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Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures are proud to have been signed up to the Women in Finance Charter since July 2016. Following the findings of the 2015 review into the representation of women in senior management roles within financial services, which found that women made up only 14% of Executive Committees, the Women In Finance Charter was launched in 2016. The Women in...

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Agile Working for Successful Teams

Agile Working for Successful Teams

  Sturgeon Ventures, the Pioneer of Regulatory Hosting in the UK, has throughout its 21-year history championed a successful agile team. Seonaid Mackenzie, Founding Partner of Sturgeon, is a strong advocate of agile working and leadership articles such as this one from McKinsey. Link: How to select and develop individuals for successful agile teams: A...

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Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures Commitment to the Women in Finance Charter

Sturgeon Ventures is delighted to have been approved, once again, for the Women in Finance Charter.  Sturgeon have been signed up to this initiative since July 2016. Following the findings of the 2015 review into the representation of women in senior management within financial services, published in March 2016, which found that women made up only 14% of...

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Companies Withhold Diversity Data From Investors

Companies Withhold Diversity Data From Investors

A recent report from University of Exeter Business School for the UK’s FRC found that just 15% of companies complied with the UK Corporate Governance Code on diversity reporting, with just over three months to go until the new code takes effect on 1 January 2019. Sturgeon Ventures, whose core working model has been agile working since 1998, is one of the...

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Seonaid Mackenzie Shortlisted At Women In Finance Awards 2018

Seonaid Mackenzie Shortlisted At Women In Finance Awards 2018

Sturgeon Ventures are excited to announce that Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Ambassador of the Year category at the Women in Finance Awards 2018.   “…The Women in Finance Awards is open to advocates, supporters, and achievers in the world of finance, actively bridging the diversity gap in the sector.  The...

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Sturgeon Ventures Calls For More Agile Working To Tackle Gender Pay Gaps

Sturgeon Ventures Calls For More Agile Working To Tackle Gender Pay Gaps

Please see below a response by Seonaid Mackenzie, Founding Partner at Sturgeon Ventures, to the Gender Pay Gap Data being issued by companies with over 250 employees. Sturgeon Ventures is a pioneer of regulatory incubation in the UK’s financial services industry. Seonaid Mackenzie commented: Organisations need to focus on their cultures, with senior and...

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