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10 January 2019 Gail McManus, Managing Director

Are you ready for Brexit’s challenges and opportunities? by Gail McManus

Two thirds of EU nationals we surveyed are planning to leave the UK, with 90% citing Brexit as the main reason. What can UK firms do to prepare and how can continental European firms benefit?

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12 December 2018

From Warsaw to London and back again

I spoke to one of our stars who recently won a role in Central and Eastern Europe about the market in the region, his start in private equity and his advice to budding investors

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30 August 2018 Sharon Chammah, Head of Research

Now's the time to consider recruitment & retention, by Sharon Chammah

Being aware of seasonal trends in private equity could help you catch the best candidates and hold on to your teams

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26 January 2018 Written by Hannah Langworth, Real Deals

Over 80% of EU citizens in UK private equity want to leave post-Brexit vote

Written by Hannah Langworth of Real Deals: Data provided from PER's January 2018 Brexit Relocation Study

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20 October 2016 Rupert Bell, Director of DACH

Senior hires are a tricky business

Senior hiring for private equity firms is a tricky business. There is arguably far more downside than upside, from disrupting the existing culture, and demotivating mid-level and junior colleagues, to the financial and PR costs of breaking a contract if the integration doesn’t work.

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15 September 2016 Gail McManus, Managing Director

Back to school - Ensuring staff retention on their return from holiday

September always feels to me the like start of the school year. And many people get back into the office invigorated after their summer break. A couple of weeks on the beach is a great way to relax and destress – it’s also a great opportunity to reassess career choices. The number of applications to our online job advertisements surge in September. Applications can be up by 30% at this time of year.

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