Torus hires former Jonathan Wren chief executive

Torus hires former Jonathan Wren chief executive

McCarthy will spearhead the expansion of a number of services, including the recruitment and retention of permanent staff and interim management across the financial and professional services industries,&h

FSA doubles graduate intake

FSA doubles graduate intake

The UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) expects to double last year's graduate intake to between 30-40 places in October this year, at a time when most investment banks…

Big redundancy payments keep banks out of the employment tribunals

Big redundancy payments keep banks out of the employment tribunals

A survey by law firm Allen & Overy on the redundancy practices of 125 companies in different industries found investment banks were among the least likely to engage…

TMP makes loss on executive search

TMP makes loss on executive search

Such recruitment constitutes an increasingly small part of TMP's worldwide activities. Its results show that TMP Worldwide is being powered almost entirely by its internet recruitment arm, Monster.com.&hel

Investment bankers on way out as cuts hit home

Investment bankers on way out as cuts hit home

So far this year, Wall Street has fired more than 43,300 employees, making it the biggest number of job losses in investment banking for 25 years, and the…

Recruiting executives is just the start – integrating them is the crucial part

Recruiting executives is just the start – integrating them is the crucial part

Many organisations assume that once a newly hired executive has actually started work, the demanding and often gruelling recruitment challenge is at an end. This, however, is as…

Students reveal how to win an internship at top banks

Students reveal how to win an internship at top banks

Winning a place as an intern in an investment bank in London this summer has been much harder than usual, as the banks have cut back on numbers…

How much am I worth? Managing director, project finance  – international bank

How much am I worth? Managing director, project finance – international bank

A panel of specialist headhunters give their assessment of typical London pay packages: Managing director, project finance - international bank: salary - 125,000, bonus up to 300%. In…

Family value in the pay scale

Family value in the pay scale

Bond traders' daughters in London should now be better informed, following the Take Our Daughters to Work Day, co-ordinated by Girlguiding UK, formerly the Guides Association. Curious young…

Weill opens academy  for financial hopefuls

Weill opens academy for financial hopefuls

But he went there last week to launch a new Academy of Finance at Lewisham College, which runs vocational courses. The academy, which will run for one hour…

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