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New Articles

news paper, new articlesThe new articles category is the default category for any content published on WeAreTheCity. Here you will find any new content that has been added to the WeAreTheCity website. This includes recent news articles, career advice, culture articles, technology pieces and events.

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14
Jul

A guide to votes for women | How women rose to power

The General Election 2017 saw a record breaking 207 women voted into the House of Commons, however, there is clearly still a long way to go. Overall only 32 per cent of all MPs are female, with plenty of room for improvement, but womens’ rise to power has been a long and tough one –...
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22
May

Role of the Week: Group Manager, AML/Prevention/KYC | BNY Mellon

Overview of the role: The role of MLRO reports into the Chief Compliance Officer, with responsibility for managing the anti-money laundering and financial crime functions for Pershing Limited and Pershing Securities Limited (together “Pershing”).  The primary responsibilities of the role are confirming that Pershing has controls and procedures in place to comply with the FCA’s...
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flexible working
18
May

Flexible working: The secret weapon in the battle for work-life balance

‘Hi, is this Sarah? I’m afraid Lucy is ill – can you come and pick her up right away, please?’ Every parent dreads getting that call. It’s not just the thought of your baby being ill, or knowing you’re definitely not getting a proper night’s sleep that night. It’s also knowing that you have to...
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02
May

Five minutes with Nyomi Winter from Nomipalony

Nyomi, 34 is a part-time project officer/part-time blogger and vlogger from the North East of England. Nyomi started her blog at the end of January 2016 and regularly posts about modern motherhood, parenting, family life, things to do and reviews. Nyomi is also a passionate feminist and one of her core values is to support...
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24
Apr

Role of the Week: Management Accountant | Phoenix Group

   Are you looking for a new role where the numbers, and the rewards, really add up? We can provide you with the opportunity to make the most of your already impressive accounting skills and build your knowledge in a unique setting, with the UK’s largest closed life fund consolidator. Fund Accounting at Phoenix Group...
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17
Apr

Role of the Week: Management Accountant | Phoenix Group

Are you looking for a new role where the numbers, and the rewards, really add up? We can provide you with the opportunity to make the most of your already impressive accounting skills and build your knowledge in a unique setting, with the UK’s largest closed life fund consolidator. Fund Accounting at Phoenix Group is...
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stressed
05
Apr

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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Alana Spencer
02
Apr

WeAreTheCity speaks to the winner of ‘The Apprentice’, Alana Spencer, founder of ‘Ridiculously Rich By Alana’

Alana Spencer’s business journey began when she was just 17, selling cakes to her teachers in a little town outside Aberystwyth, Wales. Since then, Alana has gone on to tremendous success with Ridiculously Rich By Alana, her hand-crafted cake company. The latest winner of BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ spoke to WeAreTheCity about overcoming self-doubt, her hands-on approach...
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