Hong Kong skyline

10 June, 2020

Investors signal unease with banks’ support for Hong Kong security law

China’s efforts to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong has proved controversial with pro-democracy campaigners, but companies that initially supported Beijing are now seeing pressure fro...
Coronavirus risk

18 February, 2020

FRC issues advice on coronavirus risk disclosures

Concern about the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on business has reached such an extent that regulators have revealed companies will have to consider whether it is a disclosable risk, while there is...

16 March, 2018

HSBC reveals gender pay gap of 60% but pledges to improve diversity

HSBC, one of the UK's most prominent financial institutions, has published an average gender pay gap of 60%. The bank's gender bonus gap is 84%. The bank admitted that it had fewer women in senior ...

21 February, 2018

HSBC spends $28m preparing for Brexit

One of the world's largest banks, HSBC, has so far spent $28m on preparations for Brexit, according to the company's annual report. Published yesterday (20th February), the figure reveals the scale...

13 March, 2017

Mark Tucker to chair HSBC

Mark Tucker, the current chief executive and president of Hong Kong insurance giant AIA, is to be the next chairman of HSBC. Tucker, a former boss at Prudential and a former CFO at HBOS, succeeds ...

12 September, 2016

Jack Tai joins HSBC board

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13 November, 2015

HSBC hires new non-execs

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Digital Image

23 August, 2015

The great IT meltdown

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2 June, 2015

HSBC signs two new non-execs

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14 May, 2015

Asset managers accused of bias towards company managers

A clutch of UK asset managers have been accused of backing executive proposals in controversial areas too often, instead of joining opposition. ShareAction, the investor rights charity, claims Blac...