GUEST COMMENT: What the way you treat your PA says about you

GUEST COMMENT: What the way you treat your PA says about you

You may not have your own personal PA, but you probably aspire to. For to have a PA is a mark of power. Even in this era of…

GUEST COMMENT: 10 legitimate methods of inflating your bonus

GUEST COMMENT: 10 legitimate methods of inflating your bonus

Overall, this year's bonuses will probably be significantly down on 2009. Peter Stringfellow may be holding his permed head in despair, but that doesn't mean that you have…

Nordic PE professionals returning home, but for how long?

Nordic PE professionals returning home, but for how long?

The continuing tough climate in the UK and US is helping to lure Nordic private equity professionals back home but, while the market for now remains relatively buoyant…

GUEST COMMENT: What I hate about working in the middle office

GUEST COMMENT: What I hate about working in the middle office

I am working in the middle office and I do not like it here. This is why I want to get out. 1) It's boring On the whole…

The nasty parts of the EU’s new bonus rules, and their probable effects

The nasty parts of the EU’s new bonus rules, and their probable effects

Just as the FSA's consultation document on the UK compensation code is about to be closed pending the release of a policy statement next month, the Committee of…

Nordic firms remain optimistic despite growing international storm

Nordic firms remain optimistic despite growing international storm

With job cuts and hiring freezes coming out of the UK market, sentiment has turned rather frosty. In the global world of financial services, the happenings in the…

Strategies for the avoidance of hiring freezes

Strategies for the avoidance of hiring freezes

As ever at this time of year, hiring is kind of frozen. If anything, it may be worse this year because a) banks got a little carried away…

Post-crisis pay reform a bonus for Nordic consultancy firms

Post-crisis pay reform a bonus for Nordic consultancy firms

The ongoing overhaul by Nordic banks of their reward and compensation structures post-financial crisis has been proving lucrative for Nordic and international financial services consultancy firms able to&h

Stockholm is the best Nordic financial centre

Stockholm is the best Nordic financial centre

Stockholm is the most competitive financial centre (and therefore the most diverse and attractive place to work) in the Nordic region, according to new research. The latest Global…

The post-crisis world: how shrunken revenues have been reallocated

The post-crisis world: how shrunken revenues have been reallocated

For anyone wondering what's different since the lost Eden of early 2007 and the demise of Lehman, analysts at Nomura have produced some figures tracking 'clean' revenue changes…

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