Programme One

​ Addressing workplace inequality for Black talent within the Recruitment Industry. Bruin is proud to have joined Programme One, an industry initiative with the aim of removing inequalities which are restricting and inhibiting the engagement of talented Black recruiters in the sector By joining Programme One we can play our part in achieving the ambition…

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upReach Skills Workshop

Bruin was recently invited to host a Skills Workshop with social mobility charity upReach, as part of their collaborative work with Diversity Project, to share top tips for CV writing, presentation and insights into the financial services sector. upReach is a social mobility charity supporting undergraduates from under-represented backgrounds into top graduate jobs. Founded in…

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Parental Pay Transparency: Slow improvement in disclosure of family-friendly policy but majority of employers still fall short

Nearly two-thirds of employers don’t publish basic details of parental pay and leave  The majority of companies are failing in a basic measure of inclusion by not being clear about family-friendly policy for would be employees.  A spotlight on family-friendly policies in the last year has only resulted in a modest increase in transparency, according…

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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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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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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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