UK Market Intel - April Edition

by Simon Mortlock, eFinancialCareers

Welcome to the latest edition of our UK Market Intel, brought to you by Simon Mortlock. Below you can watch Simon's April market commentary and read the latest recruitment news.

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Banking News

  • The lucrative lives of financial services recruiters - eFinancialCareers
  • Five charts that show the banker hiring spree in the $541bn ESG market - Financial News
  • The scrap for the best bankers has reached a new part of the capital markets - Global Capital
  • ‘Desperate’ banks drive City hiring boom as job ads hit two year high - Evening Standard
  • Bank reveals 40% higher headcount in plummeting business area. MD who lost his job after women complained is compensated - eFinancialCareers
  • What this private banking chief really looks for in new hires - City Wire Selector
  • City firms deploy ‘red herring’ perks to stave off Great Resignation - Telegraph
  • Desperate to keep analysts, banks are making big counteroffers - eFinancialCareers
  • 8 ESG leaders to watch as Wall Street's battle for sustainable-investing talent heats up - Business Insider
  • Recruiter Hays predicts strongest jobs market since Lehman collapse - Financial Times
  • International business on the rise at Robert Walters - The Times
  • Finance SMBs think a new breed of CFO is needed - Tech Republic
  • Bored 25 year-olds in banking discover $250k alternative. Goldman Sachs' equality-focused gym pricing - eFinancialCareers
  • 98% of  finance leaders anticipate operating costs to rise in the year ahead - Deloitte - Insider
  • The new salaries and bonuses for VPs at banks in London - eFinancialCareers
  • People Moves: Value Partners, Edmond de Rothschild Group, Schroders, BMO, Fidelity, Appleby, Tenet Group - International Investment
  • Banks are desperate. There's a shortage of talented people - eFinancialCareers

Buyside News

  • Meet 2022’s Hedge Fund Rising Stars - Institutional Investor 
  • Ninety One makes new sustainability director hire - Funds Europe
  • Credit Suisse To Hire Former Top UBS Executive - FiNews
  • Coinbase Hires Ex-BlackRock Director to Lead Pensions Business - Institutional Investor 
  • BlackRock EMEA equities trading lead departs for hedge fund - The Trade 
  • Schroders’ hunt for climate experts shows newest front in ESG talent war - Financial News
  • What It Takes To Be A Modern Wealth Manager - Wealth Briefing 
  • RBC to buy prominent U.K. wealth manager Brewin Dolphin for $2.1 billion - Financial Post 
  • London Retains Power As Foreign Investment Magnet - Wealth Briefing 
  • St. James's Place gravy train rumbles on - This is Money
  • Advice firm targets rugby players in recruitment strategy - FT Adviser 
  • Winning and Keeping Talent in Today’s Tight Job Market - Wealth Management
  • Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – Multrees, JP Morgan Private Bank - Wealth Briefing 
  • Now Is The Time To Invest In Your Advisors - Forbes
  • How to get a job in a hedge fund - eFinancialCareers
  • Asset Management Employees Saw Bigger Numbers on their Paychecks in 2021. Don’t Look for a Repeat This Year. - Institutional Investor 
  • Bank of America quietly made a big Paris hire from a hedge fund - eFinancialCareers
  • What Private Bankers Need to Know Before Moving to Wealth Management - Barron's

Tech News

  • Top grads flock to £100k crypto jobs instead of banking: ‘There’s growth in every single direction and almost zero hierarchy’ - Financial News
  • Citi to add 300 jobs in Ireland this year - Silicon Republic
  • Global Talent Shortage Threatens Growth of Fintech Sector - FE News
  • Edinburgh’s booming fintech struggling to fill vacancies with local talent - The Edinburgh Reporter
  • Standard Chartered becomes latest corporate to buy virtual land in metaverse bet - UKTN
  • We must create a tech industry that puts people first - Global Banking & Finance Review
  • First bankers, now lawyers: cryptocurrency industry’s latest hiring frenzy - Financial News
  • Hiring returns to pre-Covid levels across sectors - The Economic Times
  • Why audit and consulting firms are battling to pull out of Russia - Financial News
  • Fintech start-ups could be restricted by hot recruitment market - Deadline
  • Empowering the Next Generation of Fintech’s Female Leaders - Finextra
  • Fintech talent in high demand as job vacancies grow by 182pc - Peer2Peer Financial News
  • UK technology industry IT recruitment activity rises 1.1% in March 2022 - Verdict
  • Five fresh approaches to solving the tech skills crisis - Raconteur

HR/ Diversity/ Recruitment News

  • DESG Demand Is Hitting Records. But Asset Managers' Jobs Just Got Harder  - Institutional Investor 
  • Inside view: There’s no shortage of diverse talent - Funds Europe
  • Is ESG and Sustainable Finance valued by advisers and clients? - IFA Magazine
  • The 8 ESG leaders recruiters wish they could hire as Wall Street's battle for sustainable investing talent heats up - Business Insider
  • Independent Research shows Hybrid working saves businesses an average of £8,100 per employee - IFA Magazine
  • Diversity Awards 2022 - who's on the shortlist? - FT Adviser 
  • Workplace Culture Is Shifting. Here’s How to Reposition - Wealth Management
  • Partner Insight: Women in Investment: How to progress as a leader - Investment Week
  • Record Recruitment Difficulties Adding To Firms' Woes - Quarterly Recruitment Outlook - British Chambers of Commerce
  • How Oracle made DE&I a ‘natural part’ of its company DNA - HR Executive
  • Women and people of color ranked their candidate experiences highest in 2021 - Tech Republic
  • Want to find out if a company is really dedicated to DE&I? Ask these questions during your interview - CNBC
  • The 5 factors every successful diversity, equity and inclusion policy should have, according to an expert - CNBC
  • How to get an ESG job (even if you don't know about ESG) - eFinancialCareers

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