Core-Asset Consulting

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The Scottish investment sector is paying between 15-20% more in retention salaries just to keep hold of staff working in specialist finance and client services roles, according to recruitment firm Core-Asset Consulting. Staff working in areas such as tax and audit, Socially Responsible Investment, E

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Betsy Williamson, founder of Core-Asset Consulting, shares her views on the recent Queen's Speech - in which the long-promised Employment Bill was absent. The recent Queen’s Speech, historic in its own right with the absence of Her Majesty at the State Opening of Parliament for the first time

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An aggressive recruitment market could hamper start-ups in Scotland’s booming financial technology sector, according to senior fintech experts. Buoyed by a £300 million UK Government investment last August, Edinburgh’s fintech community is populated by a swathe of financial service

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Women in the financial services sector have bounced back following the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions according to a new report by Edinburgh-based recruitment firm Core-Asset Consulting.  Core-Asset Consulting found around half of candidates registering in the last quarter have been women,

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Jack Anderson, financial and professional services consultant at Core Asset Consulting, discusses the importance of transferable skills. Sometimes overlooked, transferrable skills are a key part of your development and career – and often you have far more to showcase in your CV or at an interv

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Core-Asset Consulting, recruitment specialists for Scotland's financial services sector, has outlined the top seven "trending" career paths for those looking to enter work or to retrain in. Based on statistics and industry insights from its annual salary guide, the firm has pinpointed five areas tha

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Soaring demand for contract workers is far outweighing any impact of new tax changes, thanks in part to the mass movement towards remote and flexible working, according to recruitment specialists at Core-Asset Consulting. Although the introduction of controversial reforms to off-payroll working rule

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Jack Anderson, a consultant specialising in wealth management at Core-Asset Consulting, details how wealth management may bring new jobs to Scotland. Wealth management could enjoy a jobs boom in Scotland, with national firms likely to set up regional hubs here as part of a post-pandemic recovery str

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John Docherty, associate director of accounting & finance at Core-Asset Consulting, discusses the growing appeal of start-ups and commerce for Scotland's accountants. Ambitious young accountants who saw traditional career prospects flattened by Covid have responded by embracing start-ups and oth

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Betsy Williamson, managing director and founder of Edinburgh-based Core-Asset Consulting, discusses the impact of Brexit and COVID on recruitment in the Scottish financial services sector. Top talent is continuing to depart one of Scotland’s most influential sectors as confusion around th

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