Category Archive: 3.) Investec

Thousands of cross-border workers risk big bills for health insurance

Thousands of cross-border workers working in the canton of Geneva, who have not yet formally sorted out their health insurance situation, risk getting a big bill. This week the canton made a final call to those living in France and working in Geneva to make a formal choice between the French and Swiss health systems, something which must be done before the final deadline on 30 September 2017.

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Investec Hockey: Behind the Scenes.

A sneak peak of our upcoming campaign with the GB Hockey team.

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Derby Style: How can you choose the perfect hat?

Couture milliner & Royal Warrant holder, Rachel Trevor Morgan advises celebrated actress Emilia Fox on how to choose the perfect piece to wear to the races.

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Derby Style: Does everything start with the hat?

Ella Catliff of La Petite Anglaise gives advice on two key outfit trends to compliment the hat of your choice.

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Derby Style: How can your make-up compliment your outfit?

Ella Catliff of La Petite Anglaise suggests two key beauty looks to complete your style for the races.

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Derby Style: What are the rules of morning dress?

Derby Style: David Evans of Grey Fox Blog discovers how to express your own style within the rules of morning dress.

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Derby Style: How can you stand out in style?

David Evans of Grey Fox Blog suggests alternatives to morning dress, helping you to achieve an iconic look that compliments your style.

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The Road to the Investec Derby: Qipco 2000 Guineas, Newmarket.

All the key racing facts and figures you’ll need to know for the Investec Derby trials.

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The Road to the Investec Derby: Stud Derby Trial, Leopardstown

All the key racing facts and figures you’ll need to know for the Investec Derby trials.

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New Swiss company tax reform plan well received in Brussels

The Swiss government’s company tax reform plans have been reborn after the last plan met with defeat in a popular vote on 12 February 2017. The new plan, dubbed “Tax proposal 17”, aims to avoid issues that bedeviled the last project.

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Derby Style: How can you follow a dress code in style?

Teo van den Broeke, Style Director of Esquire suggests an elegant contemporary take on styling your clothes for the races with JM Weston & Gieves & Hawkes at The Savoy.

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Derby Style: Can you judge the metal of a man by the shoes he wears?

Teo van den Broeke, Style Director of Esquire gives expert advice on how to ensure your shoes make and don’t break your outfit with JM Weston and Gieves & Hawkes at The Savoy.

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The Road to the Investec Derby: Bet365 Classic Trial, Sandown.

All the key racing facts and figures you’ll need to know for the Investec Derby trials.

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Investec Hockey Women’s League Finals Weekend.

Surbiton Hockey Club take victory for the fourth consecutive year in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Finals. Learn more about the Investec hockey sponsorship https://sponsorship.investec.com/hockey/

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The Road to the Investec Derby: Investec Spring meeting.

All the key racing facts and figures you’ll need to know for the Investec Derby trials.

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Euro gains against Swiss franc on French election result

The official French presidential election results place Emmanuel Macron (23.8%) and Marine Le Pen (21.5%) in first and second places in the first round of the French presidential race. The run off between these two will take place on 7 May 2017, when most forecasters expect Macron to win and become France’s next president.

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Big bonuses contrast big losses at Credit Suisse, despite bonus haircuts

The management of Credit Suisse Credit Suisse reduced their bonuses by 40% after severe criticism from shareholders. The reduction amounts to around CHF 20 million. Some are still outraged. The group made a loss of CHF 2.7 billion in 2016 and one of CHF 2.9 billion in 2015.

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Swiss employers continue to discriminate against over 50s

Travail Suisse, an association representing Swiss employees, highlights once more the age discrimination faced by those over 50 in the Swiss job market. In March 2017, 26.8% of unemployed in the this age group had been without work for more than a year, compared to 2.3% of those between 15 and 24 and 14.1% of those aged 25 to 49.

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Close to a fifth of Swiss workers think corruption widespread, says survey

A survey conducted by the advisory firm EY shows a rise in perceived corruption in the workplace in Switzerland. 18% of workers surveyed by the firm in Switzerland now think bribery and corruption are widespread in the country. While high this figure is well below the 33% average for Western Europe and the 51% average across all of the 41 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India that the survey covered.

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Swiss federal tribunal refuses to help French tax authorities

The French tax authorities will not get Swiss help to investigate tax payers identified in data taken by Hervé Falciani from HSBC private bank in Geneva. HSBC, owner of the private bank in Geneva, which became part of HSBC in 1999 when it was acquired from Republic National Bank, a group run by Lebanese-born financier Edmond Safra, described the data taken from the bank in 2008, as stolen, reported the BBC.

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