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    It’s no longer ‘better the devil you know’ – Market Update May 24

    It may not feel like UK financial services is in a purple patch, but the UK continues to be Europe’s…

    Simon Roderick

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    Succession – Market Update Apr 24

    MD Simon Roderick on the Norwegian wealth fund, podcasts & the importance of succession planning.…

    Simon Roderick

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    It could soon be a good time to be a job seeker – Market update Easter 24

    I’ve been quite vocal about 2023 being a difficult year for the financial services industry. However, I am happy to…

    Simon Roderick

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    Financial Services in 2024 – Market Update Jan 24

    For many, 2023 is a year to forget. There certainly seems to be more optimism within the financial services industry…

    Simon Roderick

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    Sales & Marketing practice – 2024 market update

    Chloe Tillman takes a look at what 2024 might look like for Sales & Marketing in financial services. We find…

    Chloe Tillman

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    End of Year Review – Financial Services Recruitment

    This is my last newsletter of 2023. It’s been a tough year, but I’m also proud of what the team…

    Simon Roderick

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    Good news for financial services recruitment, but we keep it brief – Market Update Nov 23

    There are some pockets of hiring, but in my newsletters, we like to keep the positivity to a minimum –…

    Simon Roderick

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    You may be needed more than you know… Market Update Oct 23

    Redundancies and mental health both come into focus for this month’s market update.…

    Simon Roderick

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    Thriving in challenging times – FinTech market update

    The tech industry has always been agile, but agility and adaptability matter now more than ever. I wanted to share…

    Simon Roderick

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    Communication & the Cuban Missile Crisis – Market Update Aug 23

    When we’re working on an assignment for clients, some personal qualities are always required by every firm, and strong communication…

    Simon Roderick

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    Market update Aug 23 – The international edition!

    On learning from others, employment & unemployment, and rainy days. An update from a stormy Scandinavian island.…

    Simon Roderick

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    Our skills are diminishing faster! Market update July 23

    The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report (2023) says two-fifths of the core skills workers have today will be…

    Simon Roderick