Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Nick Bayley Quoted in FT Adviser

Brexit Fails to Take Brakes Off Financial Services Jobs Market

Nick Bayley, Managing Director in the Compliance and Regulatory Consulting practice at Duff & Phelps, spoke with FT Adviser about a recent study which found that risk and compliance professionals within the financial services industry are the most “in-demand” employees as Brexit fast approaches.

"With the UK seemingly on a path to leaving the EU in just a few months, UK regulators are working frantically to address the regulatory gaps that could arise from a no-deal scenario. As the FCA takes on additional competencies for the UK financial sector that the EU institutions now handle, these additional policy and oversight responsibilities will inevitably increase the need for qualified individuals to fill the Brexit compliance gap...It shouldn’t therefore be surprising to see that risk and compliance is the most sought area for employment, given the current and future needs of the industry," said Nick.

Read the full article here.