Sector: IT in Finance

HSBC follows Barclays, RBS and cuts contractor rates by 10%

HSBC follows Barclays, RBS and cuts contractor rates by 10%

HSBC has become the latest large UK bank to cut rates for its temporary staff.

How investment banks are targeting fintech talent

How investment banks are targeting fintech talent

Fintech start-ups are moving fast and poaching talent that would have previously gone into the banking sector. Here's how the banks are reacting.

Eight of the hottest fintech start-ups in London

Eight of the hottest fintech start-ups in London

London is becoming the epicentre of fintech start-up firms which are eager to recruit talent from the large investment banks.

“This global graduate training changed my life.” It could do the same for you

“This global graduate training changed my life.” It could do the same for you

How to pick up more skills in eight months than most graduates do in two years.

Rise of the quants at Goldman Sachs

Rise of the quants at Goldman Sachs

In investment banking technology, the suits rule. With IT budgets running into hundreds of millions, how technology will impact the bottom line is an executive concern and the…

Investment banking tech guru quits and starts own firm

Investment banking tech guru quits and starts own firm

Kirat Singh the man behind JPMorgan's Athena programme and Bank of America's Quartz platform has quit investment banking to start his own firm.

Six skills financial services firms want to see from their technologists now

Six skills financial services firms want to see from their technologists now

Banks are working hard to attract technologists, offering Google-style office space, flexible working arrangements and the promise of innovative projects to ensure they can compete with the tech…

Lack of innovation in hedge fund IT down to employment protectionism

Lack of innovation in hedge fund IT down to employment protectionism

As the legions of traders who have lost their jobs in the wake of e-trading will testify, technology can be a mixed blessing in the financial sector. On…

RBS contractors have four to days accept 10% pay cut, or quit

RBS contractors have four to days accept 10% pay cut, or quit

Royal Bank of Scotland has implemented another 10% rate cut for thousands of contractors globally, announcing the move on Thursday – the day before the long Easter weekend.…

13 of the highest paying financial technology jobs globally

13 of the highest paying financial technology jobs globally

Despite a tendency towards offshoring and nearshoring ‘commodised’ IT functions, investment banks still have one thing going for them when it comes to employing technologists – they pay…

Banks clampdown on loophole that allows contractors to pay just 10% tax

Banks clampdown on loophole that allows contractors to pay just 10% tax

Some might say that banks have been slow to clampdown, but offshore umbrella companies – still used by hundreds of contractors in the City to allow them to…

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