Our ongoing research supports our core work, helps to shape the debate on skills and influence policy for the UK Financial Services sector.
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Keeping the pipeline of talent moving: making internships virtual
COVID-19 has introduced a global shift in how we work, impacting entire workforces. This research covers how some firms moved to online internships, keeping the pipeline for talent open.
Diversity Data: The challenges of data collection and developing a culture of self-reporting
Improved diversity and inclusion leads to better diversity of thought and therefore better business outcomes. Having the data available to analyse diversity is the crucial first step to being able to target improvements in workforce diversity and inclusion. Here we explore some of the barriers to collecting diversity data and how these can be addressed, highlighting examples of best practice.
The Future of Work: Lessons from a pandemic
COVID-19 has profoundly shifted how financial services workers want to do their jobs in the future. The sector has been able to successfully transition to a remote working model, with 78% of financial services workers surveyed saying they’ve been able to work effectively from home during this period. But the skills needs of those workers have changed, and what they want from their employers in future has shifted. Read our new research, conducted with KPMG, on the lessons from the pandemic.
Financial Services Skills Taskforce report
The the HMT-led Financial Services Skills Taskforce report sets out the actions that need to be taken to address the skills and talent crisis facing UK Financial Services.