Month: November 2021

Don’t Complain it Happened on your Watch

Bosses at one of the world’s biggest investment firms State Street will need to get special permission to hire white men as part of a new diversity drive. State Street aims to triple the number of black, Asian and other minority senior staff. Failure to meet the target by 2023 will result in executives’ bonuses being lowered. The investment firm has 30 offices worldwide and employs 39,400 people. Recruiters must show that candidates have been interviewed by a diverse panel.


I make no apologies for spurning the pomp and pageantry that bull-horns Remembrance Sunday. There is much about the war that knows no political or national boundaries; war is a monument to human frailty, not strength.