Banks accused of inflexibility in employee benefits

Banks accused of inflexibility in employee benefits

But banks are less likely than other companies to offer this choice, which is known as flexible benefits. Instead of a fixed menu of pensions and healthcare, for…

Specialist equity salesmen are no longer poor relations

Specialist equity salesmen are no longer poor relations

Specialist equity salesmen used to be rare and rather misunderstood creatures. They were seen as occupying an awkward halfway house between sales and research. Of course they knew…

Judge rejects IT consultants’ tax plea

Judge rejects IT consultants’ tax plea

Justice Burton ruled that the consultants had failed to show that the legislation, known as IR35, broke European law and UK's Human Rights Act. The ruling is a…

City of London to lose 20,000 jobs in a year

City of London to lose 20,000 jobs in a year

Depression in the City is also expected to trim 3% from London house prices. CEBR estimates that City type jobs in London's financial service sector will fall to…

Demand for financial services execs hits all-time high

Demand for financial services execs hits all-time high

Contractors’ tax pressure group loses High Court battle

Contractors’ tax pressure group loses High Court battle

However, because the High Court judge criticised the &quotinflexible stance&quot taken by the Inland Revenue in assessing whether contractors should be treated as individuals or companies for tax&h

Salary survey: Top corporate finance staff in demand – but no more sign-on bonuses.

Salary survey: Top corporate finance staff in demand – but no more sign-on bonuses.

Salaries of many corporate finance staff in banks in the UK are higher than six months ago, according to the recruitment company Robert Walters. Analysts at graduate level…

Germans shunning careers in banking

Germans shunning careers in banking

More worrying still, there are problems with growing a new generation of bankers. Unlike their British or American counterparts, German high-flyers still see engineering and technology as more…

Wharton and INSEAD form business school alliance

Wharton and INSEAD form business school alliance

They will jointly provide new courses for postgraduates and executives. The first on offer will be 'Global Financial Management' . They will also provide an 'MBA Update,' designed…

Raft appoints sales director

Raft appoints sales director

Formerly an executive director of Financial Objects and AFA Systems, Finlay has more than 15 years' experience in the global financial software market. His role will be to…

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