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Ever spent time dreaming about your perfect career? Or wondered what role your colleagues would love to take on if they weren’t working with you? A new study from the UK provides some answers…which could raise a few eyebrows.
Everyone needs a break from the stresses and strains of work and the summer holiday season is now reaching its peak for those in the Northern hemisphere. But it seems many senior finance executives have been noticing some less desirable effects of the annual break.
At a recent supply chain finance event hosted by technology provider Taulia, (unfair) corporate payment terms were hotly debated. And, more importantly, how – if best practice is not adopted – governments may be forced to regulate.
Forgive the headline but we were amused to learn that the new Head of Global Transaction Services at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) was at one time a Strategic Planner for Walt Disney. We caught up with Ather Williams when he was in London the other week.
If you have invested in individual money market securities in recent years you may have noticed the growing lack of liquidity in secondary markets. Here, we look at whether the fixed-income exchange traded fund (ETF) is solving or exacerbating this thorny issue.
Recent reports have suggested that China’s new international payments system may still be launched later this year, but only in a limited form. We explore the potential reasons for this delay and how treasurers may be impacted.
It may well go straight to the bottom of a number of to do lists, but global economies now have another thing to worry about – motoring fines. The UK’s capital city claims it is owed £87.3m for unpaid congestion charges and parking fees incurred by foreign diplomats, with the Greek government one of the worst offenders.
Public companies need someone to challenge board decisions and suggest alternatives, says the winning paper of the Cambridge-McKinsey Risk Prize at the Cambridge Judge Business School. The solution has its roots in the Catholic Church of the 16th century.
One thief who had evidently had enough of being haunted by an earlier crime recently returned two stolen treasures that had apparently brought 20 years of bad luck. Interestingly, historians say it’s not the first time stolen items have been taken back amidst concerns they brought their (wrongful) owners years of misfortune.
A new study has revealed that key financial decision makers have little faith in their financial data. Why is this? And what can be done from here on in to ensure that the data is correct?