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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 LLP Charity of 2019

Sturgeon Ventures LLP Charity of 2019

We would like to feature our Charity of the Year, to share the work of people who help those in the City we work in. On the basis that you all work in Financial Services, you take it for granted that you have the skills to manage your personal finances – simply paying household bills.  But many are never taught this life skill. You can give money or...

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Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

Seonaid Mackenzie – Finalist for the Women in Finance Awards

Sturgeon Ventures are delighted that Seonaid Mackenzie has been shortlisted in the Ambassador of the Year category for the Women in Finance Awards 2019. “…This category celebrates the individual who has achieved a long-term impact on the way people and organisations think about and practice gender diversity. The Ambassador of the Year will be a...

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FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

FCA Review of Principal Firms – Investment Management

The FCA yesterday published its Review of principal firms in the investment management sector. This report followed the FCA’s very detailed review of the investment management sector in 2017, a process involving most participants in the industry. As one of the Principal Firms to participate, Sturgeon Ventures responded to information requests and hosted a...

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Chief Executive of the FCA speaks on the future of regulation

Chief Executive of the FCA speaks on the future of regulation

Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the FCA, delivered a speech on the the future of financial conduct regulation. Bloomberg, London, 23rd April 2019 The FCA’s Chief Executive speech yesterday on the topic of the future of financial conduct regulation included such topics as regulating in the public interest,  the changing purpose of regulation, Brexit...

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