Insights

What happened to the banks’ reputational risk following the Banking Royal Commission?

01 Jun 2019

In February 2019, Commissioner The Honourable Kenneth M Hayne released the final report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

Why graduates should consider a career in recruitment

01 Jun 2019

Here are the six reasons why graduates should consider a career in recruitment.

Is the push for gender equality creating unwanted repercussions from some men?

01 Jun 2019

Last week, we wrapped up the second event of our #WomeninSTEM series following the premiere of our #WomeninSTEM panel event last year. It was an unprecedented opportunity for everyone to come together and address gender inequality within the workplace.

Are banks in Japan prepared for its country’s ‘Cashless Vision’ at all?

01 Jun 2019

Despite a long-standing dependence on cash, regulatory changes that are threatening competition and changing out customer behaviours have spurred Japan to embrace a new form of currency – digital money.

Summary of response to IR35 Consultation

01 Jun 2019

In March 2019 HMRC released their consultation into Off-payroll working rules from April 2020, read our response to the consultation...

Tags: IR35

Why is APAC currently spending big money on RPA?

01 Jun 2019

From automation to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning technologies, organisations have become smarter in adopting less manual means of operation. Automation technologies like Robotic Processing Automation (RPA) have been around for the last ten years and organisations are now anticipating the returns from integrating this into their business.

Has the digital boom affected the banking and finance industry in the gulf?

May 2019

The prominence of fintech along with a shift in consumer preferences have disrupted the banking and finance industry across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

How will the Budget 2019-20 impact jobs within the STEM industry, specifically the cyber security space?

May 2019

In the lead-up to the federal election, the Budget 2019-20 papers have disclosed a number of action points relating to the cyber security market and the broader STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) industry.

Not every contract assignment should be determined as Inside IR35

24 Sep 2019

An important message to any end client who is considering making blanket IR35 determinations.

Tags: IR35

Is the disruption of DevOps the new “Gig” in Singapore?

23 Sep 2019

In the age of a highly diversified workforce and evolving technological landscape, the gig economy has no doubt integrated itself across various emerging economies including DevOps.

Different end clients with different approaches

18 Sep 2019

We are now less than seven months away from the implementation of IR35 Reform in the private sector and more end clients are starting to confirm how they will initially propose to handle the changes to the Off Payroll working rules.

Tags: IR35

What are the implications of UAE’s increasingly younger workforce?

10 Sep 2019

A younger workforce can impact the job market in various ways as it potentially influences the availability and market rates of many roles as well as the employability of older employees. Their influence in the gulf will be especially significant in the near future and is expected to reach 75% of the total number of employees in the gulf by 2025.

Tags: APAC MENA