Ethnic participation has a long way to go

Ethnic participation has a long way to go

Diversity - the new name for equal opportunities - is the latest buzzword among financial services employers. Led by the big American banks, which are obliged by law…

Complinet launches online HR service

Complinet launches online HR service

Complinet HR features news, research, surveys, contacts, events and recruitment listings for finance sector HR professionals.

Golden hellos are high enough, claim the banks

Golden hellos are high enough, claim the banks

Investment banks say they will not be responding to Andersen Consulting's offer last week of a 10,000 (€16,500) signing-on bonus for graduate recruits. Graduate salaries in investment banking…

SocGen aims to hire 200 in M&A push

SocGen aims to hire 200 in M&A push

Société Générale has launched a significant expansion drive in European M&A and equity capital markets, and is aiming to hire up to 200 professionals in Europe by the&hellip

Staff move on in search of further challenges

Staff move on in search of further challenges

Morgan McKinley's survey found that 63% of those who left with less than two years of service cited career progression as the main source of their itch. Of…

Age knows no barriers for bankers

Age knows no barriers for bankers

Meridian's figures indicate that age now plays little role in determining employability in investment banking and that, in some cases, those 40 and over find it considerably easier…

CSFB follows Merrill’s massage lead

CSFB follows Merrill’s massage lead

Credit Suisse First Boston has followed Merrill Lynch in making massages available to staff. Roving masseurs will provide a head and neck massage at the desk at a…

Valets recruited in battle for talent

Valets recruited in battle for talent

As with all such things, the trend started in the US. At Salomon Smith Barney in New York, valet services was one of the perks demanded by hard-done-by…

UKSIP officially replaces IIMR

UKSIP officially replaces IIMR

The move follows a ballot at the end of May when the IIMR won the 75% of members' votes necessary to make the change.

Bower’s 25,000 bonus was all she was worth, tribunal told

Bower’s 25,000 bonus was all she was worth, tribunal told

Michael Crawshaw, head of European research at Schroders, said he was aware from an early stage in the City that discrimination can be subconscious. But Crawshaw stressed that…

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