Reaching out to the community

Reaching out to the community

But bankers are not without souls and consciences and a growing number are using their skills on community projects. Helping school children to read, assisting small businesses and…

Split in top jobs demanded

Split in top jobs demanded

The Association of British Insurers, whose members control 1,000bn (€1,662bn) of assets - including approximately one-quarter of the UK stock market - has written to senior non-executive directors&hel

Sir Anthony pays the price

Sir Anthony pays the price

A brief memo was circulated recently at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Bank Ltd. in London saying that Sir Anthony, a senior adviser there since 1993, had decided to…

PR headhunter hires ABN Amro executive

PR headhunter hires ABN Amro executive

The appointment sees McGregor leaving ABN Amro after eight years. She joined the Dutch bank as an investment analyst and her most recent position was deputy chief executive…

Executive search firms enjoy booming business

Executive search firms enjoy booming business

Heidrick & Struggles, TMP Worldwide and Korn/Ferry International all report substantial rises in income. TMP Worldwide saw adjusted net income in its third quarter, ending September 30 this…

Access to bonuses prompts bankers to depart DLJ

Access to bonuses prompts bankers to depart DLJ

Combined with a reported culture clash between the two banks, the windfall is contributing to an exodus of top DLJ bankers from the merged group to rivals such…

Websites push up the cost of recruiting the best graduates

Websites push up the cost of recruiting the best graduates

The figures are revealed in the latest Park Human Resources survey, Graduates in the Eyes of Employers, published this week, which provides an insight into the practices and…

Eversheds lets top staff go flexible

Eversheds lets top staff go flexible

The scheme is being piloted by the employment law team and is spearheaded by partner Elaine Aarons, who has worked a four-day week (typically cramming in 55 hours)…

Wheat grows from BBM defections

Wheat grows from BBM defections

George Corbett and Joe Thomas have announced the creation of Wheat, based in the City of London. Corbett and Thomas both spent seven years at BBM, and are…

Recruitment consultant makes three London hires

Recruitment consultant makes three London hires

Jonathan Irby is the latest addition to the firm's corporate finance team. He comes from Walker Hamill where he was a consultant on the contract team. Caroline Harrison…

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