Want to work 80+ hours a week? These banks make people work hardest

The life of a typical investment banker is like an endless vacation to Ibiza - you get very little sleep, become old and cynical...

Friendly workplaces promote herd mentality – study

Work friendships can contribute to a lack of creative diversity in the office, according to new research from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Relational...

Planning to work until you are 70? Your stress may not let this happen.

One in five (21 per cent) Brits don't expect to retire until after their 70th birthday, study by Willis Towers Watson has found. The study also discovered that...

Tracey McDermott: FCA top job ‘not right for me’

Financial Conduct Authority acting chief executive Tracey McDermott is to leave the organisation on 1 July, the organisation announced today. McDermott became the acting CEO...

Do not bother, says a retired hedge fund manager

Raoul Pal, who comanaged the GLG Global Macro Fund in London for GLG Partners and retired at 36 in 2004 commented: "It's a pretty miserable...

Finance workers spend 2 years of lifetime at meetings

Finance workers in the UK are spending increasing amounts of time preparing for, and attending meetings – around 25% of their working week -...

Star fund manager Leigh Harrison to retire from fund management

Harrison has carved a reputation as one of the UK’s top equity fund managers during his career. Leigh Harrison called it quits on his...

Revealed: The prettiest profession in investment banking

You don’t have to be beautiful to work in banking, but good looks may help boost your career. Especially if you want to work...

Hermes Investment Management puts cap on salaries

Sky News has reported that Hermes investment management firm introduced the document to the chairs of FTSE 350 companies' remuneration committees. This is the first time...
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Revealed: the highest paying degree subjects for investment bankers

Economics and maths graduates tend to earn more than employees with other degrees. Investment banks still recruit more economics, maths and finance graduates than any...

Are women better finance bosses than men?

There's a common notion among investors that companies with women in senior positions regularly outperform. The question is how are connected female CEO and market returns? On one...

Revealed: Top 5 cities for booming banking career

New York is the number one global destination for graduates who successfully complete the flagship graduate programme at one of the world’s largest independent...

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