Royalblue, provider of online trading platform Fidessa, has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Matthew Paré and Lesley Laws. Both Paré and Laws will work in new business sales roles focusing on continental Europe. Internally, Angie Walker, is now promoted to director of new business sales UK, and Ian Cox becomes director of Fidessa house accounts, UK.
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.