ABN given deadline on Conlon case

ABN given deadline on Conlon case

The order was made last week by an appeals panel of the Employment Tribunal following an earlier tribunal decision not to make a disclosure order against the bank.…

Barclays to pick up 120 new staff

Barclays to pick up 120 new staff

The UK bank, which specialises in debt markets and treasury products, is keen to step up its push into international markets as well as consolidate its position in…

New company to offer online exam training

New company to offer online exam training

Absolutely Training has been set up by four former executives of BPP Hyperion, the market leader in training for the exams. From April the company will offer courses…

Blackwood hires Armstrong responds to departures

Blackwood hires Armstrong responds to departures

Harry Chetwood, who worked for two years in corporate finance and asset management for rival search firm Richmond & Co has been taken on board, along with John…

Wheat snares BBM directors

Wheat snares BBM directors

Niall Macnaughton, Paul Mewis and Nick Bennett, all former directors at BBM, have joined Wheat's London office. All three will continue in their previous roles - Macnaughton as…

CSFB may offer bonus guarantees

CSFB may offer bonus guarantees

People familiar with the plan said CSFB is finalising a scheme designed to create a sense of partnership in CSFB's top ranks following its acquisition of its rival,…

Bankers don’t bank their bonuses

Bankers don’t bank their bonuses

Three quarters of financial services employees said in a survey that they spend rather than save their bonuses. The most popular buy is a new home or home…

Directors suffer from extra emails

Directors suffer from extra emails

Research conducted by MORI shows that 55% of directors receive more than 20 emails a day. Managers send more emails than directors but receive fewer, the research shows.…

Heidrick & Struggles hires from Armstrong

Heidrick & Struggles hires from Armstrong

Sonamara Jeffreys and Darryl Adachi, both highly regarded headhunters in the industry, have joined Heidrick as partners. Daniel Edwards is also leaving Armstrong International to join as a…

CFA exam takes over from IIMR

CFA exam takes over from IIMR

Well ahead of the cut-off point, there are already many more UK candidates taking the CFA exam than the IIMR qualification. Figures from the Association for Investment Management…

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