Financial services

It's time for financial firms to “walk the walk” on diversity

It’s almost outdated to speak about how important the issue of diversity has become in our professional lives.

Hot topic: Businesses using spyware to monitor productivity, part two

Barclays bank found itself at the centre of a ‘Big Brother’ debate when it announced it would be installing software on its London based employees’ computers that would monitor productivity in real...

Majority of employers believe workers are experiencing persistent money worries

Ninety-six per cent of UK employers believe that some of their workers are experiencing persistent money worries.

Hot topic: Businesses using spyware to monitor productivity

Barclays bank found itself at the centre of a ‘Big Brother’ debate when it announced it would be installing software on its London based employees’ computers that would monitor productivity in real...

UK accountancy firms avoid furlough by offering sabbaticals

Companies across the UK have taken a series of precautionary measures to maintain employees and keep business afloat throughout COVID-19 health and safety measures

Aon to buy Willis Towers Watson in $30 billion deal

The deal will combine the world’s second- and third-largest insurance brokers, which could create the world’s largest insurance broker worth $76 billion

Young employees reliant on borrowing money

Young people are dealing with spiralling debts and rising stress over finances, according to research by Neyber

Pension scams cost victims £91,000 each

As regulators launch a campaign to warn against pension scams, HR also has a vital role in protecting employees

Employers fail to give financial guidance

Businesses worry about getting too involved with the financial lives of staff and the costs of doing so