Nordea experiments with 'Colleauge to go'
Anders Boll and Jane Pedersen from Pension & Savings in Nordea have embarked on one of the walks that employees in the team have to take together with a randomly selected colleague for half an hour a week to create cohesion. The project is part of Future Work Lab, which is exploring new avenues for mental health.
Danske Bank employees ready for more flexible work
More than 17,000 employees at the group level have applied for the subsidy for arranging a home workplace offered by Danske Bank. Finansforbundet in Danske Bank is positive about the initiative, as long as it is voluntary for the individual to choose to work from home.
The world’s largest tech giant is at risk of being split up
The world’s largest fintech giant, the Chinese company Ant Group, is at risk of being split up following proposals for new monopoly rules from the country’s central bank, which in particular will limit the tech giant’s use of data from payment services to establish booming loan businesses.
New training in sustainable finance is due diligence
‘We firmly believe that competencies within sustainable finance and consulting will be in high demand in the future’, says Chair of Finansforbundet Kent Petersen regarding the pilot project the association has taken the initiative for, where 25 business consultants are ready to advise companies on sustainable initiatives.
Returning to the office can be intense
‘Going back to the workplace surrounded by colleagues and noise can be a radical change But use the experiences from working at home, because it is a unique opportunity to create a better and more flexible working life together’, says working life researcher Malene Friis Andersen.
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Bigtech moves into the financial world
Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon are in the process of expanding their range of financial services for their billions of users. According to Finance Denmark’s CEO, Ulrik Nødgaard, the nightmare scenario for financial institutions is to lose contact with the customers and become a sub-supplier for the platforms of the tech giants
Much more than “a good girl”
In the spring, 40-year-old Nicole van der Doe was hired to boost diversity and thus also gender equality in Danske Bank. Things are not as they should be, at the bank, in the sector or in society – so even though she calls it the best job in Denmark, it is maybe also the hardest job in Denmark
Together for gender equality
In Finansforbundet we want to actively work for a better balance between the genders and increase diversity at all levels in Danish companies. Because increased diversity and inclusive working communities are some of the things we need for us to create a satisfactory working life, thriving companies and a fairer society.
Plan breaks when you work from home
Efficiency is sky-high when financial employees work from home and are not exposed to normal disturbances from colleagues, like at the office. However, a lack of breaks and too little movement during the working day can affect your health, according to senior consultant Jasper Lorentzen from Finansforbundet (Financial Services Union Denmark).
Good financial statements are wrapped in notices of redundancy
‘It is demotivating, to say the least, when top executives in major banks – regardless of profits - go out and talk about cost reductions being a way of life in the sector and that streamlining generally leads to fewer employees – as if it were a natural law’, says Chair of Finansforbundet Kent Petersen.
Get the most out of the dialogue with your manager
Additional requirements on development and new organisational forms have in some places replaced the traditional job appraisal review concept, including its annual personal development interviews, with other types of meetings between employees and managers.
Corona agreement is extended by two additional months
The Danish Employers’ Association for the Financial Sector and Finansforbundet (Financial Services Union Denmark) agree to let the agreement concerning special terms for work in the financial sector during the COVID-19 lockdown continue until the end of February
I don’t do anything halfway
Emma Due Bitz got an idea while working at Nordea Markets: To teach women about investment. Now, together with two partners at Female Invest, she is on Forbes’ list of Europe’s most influential young persons, and the company has won an international award and extended its learning universe to 40 countries. So far.