How can I break into fintech?

The UK’s flourishing fintech market is worth a staggering £6.6bn and employs more than 61,000 people. Interested? You should be. Here’s how to make your CV stand out in this dynamic and booming industry… 

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4 financial sectors set to boom in 2017

We take a closer look at four of the financial sectors trending up this year.

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Which City jobs are seeing the strongest salary growth?

While we lament the shorter days and chillier nights, at least we can take some solace in the fact that the jobs market is showing surprising resilience. In Morgan McKinley’s London Employment Monitor for September, the global recruitment agency said that even the traditionally sleepy month of August “surprised everyone” with its 4% month-on-month rise in both jobs and jobseekers.

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An interview with the Head of Legal at a FinTech superstar

Originally from Lancashire, 31-year-old Ahmed Badr moved to London in 2003 to study medicine. But after deciding that medicine wasn’t right for him, he left university to take a year out before returning to study business. Now, seven years later, he’s a qualified solicitor and the Head of Legal at the booming FinTech company GoCardless.

In this frank interview, he reveals how he made those all-important career decisions…

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Tired of London Finance? Try Birmingham

Birmingham – the city of canals and balti – has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years. First came the regeneration of the Bull Ring, the historic market hub of the city centre that was renamed Bullring and reopened to great fanfare in 2003. Then came a glittering trail of Michelin stars; there are now more Michelin-starred restaurants in Birmingham than any other city outside London, all of which has made the city a go-to destination for dining out and shopping. And that’s to say nothing of the employment opportunities…

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