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Banking and Finance Jobs in London – Our Salary Survey 2017
Page Executive recently conducted a salary survey on a number of banking and asset management roles at European banks based in London – you can download the full report at the end of this article. Against the backdrop of market uncertainty around Brexit, the report makes for particularly pertinent... Read more
Work Stresses Causing Arguments for 1 in 2 GB Couples
Survey finds 53% of working Brits have argued with a partner because of work. London, 08 February 2017: According to new research released today by global recruitment specialist Page Executive, more than one in two (53%) working Brits who’ve been in a relationship admit to arguing with their... Read more
A new role for the CFO: preserving trust in a climate of rapid change
Trust is a vital element in business. If companies do not nurture and build trust, they will face difficulties in engaging their staff, and attracting and retaining key talent. Analytics gained from digitalisation allow businesses to have more visibility in terms of accuracy, performance and... Read more
How generation Z is redefining the role of the HR leader
The aspirations of a new wave of employees are impacting HR strategies and pushing organisations to clarify and redefine their purpose. Companies are expected to demonstrate their values, which are ever more visible and subject to scrutiny, due to increasing digitalisation.  Leaders are... Read more
Your 2017 Job Search: When to apply and why
Every job search has its highs and lows so we’ve plotted out last year’s job application and competition peaks and troughs to reveal when you should apply in 2017. For many people, 2016 was a year of ups and downs and arguably the same can be said for the UK job market. Indeed, as 2017 looks set... Read more
Brazil's Remuneration Survey 2016/2017
Page Executive presents for the fifth year its remuneration study dedicated exclusively for Presidents and Executive Officers. In a different manner compared to previous years, we launched this issue in the second semester, considering the constant changes in the formulation of remuneration for... Read more
Thriving in a disruptor-driven market
Simon Nolan Over the last six months we have seen some interesting trends in companies’ behaviours. It has been well documented that many industries are ripe for disruption. Almost anything and everything that provides a new channel that can be rapidly scaled has shot up in value. From anything as... Read more
Page Executive hosts a dinner in Birmingham
At the recent Page Executive Midlands Annual Dinner Waheed Nazir, Birmingham City Council Director of Planning & Regeneration and acting Strategic Director for Economy discussed the major regeneration of Birmingham, due to bring 1000’s of new jobs to the city, as well as the Birmingham Curzon... Read more
The Future of Leadership - robots, remote working and real-time reactions
The ability to spot and nurture future leadership is key to business success. But, as technology continues to revolutionise the way we live, work and lead, are we equipped for what lies ahead? Click here to explore The Future of Leadership. Read more
“The CFO is now at the frontline”
Mikkel Jensen, Associate Director at Page Executive Sweden, is reflecting on how the role of Chief Financial Officer has changed over the years. Where the CFO used to be merely the guardian of the corporate strategy, she or he is now becoming a powerful force in defining that strategy. This also... Read more
How has UK job applicant opinion changed post-Brexit vote
PageGroup collected opinions from 28,000 UK job applicants* in the months prior to and post the EU referendum vote on the 23rd June 2016. Applicants were asked a range of questions including the following:   Why are looking for a new job? How long have you been looking for a job? What is your... Read more
The Espresso Guide to Brexit
Page Executive were joined by KPMG’s UK team to give the Espresso Guide to Brexit at the quintessentially British location of Tower Bridge. This iconic landmark, steeped in British history, provided the perfect setting for a discussion around Britain’s exit from the EU.   Drinks flowed, dusk fell... Read more
At The Crossroads – What Brexit Means for Automotive Manufacturing in the UK
The last few months has seen what will surely prove to be the beginnings of a seismic shift in the social and economic fabric of the UK; once Article 50 has been triggered, the country’s politicians will begin the task of unpicking our membership of the EU.   Far beyond the sensationalist media... Read more
Financial Services - Gender Diversity
The challenges businesses face around achieving gender balance seem to be in the headlines every other day and shocking statistics underline the worrying issues around female pay disparity. Financial services firms in particular are often in the limelight on this topic because of the Women in... Read more
PageGroup remains as one of the most socially engaged recruiters in 2016
The landscape we all work in continues to change in what seems like the blink of an eye.  Given PageGroup’s specialist role in finding people their next career move or building their team - staying relevant is more important than ever.  Last year we won the Most Socially Engaged Recruiter on... Read more