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While the usual UK employment laws apply to financial services employers, there are a number of key extra issues for them to deal with.
For example, individuals performing controlled functions must have approved person status, which is obtained by making an application to the Financial Conduct Authority and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority.
XpertHR provides HR information and guidance for employers in financial services.
15 Mar 2019
Dozens of FTSE 350 organisations, including household names such as Domino’s Pizza, JD Sports and Greene King, have been urged...
7 Mar 2019
The world's largest custodian bank and asset servicing company, the Bank of New York Mellon, has halted its plan to stop all 50,000 of its staff across the world from working from home.
7 Mar 2019
In a round table discussion at the UNLEASH Conference & Expo in London later this month, Metro Bank’s chief people...
19 Feb 2019
The Bank of England is seeing a disproportionate number of ethnic minority staff leave the organisation, with it admitting that...
15 Feb 2019
A claim of sexual harassment currently being heard at employment tribunal could end up leading to significant changes of behaviour and culture among City firms
1 Feb 2019
A third of UK companies are looking to relocate abroad because of fears over Brexit.
An Institute of Directors (IoD)...
30 Jan 2019
Banking, financial and professional services companies used 2018 to “tie down” talent before the 2019 Brexit leave date, according to...
21 Jan 2019
The number of stress-related absences in financial services is higher now than in the immediate aftermath of the 2008 financial...
5 Nov 2018
Workers and companies in the City of London are to benefit from plans to improve office space flexibility, air quality...
2 Nov 2018
Investment bank Société Générale is the latest large City employer to contemplate a shift of employees to the Continent.
16 Oct 2018
Sacha Romanovitch, the first female head of a major professional services firm, is to resign at the end of the...
30 Aug 2018
With Brexit looming and AI threatening to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving the...
24 Aug 2018
A former Barclays chief executive has joined the Bank of England’s chief economist, Citigroup’s investment chief and other leading bankers...
3 Aug 2018
Leading UK-headquartered law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has come under fire from MPs for failing to include £1.5m of...