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  • Succession planning in the advice profession

    Posted on Sunday, May 8, 2022 by Lewis Greene4 comments

    Gunner & Co., the UK’s leading M&A brokerage and consultancy business has found that 60% of financial planning firm owners they surveyed are looking to exit the industry in the next 3 years. This was just one of the highlights from their annual survey exploring succession planning in the advice profession. This comes at a time where business valuations have jumped considerably, with businesses ...

  • “I'm not even thinking about moving jobs or hiring.” 4 reasons why you should get to know an industry-specific "recruiter."

    Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 by Lewis Greene, written by Graham Hughes1 comment

    Deeper industry knowledge Perhaps one of the most important things an industry-specific or niche recruiter can offer is a wealth of industry knowledge and often industry experience. If they have had a career in your industry, they can have a much better understanding of your challenges and triumphs. When a recruiter makes his or her living exclusively catering to one industry it is essential that ...

  • Top tips for an outstanding interview – face to face and virtually

    Posted on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 by Lewis Greene, written by Graham HughesNo comments

    An interview can be intimidating and it’s not always clear what employers are looking for. With an increasing number today being held virtually, they can feel even less personal and even more nerve wracking. The key is to practice and perfect. Prepare well and you can dramatically increase your chances of landing the role. The first step is to think about what a successful interview looks like. ...

  • Why use a recruitment company rather than DIY?

    Posted on Monday, March 28, 2022 by Lewis GreeneNo comments

    Why it’s good to use a recruitment agency rather than fill your positions yourself. Why do businesses turn to recruitment agencies? Recruiting the right people for your open positions these days is a lot harder than it used to be. It is a highly competitive market which is why more and more businesses are turning to recruitment agencies rather than trying to find the right people privately. There ...

  • IRC sells 30% to leading Investment Management firm to secure capital for continued growth for 2022

    Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 by Lewis GreeneNo comments

    Independent Resourcing Consultancy was formed in 2018 by Lewis Greene who has extensive recruitment experience and prides his own personal reputation and his firm s for continued delivery both nationally and internationally for placing talent. IRC’s placement areas now include, Financial Services , I.T & Cyber security and Legal. Founder Lewis Greene commented ”The last few years have been ...

  • Are you thinking of starting your own specialist recruitment firm? We are here to help

    Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 by Lewis GreeneNo comments

    IRC opened its doors to the world in September 2018. I wanted to create a home for like minded professionals who are entrepreneurs, I wanted to create a trusted brand across multiple sectors which today I can justifiably say I have succeeded in doing. I have homed many entrepreneurs within the IRC framework who enjoy being part of dynamic business where ideas become reality. IRC is now 3 years ...

  • IRC launches I.T. division

    Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 by Lewis Greene2 comments

    IRC has been providing exceptional talent into the financial services sector for many years. Through providing great service we have been referred to a leading I.T. company who requires I.T. recruitment support throughout the coming years ahead. We are extremely excited to add a further sector within our search and selection firm. Lewis Greene and Mike Lowe started their recruitment careers in ...

  • So, when is the right time to go Self-Employed as a Financial Planner?

    Posted on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by Lewis Greene1 comment

    I know 100% that this type of question is asked daily, I also know that being self-employed comes with risk. However, if life has taught me anything, if you do not try you will never know. Ask yourself this question, are you good at what you do? Of course you are otherwise you wouldn’t be doing it, correct? Do your customers love you? Of course they do, otherwise they would not be working with ...

  • Know where you are going – create your career plan

    Posted on Monday, October 12, 2020 by AdminNo comments

    Having goals, ambition and knowing what you want in life is critical for you to truly succeed in your chosen career. Without a clear direction it can be difficult to make good effective decisions, to maximise your potential or to achieve the things you hope for. A good idea is to consider where you are now, where you want to be, and how you are going to get there. Here are a few tips to help you… ...

  • Get your Recruitment partner right from the outset!

    Posted on Monday, October 12, 2020 by AdminNo comments

    Why partnering with IRC, which is rated great , can really transform your business in 2019 by supplying you with the very best talent for your requirements. Why should you partner with IRC? Independent Resourcing Consultancy is a Financial Services recruitment specialist operating throughout the UK and overseas, locating the very best talent for client firms. We understand the regulated market ...