Banking/Financial services

Recruiter urges financial services to ensure leadership reflects customer diversity

The chief executive of executive and interim recruiter Green Park Recruitment is calling on the financial services industry to do more to ensure that its leadership reflects the diversity of its customer base.

Diversity/Inclusion 21 February 2018

Lloyds Banking aims for 8% target of BAME senior managers by 2020

Lloyds Banking Group has a target of having 8% of its senior managers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds by 2020.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 12-16 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s contracts & deals: Berry Recruitment, Bullhorn, Crown World Mobility, Educate Resourcing, Jobshop UK, PageGroup, Spider, Templine Employment Agency, The Curve Group, The Daisy Chain, Thunderhead, TXM Recruit, Uniting Ambition, Viventis Search Asia

Metro Bank to recruit nearly 1,000 in 2018

A UK challenger bank is boosting the country’s financial sector to the tune of 900 new jobs this year.

In-house recruitment 9 February 2018

Niche and specialisation are hiring bright spots, says Morgan McKinley

Demand for niche skills and specialists were the bright spots for hiring in 2017 in the UK, according to global professional services recruiter Morgan McKinley.

Technology 29 January 2018

Nationwide unlocks applicant’s talent with ‘escape room’ challenge

Building society Nationwide has taken inspiration from classic quiz shows The Crystal Maze and The Krypton Factor to launch a new ‘escape room’ challenge.

FINANCIALS: PageGroup posts record profits but down in the UK

While global recruiter PageGroup witnessed record gross profits last year, its UK divisions have experienced challenging market conditions.

Financials 10 January 2018

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters reports positive group profits

Global recruiter Robert Walters has continued to see positive growth with group gross profit up 19% year-on-year, according to a trading update for Q4 2017.

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 8-12 JANUARY 2018

This week’s contracts and deals: Adzuna, Citifocus, In Job Group, NRG, Principality Recruitment, Recruitive, Search Consultancy

Supplier, Temporary workforce 9 January 2018

Coventry Building Society looks to recruit 40

Coventry’s finance sector is being boosted with the announcement of 40 new jobs.

In-house recruitment 5 January 2018

Recruiter HOT 100: the HOT 10 professional sector recruiters

As part of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of top-performing recruitment firms in the UK, today we look at the HOT 10 professional sector recruiters.

HOT 100 13 December 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 11-15 December 2017

This week's appointments include: Hightech Partners, McGregor Boyall, TrueBlue

Technology 12 December 2017

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters sees strong trading across regions

Robert Walters is seeing “strong trading” across all its regions of operation, the global recruiter has announced in a trading update.

12 December 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Bullhorn, Caburn Hope, Eames Consulting, Knowit, Morgan McKinley, Nakama Group, Outsource UK

Supplier, Technology 4 December 2017

Barclays offers graduates free interview accommodation

Barclays is offering graduate interviewees the chance to apply for up to two nights’ free accommodation in three cities in England.

27 October 2017

CONTRACTS AND DEALS: 25-29 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: ClearStar, greenbean by NRG, Jobbatical, ManpowerGroup, Workforce Holdings

Supplier, Technology 25 September 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 4-8 SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s appointments include: Ascendant, Athona, Driver Hire,  Eames Partnership, Etonwood, Franklin Fitch, Green Park, Meridian Business Support, NRG, Pedersen & Partners, SRi, Volcanic

Technology 4 September 2017

ActiveQuote creates 70 jobs in Cardiff

Cardiff-based comparison website provider and insurance broker ActiveQuote is to create 70 new jobs.

30 August 2017

Ab Banerjee: A better way to find star performers

Goldman Sachs recently introduced a personality test for prospective new interns. By testing at application stage, the investment bank is hoping to hire new recruits who have similar qualities to its existing ‘star performers’.

Emerging talent 22 August 2017

NEW TO THE MARKET: 21-24 AUGUST 2017

Latest new launches, openings or products within the recruitment industry, including: Antal International, Exello Law, IDEX Consulting, The Supply Register

21 August 2017

Goldman Sachs adopts personality test for recruitment

Goldman Sachs is to use a ‘personality test’ to recruit for its banking, trading and finance and risk divisions, according to the investment banking giant’s global head of recruiting.

11 August 2017

FINANCIALS: US TrueBlue sees decline in revenue

US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue has seen revenue decline 9% year-on-year, according to Q2 2016 results.

Financials 1 August 2017

APPOINTMENTS: 31 JULY-4 AUGUST 2017

This week’s appointments include: Adapt Rec2Rec, BIE Executive, Eden Scott, Norman Broadbent Group, Visibility, Volcanic, Woodrow Mercer Finance, Workforce Recruitment

Supplier, Technology 31 July 2017

Shareholders step forward to back Chisbridge bid for InterQuest

More shareholders have come forward to back Chisbridge's bid to acquire technology recruiter InterQuest.

Technology 28 July 2017

Harvey Nash shares moves to AIM from LSE

Harvey Nash has moved from the main market of the London Stock Exchange to AIM (Alternative Investment Market).

Financials, Technology 28 July 2017

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