Archives: May 2018

For London to be a truly equal city, women must be equally represented in positions of power

Mark Freed / 29 May 2018

For London to be a truly equal city, women must be equally represented in positions of power

Brilliant video from Greater London Authority and Sadiq Khan promoting their ‘Our Time: Supporting Future Leaders’ initiative.  For London to be a truly equal city, women must be equally represented in positions of power.  Will any Financial Services Firms commit / participate?  If anyone...

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LGIM is shaking up the world of investment management

Mark Freed / 23 May 2018

LGIM is shaking up the world of investment management

After a diverse investment portfolio?  How about a gender diversity focussed fund? LGIM has created the first fund that has gender diversity of organisations as an investment criterium – we applaud them.   As you know, E2W is one of the companies trying to shake up the...

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Then something totally out of the ordinary happens. A Dad walks in.

Mark Freed / 22 May 2018

Then something totally out of the ordinary happens. A Dad walks in.

Boardrooms to Babies Business lends a hand to encourage Dad’s uptake of parental leave, to advance gender equality for all  As a new parent, getting out of the house and meeting people is essential; a lifeline for many, in fact. There’s music classes, baby...

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Courageous Conversations

Mark Freed / 21 May 2018

Courageous Conversations

Achieving positive outcomes from difficult discussions If you are expecting a conversation to be difficult or awkward, it probably will be – here are six points from the E2W Career Coach to help you prepare. Why do we find some conversations difficult?  What makes some conversations require more...

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Fearless Girl meets Robyn

Mark Freed / 17 May 2018

Fearless Girl meets Robyn

Fearless Girl who has inspired many and become a global symbol of diversity meets Robyn Clarke who in the last year has, along with the rest of the brilliant team at E2W Limited, helped and supported hundreds of women to progress, return to or continue in their financial...

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Gender pay gap hits 91% for financial services workers earning more than £1m a year

Mark Freed / 14 May 2018

Gender pay gap hits 91% for financial services workers earning more than £1m a year

Reported in The Independant - Read the full article.  The gender pay gap is 91 per cent for people earning £1m or more annually in UK financial services companies, and it is getting wider, new research reveals. The average gap between what men and women are paid...

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Are you a successful woman who still struggles with self-doubt?

Rhian Bowler / 14 May 2018

Are you a successful woman who still struggles with self-doubt?

The confidence conundrum and how to resolve it.  Confidence comes up time and time again as being critical to success and it is!  Here’s some guidance on how to build yours.  Boosting your confidence levels How often has your confidence held you back from achieving...

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Morgan Stanley appoints first female chief in Europe

Mark Freed / 08 May 2018

Morgan Stanley appoints first female chief in Europe

Delighted to see our client Morgan Stanley become the first major banking firm to promote a woman to its most senior job in London, naming Clare Woodman head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Morgan Stanley has become the first major banking firm to promote a woman to...

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Sweden’s maternity leave and paternity leave policies are some of the most generous in the developed

Mark Freed / 08 May 2018

Sweden’s maternity leave and paternity leave policies are some of the most generous in the developed

Forget "ladies who lunch." In Sweden, there are "latte dads." World Economic Forum:  This is what Sweden's 'latte dads' tell us about a critical social change.  In an NBC News article profiling American dads who move to Sweden to live...

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Building Presence: Developing Influence

Rhian Bowler / 02 May 2018

Building Presence: Developing Influence

Building bridges to the right people along your career path “How to win friends and influence people” – there’s something to be said for that when it comes to career progression but first you need to know who to influence.  The E2W Career...

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