Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation, has announced new enhancements to its corporate communication services, which are designed to provide companies with increased transparency, additional interactivity regarding investor relations correspondence, and give greater insight on institutional investors. These changes follow the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent ruling on the Internet Availability of Proxy Materials, which allows corporations to post proxy statements and annual reports online instead of mailing hardcopies to investors. The e-Proxy ruling also encourages issuers to make annual report and proxy materials more interactive, aimed at making online information more accessible and user friendly.
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.