Category Archives: Keith Beekmeyer

Employment Trends of 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s time to consider what the year taught us about employment trends in the UK. Many different factors impacted the employment market in 2019. From a political point of view, the past 12 months have been dominated by the Government’s Brexit negotiations. A key element to emerge from this […]

What University Courses Get Me A Job?

Subjects such as medicine, maths, engineering, physics, and chemistry are associated with good salaries, but much depends on the career you choose when you graduate. Different degree subjects are on average associated with different levels of pay and employment prospects. But don’t get hung up on this – it’s important to pick a subject that […]

Mental Health in the Workplace

For most of us, work is an important part of our lives. We spend a significant amount of our time weekly at work, and can form some of our closest friendships with our work colleagues. It’s important we focus on this major part of our lives by looking after our mental health in the workplace. […]

Sponsorship of F3 Racecar Driver Enaam Ahmed

Newpoint Capital Limited, of Bevis Marks, London have completed a sponsorship deal with British F3 Racing Driver Enaam Ahmed, and Keith Beekmeyer from Newpoint Capital Ltd could not be more delighted by the announcement. ‘We’re so proud of this partnership, and of the opportunity it gives us to enable a bright young British sporting professional […]

AI and the Digitisation of Employment – part 1

What Could AI Do? Modern information technology and the daily use of the Internet have strongly influenced the world of work in the 21st century. Intelligent algorithms simplify everyday tasks, and it is impossible to imagine how most steps of a procedure could be managed without them. Thus, the question arises as to what the […]

Employer brand and its importance

Branding Importance If you asked people to consider the term “branding”, they’d probably all think more about marketing rather than recruitment and retention of staff. Things like company logo, brand messaging, and how a company might be perceived by consumers are all valuable tools that a company should develop and devote time to. However, while […]

Assessing a CV

How to Spot a Great Candidate These days it’s easy to find yourself inundated with CVs for the jobs you advertise. With people working longer than ever before, and with an increasing number of graduates entering the job market every year, it seems like there are more candidates for each position than ever before. Keith […]

Preparing for your first interview

A young candidate’s guide to securing a great job offer Types of interviews Firstly, let’s look at the fact that there are actually a number of different types of job interview. In some cases, you’ll only need to succeed at one of these to land the role. In others, particularly at large graduate employers, you […]

Focusing on Retention of Staff

Writing for the Newpoint Capital website this week, company founder Keith Beekmeyer wonders if companies focus hard enough on retention of staff rather than leaving it to chance. Whether someone stays with a company long-term or short-term is actually within that company’s control,  as Keith points out with a series of observations based on his […]

Is London no longer the Finance Capital of the World?

One of the great tragedies of the Brexit uncertainty and ongoing chaos, has been the loss of world financial capital status for the City of London. Here we’ll examine whether London has lost it’s world financial capital status, as well as looking at how it gained the title in the first place, and whether it […]