Landsvirkjun, the national power company of Iceland, has implemented SunGard’s AvantGard-Quantum solution at its newly formed treasury center in Reykjavik. ‘Over the last few years, Landsvirkjun has expanded its financial activities, resulting in the need to set up a new treasury unit,’ said Kristján Gunnarsson, treasurer of the company. ‘We were looking for a solution that could handle all the cash flows of a complex debt portfolio, including vanilla and structured deals.’
UK firms investment in training and development will increase, on average, by a fifth in the next year, claims Robert Half recruitment after interviewing 100 financial services (FS) executives.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.