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Solvency II Regulatory Reforms: Our Guide

Adam Jones, Senior Consultant and insurance industry expert, shares his guide to the ongoing Solvency II regulatory reformsUK regulators are currently stepping up efforts to reform the insurance ma...

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COP27 Finance Day: In Review

COP27 took place in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh in November where Heads of State, ministers, negotiators and activists gathered to discuss climate action. The purpose of the conference was to build on...

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​How to hire your C-suite team

Five top tips from experienced c-suite recruitment expert and MERJE co-founder Ed Manson to help you attract and secure the best senior hires for your business.Finding the right executive professio...

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​COP27 Finance Day: What you need to know

COP27 is taking place from November 6 to 18 in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh and will see Heads of State, ministers, negotiators and activists gather to discuss climate action. The conference aims to bu...

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IR35: What do you think about the repeal?

Please note: This article was written after Kwasi Kwarteng's September 23rd announcement about repealing the IR35 reforms, but before Jermey Hunt's 17th October announcement declaring that the repe...

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IR35 Repeal: The pros, cons and thoughts from the industry

Please note: This article was written after Kwasi Kwarteng's September 23rd announcement about repealing the IR35 reforms, but before Jermey Hunt's 17th October announcement declaring that the repe...

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​MERJE Insights: We explore customer service in the Financial Services arena

In our latest instalment of MERJE Insights, our Front-Line Talent (FLT) Managing Consultant Sally Cordwell gives us the lowdown on the future of customer services in the Financial Services (FS) are...

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Compliance & the Metaverse

There has been much talk of the metaverse, which heralds a realistic online virtual world that will be the future of the internet as we know it. It looks set to impact on all aspects of life, from ...

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Buy Now, Pay Later: Growth, hiring and impending regulations?

​Our credit industry expert, Managing Consultant Ellie Sykes, sheds light on the rise of BNPL, its relevance to the Credit Risk market and the current recruiting trends across this disciplineWe can...

MERJE: UK recruitment experts in digital transformation within FS and banking
2022 Trends in Digital Transformation

We recently asked our LinkedIn community where they believed their businesses were on their digital transformation journey. Almost half (49%) of our poll respondents admitted that they had “barely ...

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Hire these job titles to transform your business sustainability

​Following on from our previous article exploring the vital skills any organisation needs in order to successfully navigate the area of business sustainability, our Business Change & Transforma...

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​Changing your business for the better? Here are the skills you need to hire.

Against the backdrop of turbulence in 2020 from Covid-19, social unrest, a major European conflict, and supply chain issues, the area of sustainability has emerged stronger than ever before. In ge...

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​1 in 2 businesses have “barely started” their digital transformation journey

We asked our LinkedIn network: Where do you think you are on your digital transformation journey? The results were stark, with almost half (49%) of respondents believing that they have “barely star...

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​Why the Accounting sector needs to adopt universal sustainability frameworks

As the threat of climate change mounts, businesses must take steps to counter its damaging effects. This is in order to meet ambitious government Net Zero targets, which aim to halve UK emissions i...

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​Keeping up with the Fintechs: Digital Banking & the Financial Crime Impacts

Why traditional FS institutions must keep up with fintechs to remain competitive in the market while reducing the risks of a cyber-breachOver three quarters of global consumers prefer online bankin...

UK Credit Risk and Analytics recruitment experts share advice for females in STEM careers
Females in STEM careers: Advice from the experts

​We’re sharing our top advice for people looking to embark on or progress in their STEM career path on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science “What I would like to say to any females c...

Climate Risk in the Financial Services sector, what does it mean for banks, building societies and other FS businesses?
​Climate Risk in the Financial Services Sector

Following on from COP26 in 2021, it’s become clear that businesses will need to place increased focus on climate change, and their efforts to reduce its effects, in 2022 and beyond. Bearing th...

Is your insurance business ready for the new accounting standard, IFRS17?
IFRS 17: What you need to know before the deadline

IFRS 17, the new Insurance Contracts Standard, represents a complete overhaul of the accounting for insurance contracts, which will result in major changes for the industry. Originally envisaged ...

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What should you wear in an interview? We asked the experts.

Suited and booted remains the preferred attire for interviews, but a less formal approach is also gaining momentum​Interviews have had quite the shakeup in recent times thanks to the pandemic and t...

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Open Finance is on the horizon

Earlier this year, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a feedback statement following a call for increased input relating to the development of Open Finance. The progression of Op...