On Time To Talk Day, AIA has signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge and agreed to an Employer Action Plan that puts best-practice interventions and policies in place to help staff work in ways that promote a positive mental wellbeing.
China is making it easier for listed companies to buy, sell or swap their assets, in order to streamline bureaucracy and encourage mergers and acquisitions, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has stated.
A deputy central bank governor has stated that China should allow more floundering firms to go bankrupt to help improve economic mechanisms, rather than allow them to get government-led bailouts.
Catherine Bradley has been appointed to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Non-Executive Director.
Amyas Morse, the Comptroller and Auditor General, head of the National Audit Office, has issued a report on the 2013-14 accounts of HM Revenue & Customs. The report describes how HMRC deploys its compliance resources and measures and reports the impact of its compliance work. It also covers HMRC’s progress in operating the PAYE service and its implementation of its new Real Time Information service and its performance in tax collection and in reducing error and fraud in personal tax credits.
Hong Kong’s official foreign currency reserve assets grew by US$700 million to US$320.9 billion in June, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority have announced.