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BLOG: Is Singapore the new financial centre of the world?

Friday 30 September 2011 at 5:54 pm

Singapore is really making waves in the financial sector as Pricewaterhouse Cooper predicts it will take centre stage in the next few years. In their Global Private Banking and Wealth Survey 2011, they revealed how Singapore is poised to become the financial centre of the world by 2012 – ahead of Hong Kong and Switzerland.

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Global recruitment spree for Deloitte

Friday 23 September 2011 at 2:37 pm

More positive news has emerged for financial recruitment, as the world’s biggest accountancy group Deloitte, has announced mass growth plans. According to a report in The Times, Deloitte has revealed plans to increase its workforce by more than a third over the next four years.

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News: RBS build up presence in Asia

Wednesday 21 September 2011 at 6:41 pm

In order to rebuild its investment banking operations in Asia, RBS has taken on four new bankers in the region, the Financial Times has reported.

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BLOG: Bank shows fighting spirit in face of adversity

Wednesday 21 September 2011 at 11:11 am

Banking giant UBS are slowly coming to terms with what may be the largest rogue trading scandal ever to hit the city. In the wake of this upheaval, it’s heartening to see the UBS boss step up to the mark and rally his troops through this tough period.

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Demand returns for interim banking and finance recruits

Tuesday 20 September 2011 at 3:02 pm

Use of interim managers in the private sector has nearly returned to pre-recession levels, with the banking and finance sector leading the way, according to a new report by the Interim Management Association.

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Firm plans recruitment drive for 2012

Monday 19 September 2011 at 4:17 pm

Following in the footsteps of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), professional services firm KPMG is to launch a recruitment drive next year. Both KPMG and PwC have pledged to hire new staff in efforts to grow and prosper despite the challenging economic environment.

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BLOG: FOUR top tips to land your first job in finance

Saturday 17 September 2011 at 1:12 pm

It’s tougher than ever to secure a job in finance, with only a small percentage of recent graduates managing to scoop the highly coveted city roles, and while there is little doubt that the banking sector will improve greatly in the future, now is a good time to re-assess your approach to finding employment in such a competitive industry.

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Hope on horizon as financial salaries rise

Friday 16 September 2011 at 5:22 pm

The average salary rate for financial workers in the UK rose actually enjoyed a well-needed boost during the month of August.

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BLOG: Firms that weather the storm and aim for growth

Thursday 15 September 2011 at 12:25 pm

While the distribution of opportunities across the financial sector may not be particularly even at the moment, it’s good to see some firms bucking trends and stepping out into the brave world of employment, pay rises and promotions, at a time when these are generally only whispered words.

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BLOG: Candidates can’t ignore China’s influence

Friday 09 September 2011 at 4:14 pm

While the bad news about Europe’s economy never seems to end, the good news about China’s economy keeps on flowing. It is an economic juggernaut that most of the World wants to take advantage of and the UK is no different. This week, Chancellor George Osborne hosted Wang Qishan (vice-premier), and his Chinese equivalent, to talk offshore currency markets, demonstrating the importance of China to UK’s economic recovery.

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