All, An employee of TCS working on the 2nd floor CS has sadly passed away yesterday. There is no comms from elite executive team. So much of care for employees. If you were in 2nd floor of CS, please take proactive step to self isolate or even... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Refinitiv
Will Refinitiv provide a special compensation award to help ease the financial burden of the coronavirus pandemic to its employees, like some companies are doing?
Not that I blame people for leaving this place... But I do blame the company for being in no hurry to hire replacements for many of them, so we end up with twice more work than we are supposed to have - and not enough time to do it all. If this... — read more
The executive lounge team are currently unable to do what they do best, collect mileage awards, and now have to think about company business rather than picking their next luxury company-paid travel / golf / shopping / gourmet / infidelity... — read more
Am hearing from sources there will be a GWRR programme kicking off in March which I can only assume judging by the title will lead to potential job losses and offshoring/outsourcing. Anybody heard same, did hear a while back that as a vast majority... — read more
This year or next? All moved to India already? Gdynia affected? There is live after TR/Ref my friends!
Rumours of someone walked out of the building yesterday and today a change on the Refinitiv Executive Team page.
Does anyone know what the move downt. own will bring?
Is anyone concerned by the phrase in the Reuters article dated January 21st "triggering...possible sale of assets"? I'm worrying about different parts of the business that makes less sense to the LSE like maybe the old BETA in Brookfield? LSE... — read more
Brookfield is entering the "layoff month" and there hasn't been any word as to whether or not there will be layoffs of any type (big or small). They are heavily development related and closely connected with Eagon, Illinois. If anyone has heard... — read more
Just as there was the open target of JG it is understood that DW has the cross hairs on DC. The word is lots of back room discussions with shareholders and stakeholders with a public "not true". You just never know, given the recent talent choices... — read more
Did the Oak Brook site close or did they just relocate?
BETA Systems has been rebranded through the years and is now called Refinitiv but most people and clients still call it BETA. They do back office brokerage for several brokerage firms. Biggest client is WFA. What is their future?
Word on the street is that the Singapore Bus Dev team are about to dust off the KYCaaS aprons and claw the laid off staff back.... MAS want to kickstart the KYC utility programme again. Big game changing targets over the next few years from the MAS... — read more
Earlier this morning, a post was made about the head of Refinitiv Labs, TB, getting the chop along with someone else. The post got pulled. Anyone else able to confirm or deny? The signature name was very funny so didn't know if that might be the... — read more
I am guessing there will be a new pledge ?
Bloomberg was kicking TR/refinitiv’s butt for a long time. Leaner, meaner, smarter people, better products. Is that still the case?
Someone mentioned on this board yesterday that layoffs are happening in Zug due to the closure of the office there. As far as I can see, none of the other posters commented on that or gave any more details. Is the Zug office really closing? Has that... — read more
The consultation period for the Zug office has started. 13 people from the tech business area are planned to be made redundant with others relocated to Zürich office. I beleive there are only 13 tech positions here.
Nearly a year since I was laid off. It was miserable waiting for the axe to fall. Now things are much better for me. Just wondering is it working out for people still there?
Eagan-based Technology (~175 folks) is being shut down by Q3 2020. Sounds like most end dates were not until at least Dec. 31, 2019. Some folks have been offered relocation, which sounds like St. Louis being the main transfer spot. Made into a... — read more
Looks like all the non strategic locations are on the line. So except Brookfield and St. Louis everyone else?? And it will be interesting to see what kind of package they offer and what will be the end date.. I would like to know the same... — read more
Rumors are the Rockville MD office will be closed. It had 500 people at one time now maybe 40. Most will be shown the door. a few offered the chance to move to Brookfield.
Move away from layoffs to something that might actually result in some positive changes down the line? I'm tired of the same old thing done over and over again without any results. It doesn't take a genius to see something needs to change. Although... — read more
20 x 10 person dev team (and thats really generous) = 200 Support, deployment, etc = 200 people (generous) Legal, etc = 20 Hr = 5 (not sure why 0 isn't the right number) A few decent pms = 20
We had a 'Townhall' yesterday where they explained their ultimate plan (with not much detail) where our boss said that we may or may not follow some or all of what we listened in on. My questions, since we are going (or some of us already have gone)... — read more
Anyone got rumors to share on the upcoming structural changes being announced on 27th for H2?
Pasting the thread in the page next door. https://www.thelayoff.com/t/Z5Ya8ZF I don't know what the heck we are paying $325m a year for. Corporate debt is exploding in China & India - where is the news coverage?? They're not covering what matters to... — read more
Looks like next week https://www.lseg.com/resources/media-centre/press-releases/statement-regarding-press-speculation
Figuratively and literally. 3XSQ, London and other layoffs and they are once again cowardly and silent. Pampering themselves at great company expense in Bali while cost cutting with others livelihoods. The weakest most incompetent and shameful... — read more
The same week they returned from sunning themselves in Bali at shareholder expense they posted about how excited they were about the next Dave and Babs executive vacation in Marrakesh. This shower of industry lightweights have spent years holding... — read more
Looks like an announcement very soon on tie up with London Stock Exchange. Any one got any news on this, other than what is on main news sites (including Reuters ) ? Sit tight, it's all going to kick off again.
Any rumors of if and when this is getting sold off???