Archives: March 2018

Starting to build the talent pipeline

Rhian Bowler / 28 Mar 2018

Starting to build the talent pipeline

E2W and the CISI launched a pilot programme in 2017 to encourage more girls into financial services and to help to build the talent pipeline that in future years will be filling more senior roles.   About the programme E2W and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment ...

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Can you see the future of your industry?  Jodi Young could too – read how she helped NatWest Markets

Mark Freed / 28 Mar 2018

Can you see the future of your industry?  Jodi Young could too – read how she helped NatWest Markets

E2W is speaking to women who have been working in financial services over the decades to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women securing the vote.  Jodi Young has shared her career with us as well as how she would advocate approaching your career. Jodi Young, Head of UK...

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Are you one of seventy thousand?

Mark Freed / 23 Mar 2018

Are you one of seventy thousand?

To close the gender pay gap in financial services, the industry will need to promote or recruit and then retain 70,000 women into senior roles. Today we are proud that almost 9,000 of those women are registered with us and have become part of our community.  Why not become one of...

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Gender Pay Gap - The Financial Services Sector - The Story and the Data Behind It -  21 March

Mark Freed / 23 Mar 2018

Gender Pay Gap - The Financial Services Sector - The Story and the Data Behind It -  21 March

Download the Data The financial services sector employs roughly 1.2m people in the UK.  40% of those employed in the sector are women. There is no shortage of female talent.   The gender pay gap reports of financial sectors show that the problem is the lack...

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E2W clients Investec, UBS and Goldman Sachs among 45 new signatories

Mark Freed / 17 Mar 2018

E2W clients Investec, UBS and Goldman Sachs among 45 new signatories

What a week it’s been for the Women in Finance Charter.  E2W clients Investec, UBS and Goldman Sachs are among 45 new signatories and the first annual review of progress made by the first cohort of signatories, including E2W, is published.  In the first of...

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Women in Finance Charter - A massive change in recruitment practices

Mark Freed / 17 Mar 2018

Women in Finance Charter - A massive change in recruitment practices

What a week it’s been for the Women in Finance Charter.  E2W clients Investec, UBS and Goldman Sachs are among 45 new signatories and the first annual review of progress made by the first cohort of signatories, including E2W, is published.  In the second of...

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Wanted Urgently – 70,000 women to lead financial services firms

Mark Freed / 17 Mar 2018

Wanted Urgently – 70,000 women to lead financial services firms

70,000 women might seem like a big recruitment headache but here, Mark Freed explains why this number is critical in achieving gender parity.  According to the Office of National Statistics the financial services sector employs roughly 1.2m people in the UK.  The same source shows that roughly 40% of those...

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How will you commit to helping women in finance in 2018?

Tina.Freed / 12 Mar 2018

How will you commit to helping women in finance in 2018?

 At the E2W Front Office team meeting on the eve of International Women’s Day, we discussed how we could assist our female colleagues - #pressforprogress. On the eve of International Women’s Day, I met with the E2W Front Office team, discussing IWD&rsquo...

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“On International Women’s Day, ‘press for progress’ any way you can,” says Tina Freed.

Tina.Freed / 02 Mar 2018

“On International Women’s Day, ‘press for progress’ any way you can,” says Tina Freed.

It’s International Women’s Day and its slogan this year is ‘Press for Progress’.  Tina Freed encourages you to stand up and be counted and do your bit to press for progress, however large or small.  What could you do?   ...

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Drum roll please – this is no average blog!

Mark Freed / 02 Mar 2018

Drum roll please – this is no average blog!

As April looms, more and more financial institutions are reporting their Gender Pay Gap statistics.  Mark Freed helps you make sense of the data and know what to look out for. Gender Pay Gap reporting – the E2W approach As financial institutions are starting to report their gender...

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