Month: November 2016

Your FD could jump ship if you don’t tackle perception of stress as taboo topic

Despite research showing investment banks are putting money into tackling staff wellbeing, just 18 per cent of employees say firms have a positive attitude to mental health issues – and thus regard it as a taboo topic. Read the full article here – http://realbusiness.co.uk/hr-and-management/2016/10/17/fd-jump-ship-unless-tackle-belief-stress-taboo-topic/ 

The UK venture capital scene is bucking a global trend

Brexit doesn’t seem to be dampening venture capital appetite, as Venture Pulse unveiled that the number and values of deals increased in Q3 2016. Read the full article here – http://realbusiness.co.uk/funding/2016/10/17/uk-venture-capital-bucking-global-trend/

FDs hail financial wellbeing of staff as important for corporate success

CFO Research and Prudential Financial have found that FDs view the financial wellbeing of staff as an important component of corporate performance. Read the full article here – http://realbusiness.co.uk/accounts-and-tax/2016/11/07/fds-hail-financial-wellbeing-important/