If you were building a bank today, you would not build HSBC. Or rather, if you were building a bank today, you could not build HSBC.
Albemalre & Bond has revealed pre-tax profits fell to �4.9 million from �21.4 million for the year to end of June, on revenues of �107.1 million, down from �117.7 million, driven by a decline in gold prices.
Demand for new staff increased at the fastest pace in 15 years in November, according to a new survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and consultancy KPMG.
Slovenian prime minister Alenka Bratusek, whose government has pledged to avoid seeking official help from EU and IMF. Photograph: EPA/Andrius Ufartas.
European aerospace group EADS plans to cut more than 5,000 jobs as part of a wider restructuring plan, Le Figaro newspaper reported today.