Time certainly flies – we’re already two months into 2018 and slowly but surely we are seeing more daylight with spring around the corner. It feels like only yesterday that the MiFID II deadline at the beginning of 2018 came into force – no doubt a relief for many working on and around it leading up to the new year. Post-implementation review
Last year was politically and economically a bit of a quagmire for the UK; the political hole it dug for itself seemed to deepen with a weakened Conservative Party and an EU that was reluctant to lay out its intentions.
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.
In this Women in Tech special, Tasneem Aliewi, tech recruiter at Morgan McKinley, delves into four different STEM specialists' lives to find out about career successes and why more women should consider joining the industry.