March 2018

Thursday 8th March EU rejects Hammond’s bid to include financial services in trade deal

The Chancellor said including financial services in the deal was in everyone's 'mutual interest'

The European Union has rejected the Chancellor’s bid to include an unprecedented section on financial services in the post-Brexit trade deal, warning that “life will be different” for banks once Bri ... [more]

March 2015

Tuesday 24th March Pension pot lifetime allowance to be reduced

Pension pot lifetime allowance to be reduced from £1.25million to £1million from next year, saving £600million annually .

A man in his mid  to late 50's who has saved for nearly 40 years , could find himself in a situation where he has to pay tax on everything he has saved over £1 million, buying  a pens ... [more]

July 2013

Wednesday 31st July Fees for employment tribunals begin

It will now cost up to £400 to log a claim and £1200 if the case goes to Tribunal.

The details are contained in this BBC report

Tuesday 2nd July Financial services business volumes continued to grow strongly in Q2 2013

Financial services business volumes continued to grow strongly and optimism improved in the three months to June, according to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey. The life insurance sector was the exception, with business volumes shrinking and optimism falling.

As expected, overall profits growth for the sector dipped slightly ... [more]

July 2012

Tuesday 3rd July SHL Aquired for £420m
Talent measurement and management solutions firm SHL is to be acquired for $660m (£420m) by advisory firm The Corporate Executive Board Company (CEB).
The cash for the deal comes from funds managed by HgCapital and Veronis Suhler Stevenson. HgCapital previous ... [more]

March 2012

Thursday 1st March TQR Search and selection adds further Search capabilty in Q1 2012

TQR Search and Selection have added further capability to the team that covers a range of roles under the "Search" banner, including retail financial services and senior roles in Retail, Engineering, Offshore, and Legal.

January 2012

Saturday 14th January TQR Search and Selection Established Asset Management and Investment Capability

2010 saw addition of further capability to the TQR Search and Selection proposition. David Hughes  joined us to head up this exciting new venture, with over 12 years experience in this market David has developed an excellent reputation for delivery both in the UK and Internationally , including a 3 year stint heading up a team in ... [more]

January 2011

Wednesday 12th January TQR Local Services division continues to develop

Having steadily built a reputation for delivery within their core market of Financial Services throughout the UK, a new dimension was added to the overall portfolio with the creation of TQR Local Services.

With a wealth of local market knowledge and a track record of consistent success in providing solutions to clients recruitment n ... [more]

July 2010

Saturday 3rd July TQR Search and Selection support graduates

TQR Search and Selection  Director Rob Sharp has joined the University of Gloucestershire mentoring scheme.

The aim of the scheme is to help graduates who are nearing the completion of their final year study, prepare themselves for the jobs market.

Practical support will include interview preparation skills, pre ... [more]

July 2009

Tuesday 7th July Jobless Total Rises

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show that the percentage of the population unemployed has risen from 5.3% a year ago to 7.2%. This means that the total figure for those seeking work has reached 2.94 million. There were 444,000 job vacancies in the three months to May 2009, down 38,000 over the previous quarter and down 230 ... [more]