Fram’s July update covers house prices, “the great resignation” and the importance of flexible working.
The pickup continues. I was personally disappointed that the government didn’t open on the 21st June. We’ve had a vaccine miracle in the UK, the roll out of which by volunteers and the NHS has been amazing (I’m very proud that some of our team have volunteered). Sadly, I feel we haven’t capitalised on this enough and I worry about … Read More
We’re getting closer to “Freedom Day”. Words I think many of us never thought we’d hear, or a concept we’d never imagine having to utter, but there have been many things we’ve seen in the last 12 months that are firsts. Some positive and some negative, but I think the world of work will emerge leaner, more empathetic, and better. … Read More
Things seem to be going okay, don’t they? I don’t want to tempt fate, but there does seem to be light at the end of the tunnel, and the miracle of the UK vaccine roll out seems to be paying dividends. We’re certainly seeing a positive effect on client confidence. Areas that were previously hard hit, such as sales roles, … Read More
It’s happening, jobs are coming back to market at an ever increasing speed and I remain very optimistic on financial services. There are of course headwinds to navigate, but I can’t think of a time in history when there wasn’t. Early on in this crisis there was a view from firms that “we’ll wait until things improve” and slowly the … Read More
What a difference a month, or even a week makes. When I was thinking about writing our monthly newsletter last week the weather was awful and I’d spoken to so many people who were struggling with the monotony and isolation of working from home. Actually, I was getting quite worried about the situation. No updates on unlocking, home schooling, demanding … Read More