Clerical Medical financial services sales director Graeme Riddoch is moving within the HBOS group in a restructure of the intermediary division.The review was instigated by Clerical parent firm HBOS which has changed Riddoch’s former role. Clerical director of market development Keith Gilmour will take on Riddoch’s workload in the new role of director of intermediary sales. National sales manager Dominic Grinstead has also seen his role displaced. Clerical Medical Financial Services managing director John Hiew will retain respon- sibility for Clerical’s intermediary distribution and take on HBOS’s employee share serv-ices business. A Clerical spokesman says: “Both Graeme and Dominic are working with HR to find them alternative roles within the HBOS group but where they will end up will depend on the individual. It probably will not be within Clerical Medical.”
The Securities and Investment Institute is teaming with charity The Brokerage Citylink to raise the numbers of young inner city Londoners working in financial services. The SII is offering free places to 20 Brokerage students on its one day introduction to financial markets course. All 20 candidates expressed an interest in working within the banking […]
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