Ernst & Young is actually hiring 20,000 people in EMEIA in 2013

Ernst & Young is actually hiring 20,000 people in EMEIA in 2013

Tens of thousands of financial services jobs are going in London according to the CEBR. UBS alone is cutting several thousand people, Standard Bank is cutting a few…

Merger a ‘Perfect’ Scenario for Jefferies’ Employees

Merger a ‘Perfect’ Scenario for Jefferies’ Employees

Jefferies employees must be breathing a collective sigh of relief after the investment bank agreed to be acquired by holding company and minority investor Leucadia. The move should…

GUEST COMMENT: MBAs are still wanted by the private equity industry

GUEST COMMENT: MBAs are still wanted by the private equity industry

The private equity industry has changed substantially over the past few years. Assets under management have grown, but exit opportunities have narrowed. Funds have, in general, become more…

Financial services jobs and pay in London are supposedly in terminal decline. Here’s how to move to Shanghai

Financial services jobs and pay in London are supposedly in terminal decline. Here’s how to move to Shanghai

We knew it was coming. Following very swiftly on from last week's suggestion that City jobs are being decimated, think tank the CEBR has issued its standard follow-up:…

What would Morgan Stanley’s M&A bankers do if Paul Taubman and Simon Robey were to set up a boutique?

What would Morgan Stanley’s M&A bankers do if Paul Taubman and Simon Robey were to set up a boutique?

It has been a week of change for investment bankers at Morgan Stanley. Ostensibly, its M&A bankers have arrived at Friday worse off. On Wednesday it emerged that…

The Top 10 Best Financial Services Offices to Work In

The Top 10 Best Financial Services Offices to Work In

Once you get past the imposing foyers staffed by attractive receptionists and beyond the large stock tickers on the front of the building, most financial services offices are…

Are you about to lose your job to someone cheaper? What can you do about it?

Are you about to lose your job to someone cheaper? What can you do about it?

It's the perennial fear of the gnarly and embittered senior manager: someone younger, hungrier, fresher and cheaper will come along and displace you - probably with more enthusiasm,…

Most hedge funds are not interested in hiring the prima donnas now leaving investment banks

Most hedge funds are not interested in hiring the prima donnas now leaving investment banks

The investment banking-to-hedge-fund parade stumbled quite seriously last week when it emerged that the fabled hedge fund set up by Pierre Henri Flamand, former head of prop trading…

Year-to-date performance in equities, FICC and IBD: who does and doesn’t deserve to get paid for 2012

Year-to-date performance in equities, FICC and IBD: who does and doesn’t deserve to get paid for 2012

Now that most banks have revealed their results for the first three quarters of 2012, it's possible to assess which did well and which didn't on a business-by-business…

UBS WILL be paying investment banking bonuses this year. It will also continue employing rates and credit traders

UBS WILL be paying investment banking bonuses this year. It will also continue employing rates and credit traders

Senior UBS bankers are getting a little fed up with all the guff surrounding their bank. Firstly, they would like to point out that any allegations that they…

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