Barclays to cut 30-40% of its investment bankers in Asia, predicts analyst

Barclays to cut 30-40% of its investment bankers in Asia, predicts analyst

It's still several weeks until February 12th, the day when Barclays' big strategy will be announced, but speculation about its redundancy programme is mounting. The latest reports suggest…

Barclays Cuts Split the Atlantic

Barclays Cuts Split the Atlantic

The stark differences in employment law between the U.S. and the U.K. were on full display yesterday with news of layoffs within Barclays’ investment banking division. Cuts will…

Ten ways to clinch an inflation-busting pay raise

Ten ways to clinch an inflation-busting pay raise

Layoffs and bonus cuts may be what's making the headlines, but if you are employed, you can look forward to a meeting to review pay with your employer.…

Barclays to Avoid ‘Dead Men Walking’ in Layoffs This Week

Barclays to Avoid ‘Dead Men Walking’ in Layoffs This Week

Barclays may begin handing out pink slips this week to some U.S. staffers in its investment banking division in an accelerated fashion meant to avoid the drawn-out process…

Alastair Ryan, co-head of European banks research, has left UBS

Alastair Ryan, co-head of European banks research, has left UBS

Alastair Ryan, UBS's co-head of European bank research for more than a decade has left the bank UBS declined to comment on the issue, but colleagues said Ryan…

Late Lunchtime Links: Your bonus will be deferred until 2023

Late Lunchtime Links: Your bonus will be deferred until 2023

Banks talk a good talk about deferring bonuses, but the reality is that a significant proportion of bonus money will often be made available in the same year…

Banks want to pay zero bonuses to back office staff says McLagan

Banks want to pay zero bonuses to back office staff says McLagan

If you work behind the scenes in an investment bank, in say a risk or compliance or operations job, you may not get a bonus this year. On…

Why hedge fund wives don’t do Switzerland

Why hedge fund wives don’t do Switzerland

Davos may be ever so exciting if you're a senior banker's wife or fan of Sharon Stone,  but the prospect of moving to Switzerland can be unappealing to the…

More Americans move to Dubai, as 2,000 new finance jobs are created

More Americans move to Dubai, as 2,000 new finance jobs are created

Headcount is tumbling in financial centres across the world, with London and Asia in particular suffering from banks’ appetite to swing the axe. In Dubai, however, 2,000 jobs…

Bankers Not to Watch at Davos

Bankers Not to Watch at Davos

Many of the biggest names in finance have gassed up their private jets and helicopters to make their annual pilgrimage to Davos, a small city in Switzerland where…

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