The number of appointments is consistent with the previous period (September to November), but we need to factor in December which usually sees only around 60% of the number of starters to other months.
Much has been reported on the increased levels of deal activity – triggered by the (ultimately false) deadline of changes to Capital Gains Tax and increased appetite from private equity to invest from their existing funds.
As always, I have analysed the whole market (not just our placements) and have included some of the key headlines below:
It would be an exaggeration to say that our network is excited about the future, but not to say that business leaders are optimistic. We still have a lot of work to do but with the lessons we have learned, the reserves of fortitude that we have all developed and with a gathering momentum, it will make for a fascinating and positive next quarter.
Naveed Hussain is a modern and forward-thinking Finance Director with over 15 years’ experience in finance. He led a successful career with Sulzer UK before relocating to Yorkshire in 2019.
Julie Billard and Nik Pratap have known each other for over 20 years. Nik and his team helped to place her in her first role in Yorkshire after relocating from Essex.
Victoria has been a close contact and friend to our business for many years. Nik Pratap, Gillian McBride and Karen Caswell all include her in their VIP list of contacts.
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Best New Agency’ in the forthcoming Recruiter Awards.
Andy is the Managing Partner of Shorts Chartered Accountants, one of the most respected business leaders in the South Yorkshire market and is a close partner to Pratap Partnership.