Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Northern England

Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Northern England

APSCo and Vacancysoft November 2018 The UK government has been heavily focused on Brexit negotiations over the past few months and it could be perceived that the Northern Powerhouse project may have been pushed back on the agenda. However the region has remained...
Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Southern England

Regional Trends Report November 2018 – Southern England

APSCo and Vacancysoft November 2018 Overall, vacancies in the South will have increased by 26% this year compared to last year, where the suggestion is that the immediate dip in the aftermath of the referendum has now been overcome. Key hotspots include: Fintech: The...
Life Sciences Report 2018 – Quality Assurance

Life Sciences Report 2018 – Quality Assurance

Key trends emerging include:

August
2018 was a peak month for vacancies across the
EU27, with volumes reaching the highest point since February.
Vacancies for Quality Control remain the biggest area of hiring within QA roles, with volumes up 30% on last year.
Overall, 20% of all posted vacancies are located in Germany, which means it remains the largest market in European pharmaceuticals with activity up 7% year on year.

Regional Trends Report October 2018 – London

Regional Trends Report October 2018 – London

APSCo and Vacancysoft October 2018 The London economy is approximately 17% of the UK’s total GDP and is dominated by the services sector. Indeed when analysing the total annual exports from the UK, over 40% comes from services, which is centered around London. Factor...
Life Sciences Report 2018 – Regulatory

Life Sciences Report 2018 – Regulatory

Other key snapshots include:

– When analysed by country, Belgium and Switzerland have seen significant increases in activity this year so far
– By sector, whilst still small by comparison to others, proportionately there has been a big uplift within biotechnology
– GSK is a company to watch, with hiring up by over 100% on last year for regulatory professionals.

Trends in Partnership Appointments

Trends in Partnership Appointments

Other key insights from this report include:

– UK Firms are having to raise compensation aggressively to protect against US poaching.
– The largest firms are the least likely to headhunt. Why?
– Litigation is the leading area for Partner Appointments this year so far. What has been happening with the other practice teams?