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Challenger Banks: Where and how are they sourcing essential talent in risk and compliance?

Challenger banks are not just riding the current economic storm, they are ploughing their own path by outperforming the Big 5 Banks in all the key categories: successful public offerings, agile cost bases, superior customer service and higher earnings per share; all of which are driving the popularity and growth of their products.

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Brexit: Opinions from the Sharp-end

A paper which examines the regulation, equivalence, passporting and employment impact of Brexit upon the UK.

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Culture Club: The Weapon of Mass Reconstruction

How something intangible, unquantifiable and untradable became the most valuable asset among modern Financial Institutions.

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The Leathwaite Brexit Talent Mobility Survey

Within this report we assess the current impact of Brexit upon senior UK-based executives, addressing the likelihood of role relocation.

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Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR): Extended application

The SMCR will be extended to all regulated firms in the UK in 2018. First phase initiatives demonstrate that a proactive approach, particularly assessment of impact, accountability and management responsibilities, is advantageous.

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Stress Testing: Beyond the numbers

Leathwaite’s Management Consulting team consider the three steps to qualitative enhancement of stress testing operations and long-term strategic and regulatory sustainability.

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Not the Blockchain again?

Alysha Chelliah and Max Woolger provide their thoughts on the latest developments within the direction and application of Blockchain technology.

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Cyber Security: equipping the Board to challenge effectively

Cyber risk and security was the theme of discussion at a recent roundtable event for Non-Executive Chairmen and women, hosted by Vicky Griffiths at Leathwaite

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Damned Statistics: The relationship between HR analytics, ROI and how HR can get a seat at the table

Grace McGillick, a consultant within Leathwaite's HR practice, explores the current approaches to and growth within the use and application of people analytics

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The struggles of audit leadership hiring in asset management

Stuart Higson, a consultant within Leathwaite's CFO & Audit practice, explores the current challenges of audit leadership hiring faced by asset management companies

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The evolving role of the CISO

Leathwaite explores how the Chief Information Security role is developing, looking at reporting lines for the function and team structures

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The rise of data and analytics in insurance and the emergence of newly created roles

Katie Hevey (née Liddle) explores the need for the insurance industry to embrace new roles and structures if it is to leverage greater value from customer data and analytics

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The Changing Profile of the Executive Interim Manager

Leathwaite's Paul McCann discusses why an increasing number of senior executives are leaving permanent positions in favour of executive interim assignments

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Brexit: understanding the immediate implications to financial services organisations

In a survey of senior financial services professionals conducted throughout the last week, the overwhelming response was that their jobs would not be moving in the foreseeable future

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Brexit: what resource plan do you have in place?

Leathwaite's executive interim team discuss the need for effective talent resource planning to ensure companies are prepared for a post-referendum UK economy

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Financial Services – Africa: developing a talent strategy to address the region’s challenges

Leathwaite's Gordon Stanley discusses how African financial services organisations must build ‘agility’ into their human capital resources in order to cope with the demands of a rapidly evolving market

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Blockchain growth: understanding the talent landscape

Andrew Wallace discusses the trends and themes that have emerged over the last twelve months in relation to how different companies are approaching blockchain talent hiring strategies

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Global Insurance Technology Market Overview

Leathwaite's Angela Urso explores key people moves, trends and themes that have impacted the insurance technology market over the past year

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