Archives for : November 2014

Skadi Limited helps Britain’s race walk Champion @TomBosworth reach his @talentbacker target

Tom Bosworth has his sights set on a top 10 finish at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. In order to achieve that Tom is looking for funding to allow him to train full time. Skadi Limited made a contribution this morning through Talent Backer to make sure Tom achieved his target before the deadline closed. By way of thanks Tom has kindly offered to give the young race walkers at Blackheath and Bromley Harriers AC some coaching.

The burden on bank management gets ever heavier

William Vincent, Senior Consultant, william.vincent@skadilimited.com

Mark Carney’s words in Singapore are enough to send a chill down the back of any senior manager in any bank. He said that the succession of scandals:

“mean it is simply untenable now to argue that the problem is one of a few bad apples. The issue is with the barrels in which they are stored”.

HSBC’s risk aversion warning highlights challenge facing Auditors

William Vincent, Senior Consultant, william.vincent@skadilimited.com

Bank Chairmen tend to be diplomatic people, so recent comments made by Douglas Flint, HSBC’s Chairman, are truly remarkable.