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Phenomenal Woman: Marjorie Ngwenya I Immediate Past President, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Executive Director, Africa Leadership University School of Insurance

Bio: Marjorie is the Immediate Past President of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), headquartered in the UK.  In her role as president she chaired its 30 person Council.  Marjorie was elected by the IFoA Council to the presidential team in June 2016 making her the youngest president in the IFoA’s 160-year history, the [...]

By | November 1st, 2018|Interviews, Phenomenal Women|0 Comments

The autumn Budget 2018: Glimpse…

Personal Tax With effect from April 2019: The personal tax allowance (currently £11,850) will rise to £12,500. The higher tax threshold (currently £46,350) is to be lifted to £50,000. The national living wage (currently £7.83) will increase to £8.21 an hour. Housing Stamp duty has been scraped for first-time buyers of shared ownership homes worth [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|voice|0 Comments

Phenomenal Woman: Jan Sinclair I Global Immigration Lead for Merger, Acquisitions, Outsourcing, JV’s & Complex Deals, IBM

Bio: Chartered Member of the CIPD (MCIPD) & QSCA Certified Life Coach. I have over 25 years’ experience in Human Resources, gained from working at Readers Digest and IBM.  My first 10 years of working at IBM was in Customer Services and then I moved into Finance & Planning.  I left IBM in 1993 re-joining [...]

By | May 28th, 2018|Phenomenal Women|0 Comments

Phenomenal Woman: Hanani Dube I CEO, Fro Sister

BIO  Hanani is the CEO and Director of Fro Sister, Author of Thinking Outside The Box: A guide to personal branding, Entrepreneurial mentor to young women, product formulator and does all this while taking care for her family.  Hanani is a multi-talented woman who has managed to fuse all these skills, creating an International hair [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Phenomenal Women|0 Comments

Phenomenal Woman: Pearl Moses I Head of Risk and Compliance, The Law Society

Can you tell us about your background and career to date? I became interested in law at an earlier age through my dad. Some of my happiest memories include sitting in court watching him speak and watching the lawyers do their stuff! Like many others I did a Law Degree and then for good measure [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Phenomenal Women|0 Comments

Phenomenal Woman: Ade Hassan I Founder, Nubian Skin

 Can you tell us about your background and career to date?  I graduated from Duke University with two bachelors’ (Economics and English), then I completed a Masters in Finance and Development at SOAS.  My career was predominantly in finance (Private Equity fundraising) with a short stint in Management Consulting.  Three years ago, I decided to [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Phenomenal Women|0 Comments

Phenomenal Woman: Jenny Garrett I Executive Coach

BIO Jenny Garrett is an Award Winning Coach with over 11 years experience of running a Global Business.  She is a Freeman of the Guild of Entrepreneurs – City of London and was listed in Brummell Magazines Top 30 City Innovators 2016. Her mission is to transform the world for everyone, one empowered woman at a [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Phenomenal Women, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employees say discrimination affects careers

CITY A.M. published a very poor article about how, 'just under a third of black employees say that discrimination has affected their career progression'. The accuracy of this article is questionable and appears to be inaccurate based upon the statistics shared by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Firstly the article does not [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|voice|0 Comments

Nearly 260 Royal Bank of Scotland Branches to close in 2018

The shift to online or mobile banking has inevitably led to the Royal Bank of Scotland's decision to close 259 branches in 2018.  It is said that the closure will result in 680 job losses. 197 NatWest outlets and 62 Royal Bank of Scotland branches will close by mid 2018. Although the Royal Bank of [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|voice|0 Comments

Financial Conduct Authority deviates from its own diversity targets

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released statistics that show the percentage of women in its senior leadership team has declined from 39 per cent in 2016 to 36 per cent in 2017. In addition only two per cent of the FCA's senior leadership team identify as black, Asian and ethnic minority The FCA has [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|voice|0 Comments