Meraki Insights

A range of blogs and market views of interest to candidates and clients alike.

Nicola Amsterdam blog

Thinking about a new role in Amsterdam? We take a look at the opportunities available with our resident expert Nicola Goedkoop.

Nicola, you are based in Scotland but place Audit and Accounting professionals into the Netherlands, how did that come about? I’ve been doing international recruitment for quite a few years, with a particular focus on the Netherlands, recruiting primarily assurance positions for the Big 4, practice accountancy firms and industry clients.


24/07/2019 by Andrew Welsh

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Meraki Talent has increased headcount by 50% to support demand in the Financial Services and Accountancy Markets

Meraki Talent, the Scottish recruitment consultancy backed by former Dragon’s Den star James Caan CBE, has announced multiple appointments as part of their market expansion as the business continues to experience unprecedented activity throughout 2019.   The firm are launching an Accountancy & Finance recruitment offering which will serve the needs of clients within Commerce & Industry across the Central Belt of Scotland.


02/07/2019 by Andrew Welsh

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What's the going rate for talent in Accountancy & Finance roles? Find out with our Salary Guide.

Demand for Finance professionals has always been a strong barometer for the economy, well 2019 has been another strong year for Finance hiring in Scotland at a time when our economy has been growing quicker than the rest of the UK. In our salary guide for Accountancy and Finance, the Meraki Talent team have pulled together this report to give you an insight into salaries in Scotland.


01/07/2019 by Andrew Welsh

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Are salaries slowing down or soaring? Take a look at our Salary Guide for Financial Services in Scot

Within the ever-changing sector of financial services, it’s crucial to map the market and stay up-to-date on recent trends. To help our clients and candidates across the Financial Services sector in Scotland our team have been working extra hard collating data from market intelligence reports, client surveys and consultant analysis to create our latest Salary Guide for Financial Services in Scotland.


03/06/2019 by Andrew Welsh

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Day in the Life Scott

Day in the life of: Scott Caithness

“What’s it like working as a recruiter?” or more perhaps more directly “What does a recruiter actually do?” These are two questions commonly asked about recruitment agencies. Although their main aim is the same, many agencies approach things differently. Here’s a day in the life of Scott Caithness, our Marketing and Comms Consultant, going behind the scenes to share the details of how we spend our time.


08/05/2019 by Scott Caithness

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