GOLDMAN SACHS & STANDARD CHARTERED PLAN EU HIRES – Both Goldman Sachs (GS) and Standard Chartered have revealed plans to hire significantly in Poland. GS plan to hire around 250 staff moving forward into 2018, with Standard Chartered looking at hiring as many as 500 employees. Standard Charted have said they are looking to expand their eastern European business, also looking at Prague and Budapest as possible locations. For GS, the new positions will primarily be in operations, technology, risk management, treasury, human resources and other back office functions. The American investment banking giant have also signed a new office lease in Milan that will bolster its presence in Italy. #SpartanInternational