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​Are you prepared for the new pension regulations?

September 15th brings with it National Pension Awareness Day, an occasion which raises awareness of the importance of preparing and saving for retirement. While people in general need to put the...

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Welcome: Conor O'Hanlon, Resourcer - Risk & Compliance

​We're giving another big welcome, this time to Conor O'Hanlon who returns to the business after getting a taste for MERJE life when he completed his marketing internship with us back in 2019. Afte...

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In the spotlight: The future of funeral planning

​A consultation has been launched by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) around how, as of July 2022, it intends to regulate the pre-paid funeral plans sector. This follows a legislative move by ...

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MERJE Meets: Laura Chappell, CEO, Brunel Pension Partnership Ltd

​This week, MERJE had the pleasure of chatting with Laura Chappell, CEO at Brunel Pension Partnership, as part of our continuing MERJE Meets series.Laura has climbed the ranks of Compliance and Ris...

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MERJE Markets: We catch up with Compliance & Financial Crime consultant Emilia Thomas

​With a strong background in Compliance and Financial Crime, Emilia Thomashas built an extensive network of established relationships, priding herself on making sure that her clients get to know he...

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MERJE Meets - Ehsan Haque - Global Head of Legal and Compliance at Hamilton Capital

​In our latestMERJE Meets, we sit down with Ehsan Haque, who is Global Head of Legal and Compliance for leading global private equity business Hamilton Capital.Ehsan is a Legal and Regulatory Risk ...

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MERJE Insights - The Rise of the Data Protection Officer

​​​​​Currently in its second year, GDPR made drastic changes to data protection rules for global businesses doing business in the EU. This has subsequently resulted in a sharp increase in the hirin...

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What makes a great Compliance Officer?

​The core duties and responsibilities of a Compliance Officer (CO) are complex, while constantly evolving, meaning that theirs has become an integral role within financial services. In fact, the ro...

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MERJE Markets - Paul Clayton discusses how to set yourself apart as a candidate

​I was once asked by a candidate: “Is it really that important that I make myself stand out from the competition, won’t my experience just do the talking for me?” The simple answer is “NO!”The ongo...

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MERJE Meets - Louise Johnston - Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO at American Express

​​​​​Introducing our second installment of MERJE Meets….where we interview senior leaders across our core markets. This allows us to discover more about their personal and professional backgrounds ...

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Paul Clayton promoted to Principal Consultant

MERJE is excited to announce the promotion of Paul Clayton to Principal Consultant following an incredible personal performance in 2019. Paul's success has come from building strong and long-lastin...

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GDPR - 18 months on

It’s now been over 18 months since the May 2018 roll out of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This update to Data Protection laws across the EU triggered significant process changes fo...

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Compliance Recruitment at MERJE

From Chief Compliance Officer to Compliance Analyst, and incorporating specialists in Advisory, Policy, Regulatory Affairs, Data Protection, Monitoring and Training & Competency, the MERJE Comp...

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Meet MERJE: Kirstie Burn, Director, Compliance & Financial Crime

Meet MERJE is a series of interviews with members of the MERJE team discussing their experiences of recruiting in their specialist market.Meet Kirstie Burn, Director, who manages the Compliance and...

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Edward Manson on what makes a good recruiter

MERJE Director and co-founder Edward Manson contributed to the latest issue of Recruitment International as part of a feature on what makes a good recruiter.Edward picked ‘Professionalism‘, ‘Attent...

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New team members and promotions at MERJE

We are glad to announce that Andrew Varty was recently promoted to Managing Consultant for the Finance & Audit team. Andrew has 20 years recruitment experience and has been at MERJE since 2013....

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Meet MERJE: James Flood, Senior Consultant, Compliance & Anti-Money Laundering (AML)

Meet MERJE is a series of interviews with members of the MERJE team discussing their experiences of recruiting in their specialist market.Meet James Flood, a Senior Consultant based in our London o...

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Top interview tips for Risk and Compliance jobs

MERJE sponsored the Conduct Risk Summit in London in September. We put together this guide to effectively preparing for interviews for Risk and Compliance positions for delegates of the event.Edwar...

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Non-AML compliance and online fraud top the financial crime investment charts

Since 2007, Operational Risk, in collaboration with BAE Systems, has conducted a series of surveys covering key industry trends in financial crime, risk and compliance. This year’s survey shows con...

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MERJE sponsor the ICA Annual Conference 2016

MERJE were delighted to be the chosen recruitment business affiliated to the International Compliance Association Annual Conference 2016 for the second year running. It was another fantastic event ...