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The following are a selection of news and thought leadership articles created for our Members and shared here for all:

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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Women in Finance Summit - 2018

Mark.Freed / 24 Feb 2018

Women in Finance Summit - 2018

Details and to register: Delegate Fee: £495.00+ VAT Discounted to £346.50+ VAT with code WIF2E2W  https://www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/womeninfinance2018  E2W is delighted to be sponsoring the 2nd edition of the Annual Women in Finance Summit taking place in Central London on 22nd March 2018....

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Networking + learning = E2W Event

Tina.Freed / 22 Feb 2018

Networking + learning = E2W Event

In February, E2W has been supporting women with their careers in financial services by hosting more specific group events.  This month we hosted events for the Technology Team and Front Office Team. We have been busy during February, collaborating with E2W members Helen Bevis of NICE Actimize...

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E2W CISI Sponsored Students Pass First Time!

Mark.Freed / 22 Feb 2018

E2W CISI Sponsored Students Pass First Time!

E2W is at the forefront of helping to nurture the women of the future in the financial services’ industry.  We’re thrilled that our pilot collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment has been a huge success. At E2W, we are passionate about...

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33 Firms including Goldman Sachs, UBS and JP Morgan asked to sign the Women in Finance Charter.

Tina.Freed / 15 Feb 2018

33 Firms including Goldman Sachs, UBS and JP Morgan asked to sign the Women in Finance Charter.

Treasury Select Committee chair Nicky Morgan is calling on 33 financial services firms including Goldman Sachs, UBS and JP Morgan to sign the Women in Finance Charter. Nicky has written to 33 financial services firms who have yet to sign up and asked them to confirm to the committee by Friday if...

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WIFC - Smashed It…. Thank You

Mark.Freed / 09 Feb 2018

WIFC - Smashed It…. Thank You

Women in Finance Charter – Smashed it in 2017 and looking forward to 2018.   As the go-to place for women to manage their financial services careers and for financial institutions to collect the gender dividend / recruit more women E2W is, of course, keen to support any initiative that leads to...

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Women in Technology and Front Office, Executive Hiring Reinvented - E2W Select

Mark.Freed / 06 Feb 2018

Women in Technology and Front Office, Executive Hiring Reinvented - E2W Select

In December 2017, E2W launched the ‘E2W Select’ programme, a programme designed to help our members at managing director level and above to explore, confidentially, new opportunities with financial institutions looking to recruit more women at a senior level. Are you seeking a new role within the...

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My contribution to …. staff morale.  Where were you in the 2008 financial crisis?

Mark.Freed / 31 Jan 2018

My contribution to …. staff morale.  Where were you in the 2008 financial crisis?

As part of our Vote100 series on women’s careers, Caroline Kings tells us about her contribution to …. staff morale and asks where were you in the 2008 financial crisis?   In the 2008 financial crisis, Caroline Kings was working for Goldman Sachs.  Working long hours, she...

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Sarah Ristine walks us through her successful career

Mark.Freed / 31 Jan 2018

Sarah Ristine walks us through her successful career

As part of our Vote100 series on women’s careers, Sarah Ristine walks us through her successful career at some of the leading investment banks in North America and London. Like a lot of English and Theater majors, I came around to this career through the side door.  ...

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Is the Senior Managers & Certification Regime causing you a headache?

Mark.Freed / 30 Jan 2018

Is the Senior Managers & Certification Regime causing you a headache?

At E2W, we are passionate about helping women in financial services further their careers and achieve success.  In January we hosted an extremely successful event on the hot topic of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime.  What events would you like us to host?   E...

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Mrs Pankhurst we hear you!  The E2W rally cry

Mark.Freed / 23 Jan 2018

Mrs Pankhurst we hear you!  The E2W rally cry

Emmeline Pankhurst rocked the boat and changed women’s role in society.  E2W has provided evidence to the Treasury Select Commitee's women in finance Inquiry and E2W CEO Mark Freed explains how you too can shake up society. When Emmeline Pankhurst died in 1928,...

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Recruiting women needn’t feel like the ‘square peg, round hole’ conundrum

Rhian Bowler / 23 Jan 2018

Recruiting women needn’t feel like the ‘square peg, round hole’ conundrum

Rhian Bowler, the E2W Leadership Coach, shares her experiences and views on E2W’s recent paper, ‘Recruitment Strategies for Financial Institutions to Meet Gender Diversity Targets’ and explains how challenges really should be seen as opportunities.   As the E2W leadership coach with...

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Anne Hargreaves always knew what she wanted to do, and she did it.

Mark.Freed / 19 Jan 2018

Anne Hargreaves always knew what she wanted to do, and she did it.

As part of our Vote100 series on women’s careers, Anne Hargreaves walks us through her successful career in Technology at some of the leading investment banks, shares her views on women in this sector and explains how so many of the skills learnt are transferable. Unlike many people,...

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