Global Trade: Africa

Healy Hunt has a long history in Global Trade Finance and in 2020 we will be stepping up our activity in this sector. Last week, our Chairman Paul Hunt and Managing Director Mark Johns attended the GTR Africa event in Victoria along with around 450 guests and attendees from Banking, Insurance, Finance, FinTech, Government Bodies and a host of supporting industries....

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Step Up to Banking

Our Step-Up initiative has had a successful trial at the start of the new school year. There were individual placements and one larger group programme. Healy Hunt Director, Jacky Crisp, who spearheaded this initiative, explains what happened at the group placement and why it was important....

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Recruiting for a Specialist Lender

Our Client

Specialist Lending is a fast-growing, technology-driven sector. Despite the innovations that differentiate Specialist Lending companies – whether 1st or 2nd charge mortgages, bridging or development finance – from the more established lenders, there are still familiar departments and roles, although the culture tends to be less conservative....

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How to Build a Challenger Bank

In 2018 Healy Hunt were contacted by the founder of a new Challenger Bank who was seeking insight. Despite a stellar career, the CEO-in-waiting had, understandably, never built a new financial institution from the top down before and at that stage his only other staff member was the Chief Financial Officer....

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Are you a Team Player?

This is a blog about building teams. It’s a subject close to my heart after 20+ years working in banking and recruitment. In the current Financial Services environment, new challenger companies are popping up and growing quickly, meanwhile inside the largest institutions, new sub-brands, divisions and offices are bubbling up in much the same way....

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How to Inspire a New Dimension of Diversity

When I say I’m passionate about diversity, I may not mean what you think.

Recruitment consultancies generally champion diversity because we are trying to find the ideal candidate for any given role. The challenge for a company like Healy Hunt is that our talent pool of mid to senior level candidates has already been filtered by the socioeconomic factors that present barriers to achievement earlier in people’s lives....

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Healy Hunt: Still Strong After 20 Years

Founded in 1999, our company has reinvented itself and is enjoying a growth phase. Chairman and Co-Founder, Paul Hunt, reflects on the changing industry and Healy Hunt’s success...

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Inflexible Working

Most articles about flexible working follow familiar templates. Either there has been a new survey that shows how most employees value flexible working above almost anything else. Or, there has been a piece of research that confirms that flexible working benefits employers....

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Specialist Mortgages: Recruitment Trends

The Specialist Mortgage Sector is growing again. Having been decimated in 2008, this innovative area of the market has reinvented itself and has enjoyed significant growth since. Fewer jobs for life, an ageing population, new tax rules and emerging classes of income-profile present new addressable markets for specialist lenders, so growth is likely to continue....

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Six Month Report: Phil Bailey

We asked our Finance specialist, Philip Bailey, to talk about his experiences after six months working with Healy Hunt. Here’s what he had to say:

 

“Since joining Healy Hunt in January I have been pleasantly surprised at the number of new skills I have picked up just from having the autonomy to work my own way with the full backing of the business....

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