Tag: Prime Minister

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.

Austrian Chameleon was all things to all men

There is no question about whether the Austrian chancellor jumped or was pushed when he announced his resignation on Saturday. His coalition partners the Greens have put the knife to Sebastian Kurz’s neck when they have initiated a vote of confidence against the embattled chancellor for Tuesday, which he was almost certainly bound to lose.