January 27th 2020 Press Release – for immediate release HornbyChapman has announced a joint venture with Adapa Advisory (Pty) Ltd in Africa to focus on senior-level recruitment to financial services companies. The venture will initially focus on South Africa and will be used as a base for demand in other markets in the region. Paul A. Chapman, Co-founder and Managing Director of HornbyChapman said “I have known Mark and the team for many years and believe combining our forces makes for a highly compelling proposition. We very much look forward to working together for the benefit of our mutual [...]
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The largest South African fund administrator, is looking to fill a variety of positions in their Cape Town office - if you are eligible to work in South Africa and are looking for challenging career opportunities with multiple opportunities to progress, do get in touch with us for a detailed discussion.
I am by nature a ‘glass half full’ kind of person - a pragmatic optimist if you will. I hope and believe that Brexit will work out, but accept there are challenges. I hope and believe that the securities services industry will continue to evolve and survive, despite some significant threats. I hope and believe that we’ll never hear of or see The Gypsy Kings again, but that’s another matter… Read Full Article
Fintech job vacancies are growing, while less are being advertised in traditional banking sector companies An increasing number of advertised jobs, higher average pay and IT’s prominent position in fintech is making the sector a more attractive option than the traditional banking sector for IT professionals. The amount of jobs advertised in traditional UK banking was just over 100,000 over the last 12 months, compared with about 39,000 in UK fintech, according to analysis from recruitment search site Joblift. But job vacancies in the UK fintech sector increased9% in the last 12 months, while the traditional UK banking sector advertised 3% less. In [...]
As the world starts warming up to the Open banking culture, there is always going to be this tug of war between control and agility. As regulators tune their policies around data sharing and open banking, they will have to make decisions on how much control Financial services firms have over customer data. At the same time it is also critical to work towards an agile open banking framework within a controlled and secure data sharing ecosystem that takes care of customers’ interests. UK, like in most other aspects of Fintech, has been spearheading open banking in policy and execution, but [...]
Uncertainty around UK immigration policy post-Brexit could cost the sector £361 million FinTech faces a significant skills shortage by 2030 unless the UK maintains a flexible immigration policy post-Brexit, new findings claim. According to research by Innovative Finance, a not-for-profit membership association representing UK FinTech firms, the sector will exceed 100,000 employees by 2030, creating 30,000 new jobs, while the number of companies will more than double to 3,300. But the report, entitled 'Supporting UK FinTech: Accessing a Global Talent Pool', highlights growing concerns around the the UK's immigration policy - and how the uncertainty could hamper the sector's growth - [...]
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