Latest insights

Here you can find our latest research, commentary and industry insights into a range of topics affecting the specialist sectors and functions we recruit for. For more content, head over to our sister company Fram Search.
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Strategic Priorities for CFOs in 2024 – a turbulent year

Tensions in the Middle East, a war in the Ukraine, China sabre-rattling with Taiwan, and with half of the world’s…

Finance

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The role of HR in delivering high quality talent management

The role of Human Resources (HR) professionals is nothing short of crucial. It’s imperative to recognise the immense value that…

Talent Management & Strategy

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End of Year Review

This is my last newsletter of 2023. It’s been a tough year, but I’m also proud of what the team…

Research, Insight & Interviews

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Management – how to get results

There are always some firms in every market outperforming their peers. The top performing firms we meet have two things…

Research, Insight & Interviews

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The importance of Professional Service-based industries partner leverage

In the realm of professional service-based industries, where knowledge, expertise, and client relationships are paramount, effective partner leverage strategies are…

Talent Management & Strategy

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Navigating the Recruitment Challenge in VC-Backed Startups

Recruiting for VC-backed startups comes with its own set of challenges, setting it apart from traditional hiring in established companies.…

Growth & VC

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Leadership – How consistent are you as a leader? Why does it matter?

Consistency in how a manager deals with colleagues and team members is a cornerstone of a successful managerial approach.…

Research, Insight & Interviews

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Careers: Navigating your way to the top of your industry in a transparent world

In a world of endless career possibilities, mapping your way to the top of your industry can be a challenging…

Careers & Jobhunting

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How to create a good induction process

A good induction process isn’t just about politely welcoming someone to your firm, it’s about productivity and performance.…

Research, Insight & Interviews

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Why are VCs and startups paying more attention to ESG?

Traditionally, the focus for startups and VC was profit and growth. Whilst still important, more firms recognise the importance of…

Growth & VC

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A focus on team matters more than ever – Market Update Sept 23

In growth times, leaders have the wind on their backs when it comes to top line growth and when it…

Research, Insight & Interviews

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Communication & the Cuban Missile Crisis – Market Update Aug 23

When we’re working on an assignment, the mix of skills and experience sought vary, but strong communication skills are always…

Research, Insight & Interviews