Archives: December 2019

E2W Member, Natalie Murray: An ORM Case Study

Katie.Dix / 17 Dec 2019

E2W Member, Natalie Murray: An ORM Case Study

E2W Member, Natalie Murray shares another article for E2W.  I am a seasoned banking professional with experience in Operational Risk Management, Internal Audit and project management, acquired from roles at top tier banks in London, New York and most recently, Singapore. This experience is augmented by successful...

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Quick fire Q&A with Cynthia Sweeney Barnes, E2W Advisory Board member

Katie.Dix / 17 Dec 2019

Quick fire Q&A with Cynthia Sweeney Barnes, E2W Advisory Board member

Cynthia Sweeney Barnes, E2W Advisory Board Member.  An energetic, versatile and impactful head of global financial services sales, service, product and operations teams with a demonstrable track record of success in the development and implementation of strategies leading to thriving organisations, enduring client relationships and the winning teams...

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Is the tide starting to turn?

Mark.Freed / 16 Dec 2019

Is the tide starting to turn?

Is the tide starting to turn? I’m sure most people reading this blog post have heard about (and maybe even taken part in) the criticism of the recent Peloton ad. It’s quite something for a company that makes exercise bikes to have produced a short video...

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One step forward, one step back.

Mark.Freed / 16 Dec 2019

One step forward, one step back.

One step forward, one step back I’m really not sure how to react to the recent news coming out of TSB. Their leadership team is having its bonuses cut for failing to hit its own gender balance goals for senior roles. That’s a positive sign that...

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E2W coaching partner, Kat Hutchings: How to deal with ‘idea thieves.’

Katie.Dix / 10 Dec 2019

E2W coaching partner, Kat Hutchings: How to deal with ‘idea thieves.’

E2W coaching partner, Kat Hutchings: How to deal with ‘idea thieves.’ I was speaking at an E2W event in London in November and one question I was asked was 'What do you do when you share an idea in a meeting and no one picks up...

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Need to improve your gender balance? Here’s an instant solution

Mark.Freed / 10 Dec 2019

Need to improve your gender balance? Here’s an instant solution

Need to improve your gender balance? Here’s an instant solution Lots of research and analysis has focused on gender diversity. A recent Harvard Business Review article, for example, goes in to some detail about how to recruit more women to your company. It starts by citing LinkedIn research...

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Taking diversity seriously: gender identity

Katie.Dix / 10 Dec 2019

Taking diversity seriously: gender identity

Taking diversity seriously: gender identity While the gender balance at all levels of an organisation is an important, and measurable, element of a company’s diversity policy, it is by no means the only one. Creating an inclusive environment is also significant if you want to help everyone work...

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Dr Alessandra Wall - Nine things you can do to be a good ally

Katie.Dix / 10 Dec 2019

Dr Alessandra Wall - Nine things you can do to be a good ally

Nine things you can do to be a good ally “I’m just not sure what I can do about it…” “Listen, I’m not the one [insert discriminating behaviour or state]! So, what am I supposed to do?” It’s hard...

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Dave vs women

Mark.Freed / 04 Dec 2019

Dave vs women

Good news for Davids. Bad news for women. I saw a great statistic from Morning Star, a couple of weeks ago where they had run an analysis on UK-listed open-ended funds to explore the gender balance. I doubt you’ll need me to tell you that women were...

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The challenge of taking a break

Mark.Freed / 04 Dec 2019

The challenge of taking a break

One of the most important things in fund management, from a manager’s perspective at least, is their investment record. Analysts, and many investors, like to see long fund tenures without interruptions, but this works against anyone who takes a career break. For many years, this would have mainly...

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Making diversity a real imperative

Mark.Freed / 04 Dec 2019

Making diversity a real imperative

In late October, we reported on the launch of the latest Diversity Project Report: ‘Time to get serious: If diversity is a business imperative, treat it like one’. This was an impressive and well-argued document that clearly had the backing of many senior people in the industry, as...

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Janus Henderson is proud to launch a new Returner Programme for 2020

Katie.Dix / 03 Dec 2019

Janus Henderson is proud to launch a new Returner Programme for 2020

Location: London Start date: March 2020 Programme: 8 month returner programme Applications open: Monday 2nd December 2019 Applications close: Friday 3rd January 2020 We are delighted to see our partners Janus Henderson launching their Returner Programme, another demonstration of the commitment our clients have made to diversity and support women to continue and...

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