Le nouveau Code des sociétés en Belgique: un profond changement.

Le Code des sociétés a récemment été modifié en profondeur en Belgique pour une entrée en vigueur en trois phases : 1 – 1er mai 2019 : toute nouvelle création de société ou d’association entre dans le cadre du nouveau code. Par ailleurs, toute structure existante à la possibilité, depuis cette date, de choisir de s’y conformer….

Our views on Luxembourg’s position in sustainable finance

A few weeks ago, the second edition of the Sustainable Finance Forum was held in Luxembourg on June 26th by the Agency for the Development of the Financial Centre, Luxembourg For Finance (LFF). It is rather hard to find a better suited moment to review the role that Luxembourg, both as a country and an…

Régulation de la Libra : quelle posture pour les banques centrales ?

Avec le soutien de grandes entreprises telles que Visa, PayPal, Uber ou encore Spotify, Facebook a décidé de lancer sa propre cryptomonnaie. La firme compte offrir une certaine crédibilité à cette nouvelle monnaie grâce à l’association de 28 partenaires représentant certaines des entreprises les plus puissantes du monde. Le secteur bancaire traditionnel et les gouvernements…

Uw loopbaandiagnose in 6 essentiële stappen!

U werkt al jaren voor hetzelfde bedrijf of krijgt steeds dezelfde missies toegewezen, en u kent uw job door en door? Inderdaad! U bent in een routine beland die u aanvankelijk aangenaam vond, maar die nu steeds moeilijker te verdragen wordt. Herkent u zich in deze beschrijving? Dan is het zonder twijfel tijd om uw…

Votre diagnostic de carrière en 6 points clés !

Cela fait plusieurs années que vous travaillez pour la même société ou êtes assigné aux mêmes missions et vous connaissez votre job sur le bout des doigts ? De fait ! Vous êtes même entré dans une routine que vous trouviez confortable lorsque vous avez débuté mais qui est aujourd’hui de plus en plus difficile…

The big risk of fragmentation for the European Central Banks

The reality of the financial and banking sector is not the same at the european or at the international level. On one side, at the european level, everyone is asking questions about the Euro Zone’s stability and the ability of its Central Banks to adjust the rates. On the other, at the international level, the…

Writing a CV: 6 traps to avoid

1. SPELLING MISTAKES Proofread your CV! A spelling mistake, a missing word or the wrong form of a word are all serious flaws. Use spellcheck software, ask someone you know to proofread your CV. A clear and error-free CV will increase your chances of making progress in your job hunt. 2. LACK OF ACCURACY Be…

Writing a cover letter

1. ADAPT YOUR COVER LETTER TO THE VACANCY As with your CV, you should adapt your covering letter according to the situation or the specific needs of the company. It supplements your CV and should illustrate your skills and career to date. 2. TAKE CARE WITH YOUR COVER LETTER A covering letter should not be…

Writing a CV: 7 tips

1. TAILOR YOUR CV TO THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR  You should personalise your CV according to the situation and the specific needs of the company. That way, you will more easily attract the attention of the recruiter and stand out from other applicants. Highlight certain key skills and experiences that are relevant to…

Preparing your interview

1. BEFORE Be on time Be well-informed about the company Read the job description again Look after your personal appearance 2. DURING Be cheerful Express yourself clearly Give concrete examples Show interest and listen carefully to your interviewer Ask questions 3. AFTER Thank your interviewer Send an email after the interview to reiterate your interest…

The 6 classic questions

1. WHO ARE YOU? This is definitely one of the most frequently asked questions to start an interview Mention your most important qualifications and skills, then describe the different positions that you have occupied. 2. WHY THIS JOB? Show that you have found out information about the company Show that you are familiar with the…

Trick questions

1. TEAM SPIRIT The theme of “Hobbies and leisure” is an excellent way of getting an idea about the skills and personality of the applicant. For example, if you like team sports (football, handball, basketball), the recruiter may follow up: what position do you play on the field: defender, striker? If you prefer individual sports…

Starting a new job

WHAT CAN BE MORE STIMULATING THAN KICKING OFF A NEW CAREER? AND YET EVERYONE HAS GOOD REASON TO FEEL A BIT APPREHENSIVE! 1 . MAKE THE BREAK To start a new position in the best conditions, you have to cut ties with your former employer. You may have some great past memories, but you must…

Why not to accept a counter-offer

You have just handed in your resignation to your director and he has made you an attractive counter-offer: a new position, promotion, more responsibility. How should you react? Here are three pointers to help you take the right decision.  1 . FOLLOW YOUR AMBITIONS! You decided to initiate a leaving process because you wanted a…

Leaving your job

Do you get the impression that you’re going nowhere in your current career? Do you want to resign and take on new challenges? A word of warning: quitting your job should be done the right way. It needs to be carefully planned… 1. PROTECT YOUR REPUTATION BY REMAINING PROFESSIONAL UP TO THE LAST DAY You…

Are extralegal benefits more advantageous than higher wages?

Many companies from the private banking industry, law firms, and employers from the finance profession offer a number of extralegal benefits. You have the right to ask yourself if it is not better to simply choose a higher gross salary. Whether you are changing jobs or you are new to the job market, you should…

Le budget mobilité : comment ça fonctionne ?

La question climatique est plus que jamais d’actualité dans nos sociétés modernes. Les préoccupations en faveur de l’environnement sont de plus en plus présentes au quotidien, et chacun veut essayer de jouer un rôle positif dans ces défis pour l’avenir. C’est dans ce contexte que le budget mobilité va être proposé aux salariés bénéficiant d’une…

ON RECRUTE :) Stagiaire Digital Marketing – Bruxelles – Grandissez dans un cadre stimulant !

Kingsley & Partners est une équipe d’experts en management de carrière passionnée et engagée, présente au Luxembourg et en Belgique. Nous proposons à nos talents et à nos clients un accompagnement sur-mesure dans trois domaines spécifiques : Finance, Wealth Management et Legal. Jeune société de conseil, nous ne cessons de nous agrandir en lançant de nouveaux projets. Forts…

Google is ready to operate in Bissen

The implantation of Google’s new datacenter in Bissen is no longer a chimera. It is now a real national opportunity for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to become a technological hub at the heart of Europe. The country that really wants to become a major player in the Fintech revolution, will largely benefit from the…

ON RECRUTE :) Consultant Commercial – Bruxelles – Nous recherchons nos managers de demain !

Construisez votre parcours, réalisez vos ambitions et révélez le meilleur de vous-même chez Kingsley & Partners ! Kingsley Group a des participations dans de jeunes sociétés de conseil et ne cesse de s’agrandir en lançant de nouveaux projets. Les entités sont hautement spécialisées, et s’engagent à fournir un niveau élevé de services et de réactivité, en décomposant les différents marchés en niches individuelles….

FinTech in Luxembourg? A fully integrated financial offer

As Eurozone’s premier financial center and second largest investment attraction pole, Luxembourg can be viewed as the first country in the world to have FinTech fully integrated within its traditional financial offer. With dedicated platforms like the LHoFT Foundation, it is clear that the country’s government is now working hand in hand with finance professionals…

How to enhance transparency of European banks in 10 words

Since november 1st, consumers have an online price list comparator updated by the Financial Sector Supervisory Commission (CSSF). This stage marks the culmination of numerous political, consultative and legislative approaches. The objective was to agree on a standardized terminology between all the member banks of the European Union. A real challenge to “harmonize the vocabulary to an adequate level allowing…

On recrute ! Consultant en recrutement – Division Finance Belgique

Vous aspirez à intervenir sur des projets en recrutement d’envergure, et à agir en totale autonomie ? Vous êtes à la recherche d’une entreprise qui casse les codes des organisations hiérarchisées classiques ? Construisez votre parcours et révélez le meilleur de vous-même chez Kingsley & Partners. Kingsley Group a des participations dans de jeunes sociétés de conseil et ne cesse…

Humanoid robots take their share of unstaffed services

Just a few years ago robots were considered as mere gadgets envisioned by very creative science-fiction authors. With rapid technology advances in both robotics and artificial intelligence it became quite clear that humanoid artificial companions were no longer sweet dreamers’ utopias. While the first use cases of their abilities were thought to be housekeeping and…

On recrute ! Consultant en recrutement – Division Sales Belgique

Vous aspirez à intervenir sur des projets en recrutement d’envergure, et à agir en totale autonomie ? Vous êtes à la recherche d’une entreprise qui casse les codes des organisations hiérarchisées classiques ? Construisez votre parcours et révélez le meilleur de vous-même chez Kingsley & Partners. Kingsley Group a des participations dans de jeunes sociétés de conseil et ne cesse…

On recrute ! Consultant(e) en Recrutement – Division Legal Belgique

Vous souhaitez contribuer à une vision libérée des services d’infrastructure ? Vous aspirez à intervenir sur des projets en recrutement d’envergures, et à agir en totale autonomie ? Construisez votre parcours et révélez le meilleur de vous-même chez Kingsley & Partners. Kingsley & Partners fournit des services de recrutement de qualité dans les domaines de la…

The cyber threat at the time of Open Banking

With its constant and growing development, the Internet also attracts bad minds, and businesses including banks, are exposed to daily threats. Thus, the fight against cyber threats is permanent, especially in the era of Open Banking. Based on the 2013 DSP-2, Open Banking consists in opening up banks’ information systems and sharing their customers’ data with third parties. Through the…

6 steps to make you feel at home quickly if you’re new to Luxembourg!

Paul Theroux, a famous American travel writer and novelist, once wrote : “You go away for a long time and return a different person – you never come all the way back”. He was right : spending a long time in a foreign country can sometimes be challenging, but it is always a life-changing experience. Luxembourg is…

Digital detox: let go of your smartphone

If you sleep with your smartphone by your bedside and you check your emails or Instagram as soon as you wake up, you might need a digital detox. But who can really do without these devices today? According to the last studies, constant use of social networks, emails and news feeds can damage our health….

STAGE – 2 Consultants/Commerciaux – Secteur du Recrutement – Luxembourg

Kingsley & Partners Luxembourg, Belgique fournit des services de recrutement de qualité dans les domaines de la banque privée, du juridique et de la finance. Hautement spécialisés, nous nous engageons à fournir un niveau élevé de services et de réactivité, en décomposant les marchés financiers en niches individuelles. Kingsley & Partners est à la recherche de 2 Conseillers en recrutement…

Tips to eat healthy at the office

With long hours at the office, we often tend to quickly grab a take away which we will eat while answering some emails. However, our workplace nutrition habits have a huge impact on our health. Meals are an essential part of the day which our body and our mind need to stay energized. If you…

The 10 best sights in Luxembourg 

For a small place, Luxembourg offers a grand choice of attractions for your international visitors to see. PALACE OF THE GRAND DUKES The most famous place in Luxembourg and the unavoidable one when you are planning a full tour. The palace was entirely destroyed in 1554 by the explosion of its gunpowder warehouse. Fortunately, it…

Eco-gestures for a green office

Companies go digital, they have to go green too. For the sake of the planet but also for the sake of their employees professional organisations have to realize that green is the new blue. Caring and sustaining are no trends. Eco-gestures for a green office make you feel good at work and amplifies your will…

Luxembourg investment funds in the next decade

Concerning Luxembourg’s investment funds future, it is essential to emphasize the consequent changes. Industries cause radical changes. Moreover, economic, demographic, technological and regulatory forces hinder the process of evolution. Investment fund Paradise  The Luxembourg tax environment favours the development of investment funds with a high level of investor protection. It’s important to note the speedy…

Luxembourg: internationalism and workforce

Luxembourg: internationalism and workforce One relevant characteristic of Luxembourg economy is a world-wide face of its labour force. Luxembourg job market really possesses a worldwide and multicultural working environment. Internationalism in Luxembourg  Half of Luxembourg population are non-nationals. This number is equivalent to 66% in the capital. 172 nationalities cover Luxembourg workforce. In the country,…

CONSULTANT(E) COMMERCIAL(E) en banque privée – CDI – Belgique – Développez l’intégralité de votre potentiel !

Vous souhaitez contribuer à une vision libérée des services d’infrastructure ? Vous aspirez à intervenir sur des projets en recrutement d’envergures, et à agir en totale autonomie ? Construisez votre parcours et révélez le meilleur de vous-même chez Kingsley & Partners Kingsley Belgique fournit des services de recrutement de qualité dans les domaines de la banque privée, du juridique et…

2018 World Cup: how to involve everybody at work ?

Throughout the world, the 21st soccer world cup brings people together. In the workplace, it provides managers with a unique occasion to unite their workers around a common interest. Research shows that when colleagues share emotions and are focused on a common interest, it builds up their team spirit and makes them more productive in…

7 mistakes to avoid making at your new job

British author Andrew Grant once wrote: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. He was right. First impressions matter, especially at work. How can you make sure you get off to a good start at work? Here are the most common mistakes to avoid making. Mistake 1: showing too much character…

Digitalization of Private Banker: trustworthy?

The private banker is far from being totally digitalized While digitalization of private banking is a commonly accepted practice its usage should be carefully weighted with regular human expertise. Hundreds of years of banking experience will not be transferred to even the smartest AI models in just one day. Security and confidentiality concerns are for…

E-banking, what will banking look like in the future?

Almost all banks all over the world offer most of their traditional services such as account checking, transfers, portfolio management… The development of mobile applications (also named web 2.0) and artificial intelligence make all banks all over the world re-think their services and the usefulness of traditional branches. Are the bank branches (agencies) still useful…

The stakes of the GDPR, the risk of this decision

GDPR is on its way and it means a lot The EU Parliament approved GDPR on 14 April 2016 after four long years of preparation and debate. The day of its enforcement is scheduled to be on 25th of May 2018. After this deadline all organizations in non-compliance will face heavy fines. The General Data…

Where to enjoy gorgeous meals and get a brunch in Luxembourg city?

To satisfy such customers, these places must offer unforgettable food experiences elaborated with local products. Here is a short list of the main restaurants customers really enjoy. Their prices may be very competitive. Ready: A lovely and authentic place to get a light meal with delicious juices. Vegetarians are welcome of course. 35 Avenue du…

LegalTechs, a disruptive innovation for the lawyers’ professions

Within only a few years LegalTechs have become a main concern for all lawyers’ professions. Brand new technologies, tightly linked to advances in artificial intelligence (AI), have made possible real understanding of texts of law. This understanding capacities leads the way to texts summarization, texts classification and even texts interpretation. With such new capacities the…

Luxembourg, an attractive destination for expats

The Grand Duchy ranks in the top 20 destinations for expatriates according to the Expat Insider 2017 ranking, carried out by InterNations. With almost half its population composed of foreigners, it is not surprising to find Luxembourg again this year at the top of the InterNations, ranking on the most pleasant places to live for…