Personal Development

A Few Thoughts on Leadership…

COVID-19 has caused a profound shift in the way we work, changing the way that employees interact with each other, bringing virtual platforms to the …

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Compliance & Regulations

ESG – What is it? What does it mean? & Why does it matter?

We love a good three letter acronym in finance and whilst ESG is not exclusive to financial services it is gaining increasing traction. You cannot …

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Compliance & Regulations

Competency – isn’t it obvious?!

If I asked you the question are you competent to perform your job? No doubt all of us would be shouting a resounding YES. What …

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Personal Development

A not so celebrated anniversary?

After the switch to remote working in 2020, the new year is an opportunity to reframe the not-so-new daily routine.

While lots of us enjoy a new found flexibility, research shows working from home also led to longer hours, so redefining a work-life balance is likely to be an ongoing target in 2021.

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Personal Development

What I learned from 1,005.01 minutes of interviews during 2020!

There was a banker, a sailor, a surgeon and a…I know, I know this sounds like the start of a terrible joke but actually this is only a few from the list of high achievers that I have had the privilege of speaking with this year.

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Compliance & Regulations

What is Culture and is it still important in Financial Services?

Culture and conduct are terms that we have long since heard about in financial services. It could even be argued that like video calls, there’s a fatigue element whenever these terms are yet again rolled out. What this means to us and why we should care is very easy. Behaviour, and not just words on a website or emblazoned across a corporate wall will impact everyone; colleagues, clients and potentially the market as a whole.

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