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Here Is The City - Have Your Say!

Here Is The City News continues to grow at an impressive rate. With over 25,000 registered users and in excess of 3,000 jobs on our careers site, we want to hear from you about where we go next.

Top Firm Denies Rumour Of $945m Trading Loss

The Daily Telegraph reports that the spike in copper prices in recent weeks has resulted in a number of investment banks 'nursing vast losses', caused by a 'widening in the gap between the price of three month futures and that of long-term futures'.

Bonuses Up As Law Firms Go On The Defensive

Bloomberg reports that several law firms with London offices are raising salaries and paying larger bonuses in order to retain talented lawyers, and keep them from quitting for lucrative jobs at investment banks or clients.

World Cup Winner - Your Early Views

Thirty-two teams from across the globe make up the field for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Six continents are represented and six past winners will take part, including hosts Germany, who head the 14-strong European contingent, and holders Brazil, who lead the South American challenge.

DrKW - Dressed To Kill

They say that investment banking is a dog-eat-dog world, and most bankers eat what they kill. Well, those bankers at DrKW have joined the 'smartly-dressed' club. The firm's leaders have decided that, in the brave new world (DrKW has just moved into flashy premises in Gresham Street), employees will think smart, act smart and look smart too! With immediate effect, smart casual dress will only be allowed on Fridays. Suits and ties are back in vogue the rest of the week.

Woman Sues For £11m Over 'Mini-Hitler'

HBOS is not the kind of organisation one would normally associate with an employment tribunal claim, but the firm is being sued for £11m by Claire Bright, its former head of asset and liability management, as, she claim, she was disriminated against and was subjected to victimization at work.