The long-term impact of COVID has yet to be felt on the economy. Equally, the societal change is already here. Work from home and hybrid is now becoming de-rigeur, where for people with London based jobs, it is increasingly a pre-requisite, especially when factoring the commute times. This is creating its own conflict within Financial Services, especially, as banks push for people to be back to work, equally are increasingly flexible about which work location is used. For example, HSBC now employs more people in Birmingham than in London.
Accountant jobs rise again after lull, with vacancies in financial services overtaking accountancy sector for first time
Hiring for accountants in England and Wales experienced a buoyant start to 2022 following a slight dip at the end of the year, with vacancies in London at an all-time high, according to new research.
SIA news published a story using Vacancysoft data on how UK banking vacancies surpassed pre-pandemic hiring rates and are set to grow further. Read the full article here now.