This International Women’s Day, we’re focusing on the women behind our London Living Wage campaign by sharing their stories. Megan Egan, Poppy Cumming-Spain, Catherine McGuinness, Samantha Lagan, Prabhjeet Daffu and Caroline Reilly. Over the past two weeks, the campaign has seen posters across nine of the busiest London Underground stations calling on Financial and Professional … Continue reading The women behind our London Living Wage Campaign #IWD2019
While the City had the financial crash of 2008, politicians have had the MPs’ expenses scandal and the media, the phone tapping scandal. Each of these key pillars of UK life has had its own “trust crisis” in the past decade. Indeed most large institutions and areas of public life have suffered from this in … Continue reading “Without trust, business will rust.”
Over the course of the last year I have been privileged to have had the chance to contribute to the Lord Mayor of the City of London Corporation's initiative ‘The Business of Trust’. As part of this initiative the City Corporation pulled together representatives from leading financial institutions, with the support of the executive teams within … Continue reading A Year Into The Business Of Trust
Apprenticeships are a hot topic. It is now over a year since the Government introduced apprenticeship reforms and the apprenticeship levy, and business views of apprenticeships differ. Some businesses say, “We can’t hire apprentices, they don’t fit our business.” whilst others report, “They’ve helped us diversify our workforce.” Diversity of sentiment also applies to … Continue reading Apprenticeships in London’s Financial Services sector – one year in
Guest blog written by Maximilian Weidlich, who is a Policy Analyst at the Banking Standards Board. Over recent years, the banking sector and financial services more widely have shown an increased focus on the issue of wellbeing in the workplace, in particular with respect to mental health. To explore the topic of wellbeing, we must … Continue reading Employee Wellbeing – Why Does it Matter?