This year’s Living Wage Week takes place from Sunday 30th October – Saturday 5th November 2016 What is Living Wage Week? This week is celebrated throughout the UK to raise awareness of the need for a wage that meets the cost of living. It also includes celebrating employers that enable their staff to receive the … Read more
New Women in Finance report reveals the UK’s top 1000 Accounting and Finance firms and illustrates how the industry is still failing to promote and retain women. Visible Women carried out the report to examine gender diversity in the accounting profession, six years on since the Equality Act (2010).
Having been in that position myself, I am more than familiar with the difficulties of that age and stage. I have always been aware of the limited visibility of successful black women, beyond those in the public eye and this is something I really hope to see change during the next generations of professionals. That’s … Read more
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Business Development Manager for our charity, Elorm Haligah has been featured as an Inspirational Alumni on Connect Online – the University of Nottingham magazine. Read the full article below: The Power of Education “My experience at Nottingham changed my life.” Elorm’s success story was kick-started at a Nottingham summer school and enabled by … Read more
We definitely think so. The Ghadia review has revealed that female representation in the financial sector is around 23% on Boards but only 14% on Executive Committees. To improve gender diversity, the Women in Finance Charter was established earlier this year by HM Treasury. The Charter reflects the government’s aspiration to see multi-level gender balance across financial … Read more
By Akil Hunte, Nottingham Trent University, Law Student Have fun – but not too much fun Before I started university, I had a vision of how I wanted it to go. Have fun. Get a First. This cannot be too much to ask. I mean, there are 24 hours in a day and if I … Read more
On the evening of Friday 14th October, our CEO took to the stage to deliver a talk about mentoring at Stylist Live. The talk, titled ‘Five Lessons from a Serial Mentor’, included Barbara’s ultimate tips for developing successful mentoring relationships, guidance on how to avoid difficulties and how get the most out of learning from … Read more
The Civil Service Fast Stream is a proud diversity partner of the Great Debate Tour and on Monday 10th October, they visited a debate at Sheffield to inform students about the exciting opportunities on offer at the Civil Service. Their schemes include the Fast Stream, the Summer Diversity Internship Programme and the Early Diversity Internship Programme. For more … Read more