Market Snapshot: There is continued unprecedented demand for Compliance professionals fuelled by the overhaul of requirements by all Regulators in addition to new countries regulating.
The online gambling sector has grown exponentially during the pandemic.
Regulators are imposing tougher restrictions and potentially higher fines for those not adhering to the new guidelines.
Many businesses are choosing to move away from unregulated markets and restructuring for strategic growth in regulated markets adding to the recruitment demand.
Businesses are focusing on sufficient growth of Compliance/AML teams to substantiate their ability to adhere to regulations.
Additional specialisms such as Safer Gambling teams are experiencing growth and pulling from the Compliance ‘candidate pool’ to support additional regulatory requirements.
Exceptional demand for Heads of Compliance is constant to lead these departments, and support companies growth within safe and compliant limitations.
More flexibility for working from home is most definitely available for sector professionals where relevant.
Salaries for Senior Compliance Professionals have increased by on average up to 20% in the last twelve months to keep up with demand and businesses appetite to build a strong department with longevity and relevance.
New regulations are accelerating demand for senior talent in particular, with businesses focussing on AML and Safer Gambling teams.
Kerry Gillitt – recruiting Regulatory staff up to C suite level across the whole compliance arena – UK and globally.
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