News & Insights

New business head for Pure Search Singapore

New business head for Pure Search Singapore

Paul Evans joins as Head of South East Asia practice.

Tax recruitment in Financial Services

Tax recruitment in Financial Services

How has Brexit affected Financial Services firms' appetite for recruiting tax professionals? Our latest newsletter discusses the opportunities offered by the UK’s vote to leave the EU, along with effects on salaries. 

People Services: An Interesting Time

People Services: An Interesting Time

People Services issues are increasingly press worthy, technology continues to impact the market and the number of career paths open to People Services professionals has seemingly never been greater. 

International Salary Guides

International Salary Guides

Benchmark your team and plan your career with our International Salary Guides. 

People Services: A Period of Flux

People Services: A Period of Flux

2016 was nothing if not a year of change. It is therefore perhaps unsurprising that the People Services & Human Capital market has not been immune to a real sense of flux.

The next step towards tax transparency

The next step towards tax transparency

Threat or opportunity?

Growth for Pure Search US: Helen Cottle joins

Growth for Pure Search US: Helen Cottle joins

Helen’s arrival in New York will further enhance our ability to deliver locally as we further establish our credentials in the domestic US.

Industry Vs Professional Services: A Simple Choice?

Industry Vs Professional Services: A Simple Choice?

It needn't be your final answer.

Tax encroaching on lead Finance role, or vice versa?

Tax encroaching on lead Finance role, or vice versa?

A Pure Search study of FTSE 100 Heads of Tax suggests that Tax professionals are increasingly suited to take on the CFO role. However, for the same reasons, could Finance professionals now take on the Head of Tax role?

Interim Tax: 2016 in Review

Interim Tax: 2016 in Review

Our Interim Tax Newsletter is designed to provide market knowledge and career advice for any tax professional currently working as a contractor, or considering a career in contracting.

Stephen Wall joins as Director of Compliance

Stephen Wall joins as Director of Compliance

Hire a sign of continued investment in global compliance offering.

Alexander Vann joins to lead People Services & Human Capital practice

Alexander Vann joins to lead People Services & Human Capital practice

We are pleased to announce the addition of Alexander Vann to our Tax business.

Pure Search raises £4,372 for children’s medical research charity

Pure Search raises £4,372 for children’s medical research charity

The figure surpasses our £4,000 target.

Impacts of GDPR Seminar

Impacts of GDPR Seminar

Are you aware of the profound impact GDPR will have on your organisation? Attend our free breakfast seminar, in association with Henley Business School.

Progressive change in focus, note European Heads of Tax

Progressive change in focus, note European Heads of Tax

Reputational Risk and Stakeholder Management are the most important issues for today’s Heads of Tax, rather than managing ETR; this according to a recent survey of European Tax Directors.  

Senior Hires in Asia

Senior Hires in Asia

Michelle Koh and Jonathan Whitaker join to lead Commerce & Industry practices.

Brexit: What does it mean for Tax Professionals?

Brexit: What does it mean for Tax Professionals?

Charles Ferguson discusses the implications of the Brexit vote on the tax jobs market in London.

Pure Consulting partners with FTSE 20 leader

Pure Consulting partners with FTSE 20 leader

John Dixon secures significant role for FTSE 20 company.

Tax Transformation

Tax Transformation

It's a hot topic - what does it mean for today's In-house tax departments?

The Battle for Compliance Talent

The Battle for Compliance Talent

How can Banks and FinTechs retain and attract compliance professionals?

Pure join forces with APSCo

Pure join forces with APSCo

We have joined professional body The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).  

The changing world of Tax Management in the FTSE

The changing world of Tax Management in the FTSE

John Dixon discusses 4 key developments.

Former EY Managing Partner to lead new Consulting practice

Former EY Managing Partner to lead new Consulting practice

John Dixon to lead Pure Consulting, significantly strengthening Pure's service portfolio.

New Director of Risk in London

New Director of Risk in London

We are delighted to announce that James Sayer has joined Pure Search.

PureTaxCareers.com

PureTaxCareers.com

We've just launched our bespoke Tax careers website, where Newly Qualified Accountants through to Managers can access market intelligence and career advice.

New Headquarters in London

New Headquarters in London

Significant growth drives move to larger premises.

Banking & FS Networking Event

Banking & FS Networking Event

A wonderful evening at London's beautiful Sky Garden.

Interim Christmas Drinks

Interim Christmas Drinks

Fantastic turn out at our annual Interim Christmas Drinks.

Incentive Trip - Dubai 2015

Incentive Trip - Dubai 2015

Congratulations to our London office, who exceeded their targets and were rewarded with a trip to Dubai!

Movember

Movember

Congratulations to the Hong Kong office, who raised over HKD 8,000 for Movember.

Double success at the 2015 Compliance Register Platinum Awards

Double success at the 2015 Compliance Register Platinum Awards

Pure Search scooped the award for ‘Best Recruitment Firm – Compliance’ together with the newly created ‘Best Recruitment Firm – Legal’ award.  

The Legal Services Act: Impacts & Opportunities

The Legal Services Act: Impacts & Opportunities

The emergence of new LPO and legal service providers over the last three years have had a fundamental effect on the legal market.

Changes & Challenges in the UK Tax Insurance Sector

Changes & Challenges in the UK Tax Insurance Sector

Strategically thinking UK Insurance firms are well placed to take advantage of economic recovery, are you one of them?

Indirect Tax Salary Guide

Indirect Tax Salary Guide

An informed analysis of the current Indirect Tax market, this guide covers individual market sectors, required skills and remuneration.

Tax Management meets the IPO: Issues for Rising Star companies

Tax Management meets the IPO: Issues for Rising Star companies

Our new economic landscape brings with it a fresh set of tax management considerations when looking to IPO.

Caroline Hudson joins Pure Search to lead its Finance practice

Caroline Hudson joins Pure Search to lead its Finance practice

Caroline brings an unrivalled network and 16yrs recruitment experience.

Moving Day for Pure Search in Hong Kong

Moving Day for Pure Search in Hong Kong

Business growth drives move to new premises.

Behind Expected Cuts at HSBC, Plans to Bolster Compliance Efforts

Behind Expected Cuts at HSBC, Plans to Bolster Compliance Efforts

Despite huge cost-cutting at HSBC, the bank's Compliance team will grow.

Evolution of Interim Tax

Evolution of Interim Tax

Our latest Interim Tax newsletter is available now, bringing you an overview of the market, sector specific information and forecasts for 2015.

As Russia’s Financial Sector Shrinks, So Too Do Its Compliance Teams

As Russia’s Financial Sector Shrinks, So Too Do Its Compliance Teams

Annabel Evans comments on how Russian sanctions are affecting compliance staff at London banks

Exceptionally high rate of churn amongst Heads of Compliance in UK Asset Management firms

Exceptionally high rate of churn amongst Heads of Compliance in UK Asset Management firms

Original FCA-sourced research reveals startling trend

Tax, Legal and Compliance at Pure Search in Asia

Tax, Legal and Compliance at Pure Search in Asia

We are looking for experienced consultants to join our offices in Hong Kong and Singapore

What's it like making the move to Asia?

What's it like making the move to Asia?

Barrie Sanderson talks through his experience of moving to Asia with Pure.

London Office Beats Charity Fundraising Target

London Office Beats Charity Fundraising Target

Pure Search beats fundraising target for Mind, our 2014 Charity of the Year.  

Asia – the Powerhouse for Pure Search in 2014

Asia – the Powerhouse for Pure Search in 2014

A great opportunity for career acceleration.

Pure Search expand into Human Resources

Pure Search expand into Human Resources

Elaine Khoo joins to lead our Human Resources team in Asia.

Indirect Tax, 2014 in Review

Indirect Tax, 2014 in Review

A brief overview of 2014 in the Indirect Tax market.

Centres of Excellence

Centres of Excellence

Creating opportunities for tax trainees or the formation of a skills-gap?

Hat-trick at The Compliance Register Platinum Awards

Hat-trick at The Compliance Register Platinum Awards

Pure Search Financial Services win for their commitment to ‘Exemplary Service to Compliance and Regulation’

Asia Legal Salary Survey 2014

Asia Legal Salary Survey 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of our latest Asia legal salary survey, a comprehensive overview of the legal market in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Autumn Compliance Market Update

Autumn Compliance Market Update

Pure Search Financial Services' latest market commentary

Pure Search's UK Tax Salary Survey

Pure Search's UK Tax Salary Survey

We are pleased to announce the release of Pure Search's UK Tax Salary Survey 2014.

New York Office Opens

New York Office Opens

Pure has opened its first North America office as part of plans for expansion

Asia Pacific In-House Counsel Summit

Asia Pacific In-House Counsel Summit

Pure are proud to partner with asialaw for the 2014 in-house counsel summit in Hong Kong

Taking the Pulse of the FX Jobs Market

Taking the Pulse of the FX Jobs Market

Kirsten Hyde of Profit & Loss Magazine speaks to Simon Head to find out why in 2013 there was a lower volume of hires in the FX market than the previous three years. Will things pick up in 2014?

Go East

Go East

Why tax roles are on the increase in Asia and the how the dynamics of tax in the region differ to Europe and the US