Seonaid spent the morning of 14th February at Southborough High School talking to a group of Year 10 and 12 students about working in the Financial Services industry and her entrepreneurial journey operating UK funds, fundraising for private companies and funds.
The Tech Nation Report 2020 – Good news for UK Tech Sector
The Tech Nation Report 2020 has been released and is a very encouraging read for inward investment into the UK’s Tech Sector returning for its sixth year.
Ted Talks – Bill Gates Insight on a Pandemic – 2015
Interesting Ted Talk from Bill Gates in 2015, following the Ebola outbreak in 2014, how this was managed and what needs to be done for planning, vaccine research and training for health workers.
Brexit Update w/c 16/3/20
Please read below for our most recent list of Brexit updates.
Comply Advantage named Europe’s 6th fastest growing FinTech company
Sturgeon Ventures are very excited to announce the news that Comply Advantage has been named:
FCA Discussion Paper – Transforming culture in financial services
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has just published its first discussion paper for 2020, entitled, DP20/1: Transforming culture in financial services – Driving purposeful cultures.
FCA Statement – Corona virus and home working
4th March 2020.
In a statement released yesterday, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) explained that, in conjunction with the Bank of England and HM Treasury, they were working “closely” with the financial services sector to ensure it is responding effectively to the Covid-19 outbreak.
FCA’s Megan Butler: Regulator faces ‘struggle’ to achieve diversity at senior levels
Megan Butler, FCA Executive Director of Supervision, delivered her keynote speech at the Women in Investment Festival on the difficulty of diversity at senior levels.
Sturgeon Compliance Services Ltd – UK – ACQ5 Law Awards Compliance Firm of the Year
Sturgeon Compliance Services Ltd is delighted to announce that it has won the ACQ5 Law Awards 2020 category for UK- Compliance Firm of the Year.
Women In Compliance Awards – Shortlisted
Seonaid Mackenzie of Sturgeon Ventures has been shortlisted for the Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to the Compliance Community.