Women in Finance Charter – Gender Diversity Plan 2021

Gender Diversity Plan Bruin recognises that diversity is imperative to all workplaces and is proud to pledge our support for gender balance across financial services. Our Gender Diversity Plan is a public commitment to maintain strong gender balance across the talent pipeline, proactively manage gender pay equity, effectively implement gender equality policies and practices, and…

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Bruin shortlisted for REC diversity award

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) recently announced their 2021 Awards shortlist, with Bruin recognised in the inaugural Diversity Champion of the Year category.   This award is aimed at companies that have successfully demonstrated diversity and inclusivity on multiple levels within their organisation.   The REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) Awards showcase the UK’s…

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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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EUROPE MARKET COMMENTARY, Q2 2021

INTRODUCTION Last The start of the delayed Euro 2020 tournament was not the only reason for a lift in spirits across the European market. There was a real sense of the start of a thriving job market as clients were starting to re-open previously closed positions and discussions last quarter about potential roles were coming…

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HR & SECRETARIAL MARKET COMMENTARY, Q2 2021

  INTRODUCTION Q2 2021 has seen the continuation of high volumes of  recruitment within HR and a very apparent fight for talent as all candidates are in multiple processes.  The brands that have seen success in the attraction and retention of talent have acted swiftly as the Financial Services market continues to be robust during…

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SALES & MARKETING MARKET COMMENTARY, Q2 2021

Market Overview  The second quarter of 2021 can be described as a period of recovery. The recruitment market bounced back as the financial services industry is slowly recovering from 2020 and the uncertainty of the beginning of 2021. Salespeople are back on the road and potential clients are more willing to have face to face…

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UK & REGIONAL MARKET COMMENTARY, Q2 2021

Market Overview  INTRODUCTION As we end Q2 of 2021, it seems the market have seen many changes in regards to candidate availability and the level of hiring throughout each specialism. Below you will find our insights into each area.   Finance From the end of Q1 through to now we have seen a massive increase…

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COMPLIANCE MARKET COMMENTARY, Q2 2021

INTRODUCTION It is pleasing to see that the Q2 has continued in the same way as Q1, with the market being increasingly active. Another refreshing change is that both Mid-Senior and Senior vacancies are coming to fruition. It has been a busy time across the different verticals in Compliance with Monitoring roles definitely being the…

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CREDIT & RISK MANAGEMENT MARKET COMMENTARY, Q2 2021

Market Overview  INTRODUCTION After a frantic start to the year in the Risk job market in Q1, Q2 saw the hiring pace pick up even further, with a quarter-on-quarter increase in job flow of 22% observed by our consultants. A number of contributing factors can be attributed to this rise; firstly an exponential increase in…

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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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