Survey highlights good and bad London recruitment firms

Survey highlights good and bad London recruitment firms

Four search firms share the top ranking in high-level banking and finance jobs in this year's London Professional Recruitment Guide. They are two boutiques - Hogarth Davies Lloyd…

Goldman Sachs wealthy ranked by Sunday Times

Goldman Sachs wealthy ranked by Sunday Times

For anyone who is in any doubt about Goldman Sachs as a money-making machine, how about this for a statistic: 3.3% of the richest 300 people in Britain…

Mergers are no fun, even with redundancy pay

Mergers are no fun, even with redundancy pay

Then they and perhaps their family can be put through an anxious, gut-wrenching time, which is not reflected in the press coverage. Contrary to popular belief, not everyone…

Putnam president lays off 4% of workforce

Putnam president lays off 4% of workforce

Putnam president Larry Lasser has announced plans to lay off 4% of his 6,000-strong workforce, just weeks after it was reported that he secured a bonus of $33m…

Non-executive directors work an average of 16 days a year

Non-executive directors work an average of 16 days a year

Non-executive directors of large UK financial institutions are paid an average of 35,000 a year for just over two weeks work, a survey shows. Medium-sized institutions pay 26,000,…

RBS chief unapologetic over bonuses

RBS chief unapologetic over bonuses

Lord Younger, chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland, on Wednesday unapologetically justified the bank's controversial 2.5m (€4.04m) bonus awards to directors for the National Westminster takeover. At

CBI cuts growth forecast and warns of job losses

CBI cuts growth forecast and warns of job losses

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has cut its forecast for economic growth this year and warned that 50,000 more jobs will be lost because of the global…

City bonuses lift earnings to highest level for year

City bonuses lift earnings to highest level for year

A 400m (€646.6m) boost to City of London bonuses in February drove earnings to their highest level for nearly a year, according to official data released on Wednesday.…

City Analytics snares consultant from Commerzbank

City Analytics snares consultant from Commerzbank

Thompson has 14 years' experience as a bond trader and joins from Commerzbank. Before that she worked at Deutsche Bank. Her responsibilities at City Analytics will involve sourcing…

David Potter, former chief executive and headhunter

David Potter, former chief executive and headhunter

6:45am: Up and dressed. Definitely a suit today, I think. To my study to check overnight e-mails, read The Daily Telegraph and The FT while my daughter Harriet…

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