Bruin shortlisted for D&I Award

Bruin has once again been recognised by the Talent International Annual Recruitment Awards (TiARAs) as one of 50 of the UK’s best staffing firms. Bruin is extremely proud to have won the Diversity & Inclusion category in 2019 and 2020, and has once again been shortlisted for the 2021 award, sponsored by Blackwood Capital. The…

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Gender Diversity: Insight Series

Bruin began to analyse gender focused recruitment market trends in 2014 with the publication of the Bruin WiFI Index, a regular report capturing the representation and engagement of women in financial institutions. At the time, gender was widely seen as a relatively niche side issue for the industry and entirely the focus of HR or…

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Social Mobility: Insight Series

Social mobility refers to the facility for movement from one social or economic position to another. Britain has some of the lowest social mobility in the developed world and the financial services sector is particularly reflective of this lack of equality. Recent research found that 41% of employees in financial services had parents working in…

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EUROPE MARKET COMMENTARY, Q1 2021

INTRODUCTION Last year was a different year with many challenges. Working from home became the norm and meetings were taking part virtually. Employees are having to adapt, working from home is a key decision factor for many people when searching for new positions.   Fortunately we are seeing a thriving market once again across Europe.…

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BROKING, UNDERWRITING & CLAIMS MARKET COMMENTARY, Q1 2021

I think it is safe to say that we were all glad to see the back of 2020. Whilst entering 2021 with more optimism on many fronts one positive remained from our market was how buoyant recruitment was.   The start of the year continued as it had ended, lots of recruiting, lots of opportunity…

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COMPLIANCE MARKET COMMENTARY, Q1 2021

INTRODUCTION Not many people brought in 2021 with fireworks however Q1 for the Compliance Desk started with a BANG! It was great to see the confidence growing in the market and interestingly the majority of new roles being released were due to growth rather the replacement hires. With the increase of live roles and the high volume of skilled and available candidates, speed has become an…

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10,000 Black Interns

Bruin is proud to be taking part in the 2021 10,000 Black Interns programme. This initiative aims to transform the horizons and prospects of young Black people in the United Kingdom by offering paid work experience across a wide range of industries. The aim is to provide training and development opportunities and to create a…

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The Skills Workshop

Bruin is proud to be one of sixty firms involved in The Skills Workshop, launched to create a more inclusive talent pipeline in the investment and savings industry. • The Skills Workshop is aimed at university students to help gain insight, knowledge and direction to help start their financial career and build social capital •…

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Bruin HR Forum: Positive Mental Health & Returning to the Office

The Bruin HR forum is designed to provide open dialogue with HR and line managers. This session will explore how to maintain positive mental health of employees as we move towards returning to the office. This online forum will be run by Bruin & Hazel Sawyers, a mental health first aid professional who is an…

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