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    Services sector ‘overlooked’ in Brexit trade talks

    “Four and a half million jobs depend on this sector”   Baroness Donaghy. Photo: UK Government The needs of the UK’s £225bn professional services sector are being overlooked in the UK-EU trade talks according a sub-committee of the House of Lords. More than 4.6 million people – 13% of the workforce – are employed in […] More

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    City traders working from home must be monitored

    Rush hour at Liverpool Street station demonstrates the number of people home working. Photo: Nelson Antoine / Shutterstock A City watchdog has warned financial services firms that it expects them to have updated their policies, refreshed their training and put in place rigorous oversight as traders routinely work from home. The Financial Conduct Authority highlighted […] More

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    Stonewall announces top global employers for LGBT equality

    A pro-LGBT activist during the annual Katowice Equality March in PolandPhoto: Artur Widak/NurPhoto/PA Images Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality charity Stonewall has announced its Top Global Employers for 2020. Seventeen organisations, dominated by law firms and financial services companies, have been recognised for their outstanding commitment to LGBT employment equality around the world. The […] More

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    First female chief executive for a Wall St bank chosen

    Photo: Shutterstock For the first time a Wall Street bank is to be led by a woman as Citigroup has named Scotland-born Jane Fraser as its new chief executive. Fraser is the bank’s current president and head of global consumer division, and will become its new boss in February when current chief Michael Corbat retires. […] More