Old Mutual to plunge on downsizing in London as part of restructuring plans

Old Mutual has disclosed that they have intentions to downsize the headcount in its London office by 50% as part of their restructuring plans because of its managed partition. The effect from the downsized staff by 60 aims to save about £10 million in annuals resources from 2017. The company stated that further downsizing could […]

EY promotes 714 new partners worldwide

EY announces that 714 people globally have been promoted to partner. This year's new partner class includes a record percentage of partners from the...

Reuters publishes Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities ranking

KU Leuven, Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge top the inaugural Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities ranking. KU Leuven, Imperial College...

Former Morgan Stanley banker gets his nose into wine business – ole!

Luis Sanz walked away from a career in M&A at Morgan Stanley and followed his dream to set up a wine company bringing Spain’s...

Thorman has swapped Ascentric for fintech

The former CEO and chairman of Ascentric Hugo Thorman has assumed the position of the CEO of fintech start-up Seccl Technology. Thorman had been occupying...

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 -...

Women don’t outperform men as investors

Women running hedge funds accomplish no more than men in similar positions, the study says. This challenges some of the previous research and an...

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...

A day in the life of a senior trader: nightmare and stress

What does the typical working day for a trader in the City look like? And why does it fluctuate between 12 and 16 hours? Back...
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Mastercard veteran joins allpago’s advisory board

allpago, a leading payment service provider in Latin America, today announced that it has appointed Horst Müller, formerly regional vice president at Mastercard, to its...

Rugby starlet challenges City finance

Young rugby player whose potential career in the sport was ruined by injury launched new Mayfair office by a Wrexham financial firm. Gwyn Edwards, 26,...

Healthy life: three simple tips from a banker & yoga teacher

Finance professionals have notoriously busy and sometimes unhealthy working lives. Typically, they work long days staring into a laptop screen and the most exercise...

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