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…

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…

Fighting the ‘hell’ of workaholism

Fighting the ‘hell’ of workaholism

At 26 she was leading a team of 12 financial analysts working for a dynamic North American finance house, which was expanding rapidly through Europe. The company's expansion…

News in Brief

News in Brief

LFI launches new division to cope with growth Recruitment consultant LFI has launched a new human resources division to reflect the growing demand for HR professionals. It has…

Could I be a workaholic?

Could I be a workaholic?

Dr Lyn van Oudtshoorn is a pressure management consultant providing workplace counselling and has investigated the mental health problems workaholism produces. 'There are City brokers and traders working&h

Agitated Bower ‘a danger to Schroder business’

Agitated Bower ‘a danger to Schroder business’

Julie Bower, 35, ignored her bosses' advice, fired off curt letters and emails to executives and challenged the chairman in a finger jabbing confrontation, which he described as…

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