Bonus Watch '14: Financial Services Employees Across The Pond Like Their Odds


Everyone based in London is said to be expecting big money this year.

Despite recent curbs on bonus payments in Europe, senior employees of financial companies in London expect their bonuses for 2014 to be 21 percent higher than last year, according to the results of a survey by a recruiting firm released on Monday. More than 80 percent of managing directors and partners at financial companies in the City of London are expecting a bonus this year, at an average of 124,680 pounds, or about $194,749, according to an online survey of financial services employees by the recruitment firm Astbury Marsden. That is up from an average of £102,930 in 2013.

Top Finance Employees in London Expect Bonuses to Be 21% Bigger [Dealbook]