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PwC accountant fired after 1,700 upskirting images found on phone

Leon Chan pleaded guilty to the offence, which carries a possible two-year prison sentence → Read More

Four in 10 City companies not ready for a no-deal Brexit — survey

Square Mile leaders have also become more pessimistic about the UK’s future economic growth → Read More

Most London fintechs not ready for a no-deal Brexit

A survey by the fintech lobby group Innovate Finance revealed worrying signs about the preparedness of the sector → Read More

Columbia Threadneedle recruits Lawrence for Arabia role

Columbia Threadneedle hires former Franklin Templeton Investments director to run its Middle East division → Read More

Bank of England holds menopause talk year after blunder

Some City women question the Bank's motivation and timing, but others have welcomed it as a positive step → Read More

Swedish pension fund giant fires CEO for trading rule breach

Johan Magnusson has been dismissed by the board of directors with ‘immediate effect’ → Read More

Banks in Hong Kong ask for mental health help amid anti-government protests

City Mental Health Alliance says banks in the region have asked for advice on mental health as a result of the anti-government protests → Read More

Cutting trading hours is not enough to boost diversity, warn City execs

Talks to shorten UK market hours are being driven by a desire to change trading's masculine and high-pressure culture → Read More

CFA exams defeat more students than last year

Just 41% of students taking the notoriously difficult Level I exams passed → Read More

City drafts plans to stop new skyscrapers creating dangerous wind tunnels

Recommendations come after the construction of some of City’s largest buildings created troublesome conditions for pedestrians and cyclists → Read More

PensionBee’s Romi Savova: ‘Try and do business despite the government’

The fintech founder on Facebook's cryptocurrency and why she won't take venture capital cash → Read More

City sets up contactless payment points to help rough sleepers

The four donation points will be next to some of the City's largest financial institutions → Read More

KPMG partner dismissed over WhatsApp messages

KPMG has dismissed its head of financial services consulting in the UK following a probe into messages he sent using the popular messaging service WhatsApp. Tim Howarth, who is in charge of one of the auditor’s core business units, left following a disciplinary panel meeting on August 9 and has now had his profile removed from KPMG’s website. → Read More

Alison Rose: RBS’s CEO-in-waiting?

If Rose succeeds Ross McEwan, she will become the first female head of a big UK bank → Read More

Rhino Bonds: Can big finance really save big beasts?

FN takes a detailed look at how the Rhino Impact Bond, the first financial instrument linked to the conservation of rhinos, works → Read More

Bank of England celebrates 325th birthday by opening the vaults

Central bank's museum celebrates with an interesting and surprisingly candid exhibit → Read More

CFA Level 1 exam: can you answer these five test questions?

Think you've got what it takes for the notoriously challenging qualification? → Read More

City donations help power Boris Johnson to Number 10

Since May, more than half of the donations received by Boris Johnson originated from donors with ties to the City → Read More

MPs demand fresh Brexit analysis from Treasury and Bank of England

Treasury Committee wants up-to-date analysis after initial reports sent late last year were criticised as too optimistic → Read More

CFA exam no-shows rise despite efforts to cut numbers

The CFA Institute has taken steps to make the challenging tests more accessible and better prepare students → Read More