C-Suite & Investors Event

Beyond Series A: The Challenges of Scaling Up in 2022 Breakfast, networking and panel discussion at Arboretum Club, London New date for this event will be: Tuesday 20th September, 8am-11am (panel discussion 9am – 10.30am) Startups and scaleups are facing challenging times. Having experienced a golden age of investment over the last few years, there…

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CFO Insights & Reports

How will the predicted downturn impact business’s growth and hiring plans in the coming months? A recent survey of U.S CFOs seems to indicate that preparations for a recession won’t necessarily be characterised by the industry wide redundancies and long term recruitment freezes of previous downturns. While 100% of those taking part in the Q2 CNBC CFO…

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CFO Insights & Reports

It was only two years ago that CFOs had to step up during the darkest days of the pandemic to help their organisations deal with one of the biggest crises facing business since the 2009 recession. The next year looks like it might be just as challenging and so now more than ever leadership teams…

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London Tech Week : The Future of UK Tech

There’s no doubt that times are about to get tougher for UK tech startups, but as London Tech Week kicked off yesterday it’s also clear that there is room for optimism for the future of the industry, Funding in 2022 Dealroom.co‘s latest report showed that while levels of investment may have dropped off from the…

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VC Funding Update

It’s not just the tourists flocking to London as the capital recovers post pandemic. The latest data published by Dealroom.co and London & Partners confirms London’s place as the top European destination for stateside VC investors, who participated in nearly 400 rounds for startups based in the capital in 2021. For a number of years US tech firms have…

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UK FinTech Funding Update

FinTech secured a staggering £2.4bn of funding in Q1 and 50% of the largest deals done were in this sector (Beauhurst Q1 Equity Market Update). In Q2 Paddle has become the next FinTech to reach Unicorn status. It’s the UK’s leading high-growth industry and they’re hiring finance talent at record levels. Who are they hiring…

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VC Funding Update

In Q1 a record breaking £6.92bn was invested in venture and growth stage businesses in the UK. (Beauhurst Q1 Equity Market Update). So it’s no surprise that at TalentEdge we’re seeing demand for finance talent from tech scaleups continue to soar as they look to strengthen their finance teams with newly created roles to support growth and provide greater…

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IWD Interview: Nicky Ivory-Chapman, Channel 4

Nicky Ivory-Chapman is Head of Talent Management for Channel 4. She has 19 years’ experience within employee relations, talent acquisition & management, employee engagement, HR transformation, early careers apprenticeships and diversity & inclusion. She’s a passionate believer in removing barriers that prevent people accessing opportunities and has spent the last 6 years at Channel 4…

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IWD Interview: Laura Lefeuvre, AEG Europe

Laura Lefeuvre is Head of Recruitment at AEG. Having worked for 15 years in this area at organisations as varied as The Royal Household, The Football Association and now AEG she has a huge amount of experience of working closely with businesses and their hiring managers to improve the recruitment process and increase the diversity…

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IWD Interview: Camilla Bruggen, Wavemaker

Camilla Bruggen has over 20 year’s experience working in media and marketing services. As Head of Data Insight she has helped blue chip clients such as Tiffany & Co. and Xerox create impactful strategies to drive growth. Now in her role as Global Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion, she is combining this experience and…

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CEO Event: The Changing Face of the Workforce

In the second event in our Changing Face of the Workforce series our panel discussed how CEOs can lead and inspire a disrupted workforce.  Is creating company culture much harder because of an increasingly disrupted workforce? How do you communicate vision that resonates across the workforce ? How do you understand and motivate a workforce…

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CFO Event: The Future of Tech in Finance

In the first of our CFO series our panel discussed the impact of tech on Finance. Technology in finance – Where are we now? How will new and future technologies make an impact ? How will technology transform the role of the CFO ? The future of the finance team The Panel: Simon Samuel – Panel…

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C-Suite Event – The Changing Face of the C-Suite

 C-Suite Challenges in an age of innovation and disruption. In the first of our series we focused on the changing face of the leadership team itself. Who gets a seat at the table now ? How does a C-Suite make the move from being compartmentalised to collaborative? How to develop a diverse leadership pipeline.…

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ACA Jobs & Career Guide

After years of working hard to qualify as an ACA, you’re now at a really exciting stage of your career and ready to make the move out of practice into industry. At this stage it might be tempting to focus on getting a job that is a radical departure from what you’ve been doing for…

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ACA CV Advice

If you went straight into Practice from university then this might be the first time you’ve had to write a professional CV. It’s also possible that you have only worked for one employer since graduating and only had one or two roles during that time. So it can feel like there isn’t much to put…

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ACA Interview Guide

As a recently or newly qualified ACA you are in a unique position at this stage in your career in that unlike those that qualified whilst working in industry you won’t necessarily have any previous experience of doing the job you are interviewing for so the interview won’t be as focused on your previous experience…

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