It is nearly 50 years since the introduction of the Equal Pay Act, yet the gender pay gap persists. The UK tech industry is no better than other traditionally male-dominated industries, with Mercer reporting that men in high-tech companies earn 25 per cent more than women, compared to the gap in the UK overall of 18 per cent.
Shrewd households have a mechanism for saving and investing in good times to help augment future income and mitigate future monetary crises. Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) do a similar job for nations.
None of us are getting any younger, but, in a way, the workplace is. Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce in both the UK and US. By next year, this cohort – and the even younger Generation Z group that follows them – will make up more than half the workforce globally.
The general public have a long-held misconception that the financial sector is inherently untrustworthy. Whether that’s a legacy of the financial crisis of the late 2000s or just a cliché that just won’t go away, it’s hard to avoid the fact that two-thirds of Britons do not trust banks.
In the past couple of decades, due diligence has evolved and improved, thanks in large part to the advance of technology and digitisation. Where before the process was frustrated by physical data rooms and huge volumes of paper documents
It might be counter‐intuitive to many, but securing credit as a high net‐worth (HNW) individual can be extremely complicated. Indeed, it is a common misconception that banks will readily––happily, even––loan money to those who have a net‐worth in the millions.
As expected, the opening weeks of 2019 have been dominated by Brexit. The latest development – albeit a predictable one – saw Theresa May’s proposed withdrawal agreement roundly rejected by MPs, leaving the UK with no clear or determined path for leaving the EU.
The arrest of Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault, in Tokyo on Monday 19 November has somewhat diverted attention away from ongoing diplomatic efforts to strengthen business ties between France and Japan.
Traditional lenders such as high street banks are seeing parts of their business model change following the rise of alternative finance. As well as shaking up the finance space, alternative finance companies like peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders
Unconventional and controversial are two words often used to describe US President Donald Trump’s character and his approach to the presidency. In a short period of time, President Trump has managed to reverse many agreements