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Insurance Sector Report – Underwriting

Insurance Sector Report – Underwriting

As time ticks away in the run-up to October 31, the concern for the Government will be that businesses are now with-holding investment until it becomes clear what the relationship will be between the UK and EU, where the Insurance market is one of many sectors where this trend is visible. As an example, when comparing 2019 to 2018, what we have seen is that the overall volumes in Insurance have decreased by 16.7%.
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Vacancysoft In-house Law in IT Report

Vacancysoft In-house Law in IT Report

For recruiters in the sector, the signs of brexit are starting to be seen. The uncertainty caused by the political situation in Q1 led to a collapse in vacancies in law firms, where overall, volumes were down almost 100% compared to Q4 2018. As mentioned previously, wheras Legal vacancies have dropped significantly so far this year, within the TMT industry specifically, overall activity has held up. Analysing in-house by region, we see that activity in London has surged, with vacancies up over 30% since 2018. What this has meant is that the new inhouse vacancies being created are being disproportionately so in London, where the share within the capital has increased from 72% to over 83% in Q1.
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Regional Trends Report June 2019 – London

Regional Trends Report June 2019 – London

The London economy is highly centred around financial services, and with Brexit’s deadline quickly approaching, it is expected that the sector will be impacted severely. Nevertheless, the city has been successfully pivoting to become a leading global hub for technology, and the digital sector is now the fastest growing of all industries. Therefore, when we look at specific categories, in 2018 IT roles remained the dominant area of professional hiring, constituting 37% of all advertised positions, representing an increase of 25% compared to 2017.
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Hot Jobs January 2019 – Insurance

Hot Jobs January 2019 – Insurance

  Every day we provide our clients with data about thousands of vacancies across the UK. Data feeds are tailored to the requirements of each individual client, thus giving you the information which is most relevant to your specific needs. Below is a monthly...

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Hot Jobs January 2019 – Medical Devices

Hot Jobs January 2019 – Medical Devices

  Every day we provide our clients with data about thousands of vacancies across the UK. Data feeds are tailored to the requirements of each individual client, thus giving you the information which is most relevant to your specific needs. Below is a fortnightly...

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Hot Jobs November 2018 – Life Sciences

Hot Jobs November 2018 – Life Sciences

Every day we provide our clients with data about thousands of vacancies across the UK. Data feeds are tailored to the requirements of each individual client, thus giving you the information which is most relevant to your specific needs. Below is a fortnightly report...

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Hot Jobs November 2018 – Accountancy

Hot Jobs November 2018 – Accountancy

Every day we provide our clients with data about thousands of vacancies across the UK. Data feeds are tailored to the requirements of each individual client, thus giving you the information which is most relevant to your specific needs. Below is a fortnightly report...

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James Chaplin, CEO of Vacancysoft, providing insight into business and operations.

Brexit – the final countdown?

Brexit – the final countdown?

  With the EU summit resulting in another extension, this time until October, the question is, will this be the final extension and what happens now? For Theresa May there will be an immense relief that another extension has been agreed and that the French,...

The UK could revoke Article 50 unilaterally

The UK could revoke Article 50 unilaterally

  It is worth remembering that the withdrawal agreement has now been negotiated and is broadly agreed on all sides, what is causing the issue, is what the state of the relationship should be, once the withdrawal period comes to an end. Whilst this is as of yet...

Is the UK set to remain in the EU after all?

Is the UK set to remain in the EU after all?

  Despite the strongest protestations from Theresa May, political reality finally set in this week. There is currently no parliamentary majority for no deal. To prove the point, multiple Government ministers made clear that in the event the Prime Minister did not...

Vacancysoft & Apsco Report Featured In EPM Magazine

We are delighted to announce that Life Sciences - Report we published together with Apsco has been featured in EPM Magazine. Please see the following link for the full article. Every day Vacancysoft monitors careers center on thousands of company web sites and gathers...

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