post-Brexit Britain is clearer and the political climate has settled.
Whichever way the Brexit decision goes, there is a feeling of optimism across Compliance that it will bring a number of opportunities to the industry.