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It’s no fun working for Gordon

What a difference a year makes. Last year the Royal Bank of Scotland was one of the best places in the world to work. According to website Here Is The City, RBS employees were having the time of their lives, riding high at number 18 on the list.

But it seems new employers Brown and Co have put a dampener on things. The partially nationalised bank fell 81 places this year to number 99. Oh dear.

International investment bank Houlihan Lokey is top of the chart – CVs at the ready, people.

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This could be the return of the MIG

At last, some joined-up thinking from the government was seen last week with an announcement that Northern Rock would start lending again.

Woolwich’s process to control funds leaves me frustrated

I’d like to congratulate Woolwich on its novel way of demonstrating how much it values advisers. And might I also take this opportunity to commend it on its prudent approach to controlling its money supply.

UKFI face wrath of Treasury Select Committee

The Treasury Select Committee has slammed the men in charge of UK Financial Investments for failing to prepare for today’s hearing into the banking crisis.

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Johnson Fleming set to hold auto-enrolment support webinar

Two years since the process of auto-enrolment began, the looming re-enrolment deadline provides the perfect opportunity to assess whether the support you have in place, which may well have been hastily selected at the start, is fit for purpose. Johnson Fleming is holding a webinar on 10 September at 11:00 to discover the key issues and concerns you should consider when thinking about your current support options.

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