Vodafone has introduced a mandatory minimum maternity policy that requires all 30 of its globally operating companies to offer at least 16 weeks of fully paid leave to expectant mothers, even in countries like the US that have no paid leave requirements.
Pascal Soriot, the chief executive of the drugmaker AstraZeneca, saw his pay rise by 5% to £3.5m in 2014 after he helped resist a takeover approach from its US rival Pfizer.
The prospect of cheaper holidays in continental Europe this summer for British and American tourists has become closer after the euro tumbled on the foreign exchanges.
Strong consumer spending and the performance of the dominant service sector have made Britain’s businesses increasingly confident about their prospects over the next two years, according to the British Chambers of Commerce.
US stock markets fell on Tuesday as investors worried about rising interest rates and a strengthening dollar.
Steven Cohen’s investment firm is looking for an edge in public data.
Barely an hour after the appointment of Tidjane Thiam at Credit Suisse, industry experts were already extolling the benefits he could bring.
Barclays will retain its private bank in Switzerland after its Swiss chief resigned, according to an executive at the bank’s wealth management division.
Commerzbank is poised to put a half-decade of legal woes behind it as it prepares to settle parallel U.S. investigations into sanctions violations and allegations about the bank’s role in one of Japan’s biggest accounting scandals, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Prudential shares dropped while Credit Suisse shares jumped after the UK insurer announced that its boss, Tidjane Thiam, was quitting to take over at the top of the Swiss bank.
Francisco Rodriguez, the Bank of America analyst who investors relied on for insights into Venezuela’s finances amid a dearth of official data, left his job as the bank’s top economist for the Andes region.
The board of Royal Bank of Scotland survived a potential shareholder revolt over executive pay packages yesterday, but warned of continued difficult times ahead as the loss-making bank continues to look to slash costs.
A power woman on Wall Street gives up her job as a stockbroker and portfolio manager to open a cooking school.