Grant Speirs, group financial director at London-based M&G, explains the business and operational rationale for his previous firm, Prudential Portfolio Managers in Cape Town, automating large parts of its back office

£11m

- the amount raised by London-based inter-dealer broker ICAP in its 16th annual charity day, held on Wednesday December 10 2008. The firm managed to beat its 2007 charity day which raised £9.2 million. ICAP has raised a total of £53 million since the event began in 1993

10 years

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