News and Focus
Published: 27th November 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland, 27 November 2013 – As the economic recovery takes hold in Scotland, financial sector organisations who are proactive and progressive in adjusting their levels of remuneration will steal a significant march on their competitors, according to analysis published today by…
Published: 24th July 2013
Most businesses know about it, a lot of businesses talk about it, some businesses do it, but few businesses seldom do it well. Putting the client at the heart of an organisation is a key factor in any business’ success. And although in theory few would argue with such an approach, in…
Published: 10th July 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland, 10 July, 2013 – A current shortage of fund accountants risks slowing the growth of the investment operations industry in Scotland, according to views published today by leading independent recruitment company Core-Asset Consulting.
Published: 2nd July 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2 July 2013 – During the UK’s economic downturn, the term ‘high performance culture’ has taken on some negative connotations – so much so, it may even harm companies’ ability to outperform when the recovery eventually…
Published: 3rd June 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland, 3 June, 2013 - UK recruiters need to abandon their sales-based business models if they are to be viewed by clients and candidates as anything other than a necessary evil, according to analysis published today by leading independent recruitment company Core-As…
Published: 20th May 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 20, 2013 - Core-Asset Consulting, a leading independent recruitment company, has boosted its Investment Management team with the appointment of Barry McIntosh* as Recruitment Consultant.
Barry joins Core-Asset on 3 June and will be responsible…
Published: 13th May 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 13, 2013 - Core-Asset Consulting, a leading independent recruitment company, has expanded its Financial Services division in response to growing demand from both clients and candidates.
Louise Powrie*, previously Associate Director of Core-Asset&r…
Published: 10th April 2013
EDINBURGH, Scotland, April 10, 2013 - Core-Asset Consulting, a leading independent recruitment company, has been shortlisted* for the ‘Financial Services Company of the Year’ award at this year’s forthcoming Scottish Business Awards.
The judging panel has recommended…
Published: 4th April 2013
Unseasonably cold weather, little improvement in the economy…however spring may be in sight as recent reports indicate a growing number of employers are planning to add to their workforce.
Workforce planning is essential to achieving the strategic…
Published: 23rd January 2013
Salary Survey (Scotland) 2013
To receive a copy of our 2013 report on salary and employment trends in Scotland’s Investment Banking, Financial Services and Accounting & Finance markets please contact our consultants on 0131 718 4600.
This information is provided as a…
Published: 5th December 2012
Winter Blues: As we approach the end of the year, we look at how the Scottish Recruitment market is performing: what are the key trends as we move towards the end of the year, and what is the forecast for 2013?
For the full version of this report please contact your consultant.
Published: 14th November 2012
Core-Asset Consulting is pleased to announce the one year anniversary of the launch of Core Asset Solutions, our division dedicated to the supply of temporary and contract staff to the Investment Banking and Financial Services sectors in Scotland.
Core Asset Solutions …
Published: 29th October 2012
Seasonal Changes: As summer gives way to autumn, the economic climate feels little changed during the past two months.
To read more on our latest report on trends in the recruitment market in Scotland, including commentary on leadership, and forecasts for…
Published: 4th October 2012
We are pleased to announce, effective October 4, 2012, two promotions:
Kim Rooney, to Senior Consultant, Investment Banking and Victoria MacKenzie, to Senior Consultant, Accounting & Finance.
Published: 21st August 2012
Sunshine and showers: as the weather continues to fluctuate, so too does the market. Does this mean more unsettled times ahead?
Our summer news release provides an interesting insight into the state of the recruitment market in Scotland, including recruitment hot spots…
Published: 5th April 2012
This division of Core Asset Consulting is dedicated to the provision of Interim, Temporary and Contract recruitment service solutions for Scotland's Investment Banking, Financial Services & Accounting & Finance Markets.
For information on current…
Published: 26th February 2012
Scotland Salary Survey 2012
We have produced this report to provide an insight into current salary and recruitment trends in Scotland’s Investment Banking, Financial Services and Accounting & Finance markets.
The salary data is based on job offers and…
Published: 1st February 2012
2011 can be described as an interesting year overall for investment banking recruitment in Scotland. Not only did we have to battle with global economic challenges which resulted in the slowing down of our financial services markets, we also had to deal with challenges closer to…
Published: 21st January 2012