HSBC trims UK investment bankers as layoffs pick up pace

HSBC has trimmed front-line staff from its investment bank in the UK, as a dealmaking slump this year is set to prompt a fresh round of layoffs across the sector. The UK lender, which is in the midst of an ongoing cost-cutting exercise unveiled in February 2020, has axed a handful of roles within its global … Read more

Credit Suisse draws up plans to split investment bank in three

Credit Suisse could split its struggling investment bank into three parts, a move that would involve thousands of job cuts as the Swiss bank reshapes its business. The bank has drawn up plans to split its beleaguered investment banking unit, including creating a so-called ‘bad bank’ to hive off unwanted assets, the Financial Times reported … Read more

FedEx to Close Offices, Park Aircraft After Warning of Sales Shortfall

Updated Sept. 15, 2022 5:42 pm ET Listen to article (1 minute) FedEx said its quarterly revenue fell below its expectations and it was closing offices and parking aircraft to offset declining volumes of packages moving around the world. FedEx shares tumbled 13% on the warning, which came after markets were closed Thursday and about … Read more

Goldman to cut poor performers in annual cull

In a return to pre-pandemic practice of hiving off low-performing staffers from the bank, Goldman Sachs is set for a round of job cuts. The US investment bank is set to axe jobs in plans that could trigger the earliest layoffs as soon as next week, The New York Times reported, according to people familiar with the … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond Stock Sinks. It’s Cutting 20% of Jobs and Closing 150 Stores.

Text size Bed Bath & Beyond said it will close 150 of its stores and lay off 20% of its workforce to reduce costs. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond shares dropped on Wednesday after the troubled retailer said it was laying off a fifth of its workforce and closing more than a hundred … Read more

Bank job cuts are coming — here’s what you need to know1 min

Bank job cuts are coming — here’s what you need to know1 min

Raymond James boss Paul Reilly bets big on the UK: ‘I don’t have a cap on the number of hires’

It is June 2016. The UK votes to leave the EU. Reports predict thousands of job losses and a severe decline in the City of London. That’s when bosses at Raymond James began the company’s push into European investment banking. Some questioned whether the US mid-market specialist’s foray into the UK and Europe would last. … Read more