Mar 20, 2017No CommentsRead More
Morgan Stanley 2018 Operations Summer Analyst Programme - Now Open for Application The Operations Summer Analyst Program gives students an introduction to the Financial Services industry and the Operations Division, as well as an opportunity to develop the personal and professional competencies necessary to be successful within the Division. You be will be placed within a team best aligned to your skills, and will be provided with classroom and on-the-job training to develop a thorough …
Feb 15, 2017No Comments
After a busy start to the year I am finally getting to some key reading I had set aside. At the top of the pile was a timely white paper from the World Economic Forum entitled Realizing Human Potential in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, An Agenda for Leaders to Shape the Future of Education, Gender and Work.
As colleagues will know SIO has very deliberately re-positioned itself in recent times to focus on three strategic priorities; Connecting Leaders, Developing the Workforce and …
Jan 30, 2017No CommentsRead More
We were delighted to connect with Women Returners recently who explained their mission to support women to move back into high-calibre roles following career breaks. We share their frustration around the latent training, talent, skill and experience that is so often overlooked by employers.
Women Returners champion ‘returnships’ as a primary vehicle for achieving this change, as they provide a bridge back to meaningful work for skilled professionals. …
Nov 4, 2016No CommentsRead More
October’s Scottish Investment Operations (SIO) forum focused on the upcoming Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) II due to take effect from 3 January 2018 and Uncleared Margin regulations.
Hosted at PwC's Glasgow office, representatives from Bank of America Merrill Lynch led a discussion on the key challenges of implementing MiFID II. With an increasing need for organisations to collaborate and drive a common view of reporting best practices, Taskize, a web-based task …
Oct 3, 2016No CommentsRead More
Are you “data ready”?
Demand for data is greater than ever before, not just from regulators but also clients and internal management. How can we cope? What should we focus on and what are the best practices being observed in the industry?
These were some of the many questions discussed during the latest Scottish Investment Operations (SIO) forum, as individuals across Financial Services along with industry experts from PWC, TISA and MiSYS explored the issues and how firms can …
People are the key asset to all functions in the Financial Services Industry. How we attract and retain talent has changed dramatically with technology also changing at a rapid pace. Regulation, technology and other factors are now redefiing the skills and roles within the industry. It’s key that we need to adapt to continue to be successful.
Come and join us and our panel of experienced practitioners at the SIO Forum on August 22nd to engage with your colleagues and hear views on the changing landscape. We'll share some of the innovative ideas being explored to address the sourcing and management challenges we all face. The panel currently is confirmed to include colleagues from across the industry and beyond who will share insights and answer any questions you might have on the subject:
- Margaret Johnson, Head of Human Resources at Morgan Stanley, Director of SIO, Chair of the GEL People and Skills Group for Finance & Business Services
- Mark Smith, Employability and Community Lead, Standard Life
- Laura Thorburn, Associate Director, Change Recruitment Group
- Ian Hanson, Sector Manager for Financial and Business Services, Skills Development Scotland
We hope you will take advantage of the opportunity to join in with this important discussion. Please follow the link for further details and registration: http://www.sio.org.uk/event/sio-forum-sourcing-and-managing-talent