Why bankers should learn kung fu

While financial companies often talk about mental resilience of their employees, there is one hobby that puts work pressures into perspective. The benefits of kung-fu are enormous. When you’ve endured a big guy trying to punch you in the face, moving numbers around a spreadsheet doesn’t seem quite as high pressure, says Cailey Barker, a mining analyst […]

JPMorgan Chase redefines banking dress code

In the age of fintech,  JPMorgan Chase announced that it would be loosening its dress code. Still, bankers are expected to wear pullovers rather...
Rugby Players Put In a Sterling Performance In FX Contest

Rugby players put in a sterling performance in FX contest

AFEX, one of the world’s largest non-bank providers of global payment, foreign currency and risk management solutions, played host to a unique encounter between...

Two wheels better than four at Prudential’s festival of cycling  

Celebrities, families, bankers and other hobby cyclists joined world-class athletes over the weekend to enjoy a ride through the traffic-free streets of London and...

20 corporate teams participated in ‘Energy Against Hunger Challenge’ mud run

Employees from the Royal Bank of Canada, VSA Capital, Hannam & Partners and other companies from the financial and energy sectors in the UK...

Billionaire Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov visits team at training, teaches new tricks

The Russian businessman and owner of the Brooklyn Nets led a team training camp and gave the basketball players some tips on dexterity and...

Bank Holidays: finance professionals share their plans

Having a second long weekend in May sounds like a luxury to lots of business people all over the UK. Surely, it should not...

Rolex tops the list of world’s most reputable companies

The Reputation Institute released its annual rankings and the luxury watch brand Rolex takes the lead. The Reputation Institute evaluates companies based on seven categories:...

Michelin Star Chef Hosted Charity Dinner in the Dark

Dans le Noir?,  the celebrated dining in the dark restaurant staffed by blind people, and the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint, collaborated to host a gastronomic...

Barclaycard partners with Topshop for contactless

Barclaycard teams up with UK fashion retailer Topshop to create a range of contactless payments-enabled bracelets, phone cases and keychains. This would be the second...

‘Champagne fraudster’ Alex Hope gets longer jail sentence

Foreign exchange trader Alex Hope got his term of imprisonment prolonged after failing at catching up a confiscation order. City fraudster who scammed £5.5m out...

Mint Greens founder James Rogers: how corporate golf is changing

Golf has always been synonymous with business. But now other sports, as well as a general lack of time, have contributed to a 30...