SEB has launched the Benche, which the bank says is a web-based Internet community open for all trade finance professionals and others active in international trade. The Benche offers the opportunity to gather and share knowledge and experience, and discuss amongst professionals.
At the Benche, the members can discuss online for example how to best open a letter of credit from Singapore, or payment terms in Kenya. Apart from member-posted facts and discussion threads, the Benche also holds public information and news, as well as possibilities for the members to quickly and simply expand their professional networks and then create new business contacts.
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.