Brexit: A Ticking Time-Bomb for London’s Financial Industry?

Brexit: A Ticking Time-Bomb for London’s Financial Industry? Fears are escalating as there are concerns that Britain’s vote to leave the EU in 2019 will harm one of its most successful industries… The Impact of Brexit on the Financial Sector The industry is crucial to Britain’s economy, accounting for 12% of Britain’s economic output and […]

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Decline in Availability of Candidates and Increased Starting Salaries!

Key points from the October survey: Continued growth of appointments but at a softer pace Availability falls sharply Starting salaries increase at second-quickest rate since November 2015! Commentary “Its great news that employers are continuing to hire. However, that growth is slowing down and one of the reasons is that we simply do not have enough […]

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IFAs remain resilient despite rise in robo-advice

Despite the rise in the use of robots as employees in the workplace, IFAs remain adamant that such technology will not replace their human face-to-face investment advice. Although robots and automation are increasingly infiltrating the financial services industry, experts argue that there are certain matters which robot advice cannot be used for; robo-advice generally focuses […]

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Business Quick Stats..

A Snapshot of Statistics from Recent Months 84% of small businesses have no official ransomware policy. Staff are put at risk of cyber attacks…. 92% of cyber attacks suffered by UK businesses were targeted at connected devices such as networked security cameras…. 5 million working hours are lost every week by small businesses due to […]

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4 Qualities Top CEOs Look for in Leadership Roles

Want to make your CV stand out? 4 Crucial Qualities Top CEOs Look for in Leadership Roles! Purpose The more successful companies strive to make a difference; their focus is not solely on making money. How can candidates show this? Their purpose for being hired is more than simply making money and hitting targets… Empowering […]

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UKEF to Help UK SME’s Access Financial Support

UK Export Finance (UKEF), on Monday 16th October 2017, announced that it has launched a new partnership with five renowned high street banks – Barclays, Llyods, HSBC, NatWest and Santander – to provide SMEs with access to millions in government-backed trade finance. What is UKEF?  UKEF, as part of the Department for International Trade, provides […]

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Business Quick Stats..

A Snapshot of Statistics from Recent Months 16% – According to research by The University of Edinburgh, the likelihood of success increase 16% if entrepreneurs write a formal start-up business plan…. 45%:27% – According to a study by Aston University, there has been a 45% increase in the proportion of women who became entrepreneurs and […]

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