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Jayne-Anne Gadhia
New Years Honours List featured
03
Jan

544 women receive awards in the New Year’s Honours List 2019

544 women have received awards in the New Year’s Honours List for 2019 – making up 47 per cent of the list.  A number of prominent women are being recognised on the list, including a damehood for Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Money, for services to financial services and women in the financial services;...
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women in finance charter featured
10
Nov

Over 160 firms are now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter

Over 160 firms have now signed up to the Women in Finance Charter, pledging to improve gender balance within their organisations. A further 26 firms have signed up to the Charter taking the total up to 162 companies, covering over 600,000 UK financial services employees. Bank of England, Deloitte and Tesco Bank have joined the...
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Virgin Money
25
Oct

Virgin Money set to be FTSE-350’s only all-female top team

Virgin Money is set to have the only female leadership team in the FTSE 350, after the bank revealed plans to appoint Irene Dorner as chairman. 62-year-old Dorner would join chief executive Jayne-Anne Gadhia at the Sir Richard Branson-backed bank, if appointed. Dorner was named the most powerful woman in banking by an US publication,...
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women in finance charter featured
11
Jul

Government’s diversity initiative gathers pace as KPMG, Post Office and Axa become the latest to sign Women in Finance Charter

The government’s push for greater diversity in the financial sector is gathering pace, as KPMG, Post Office and Axa become the latest to sign the Women in Finance Charter. Over two-thirds of finance firms believe that signing up to the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter will lead to permanent and sustainable change in gender diversity...
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women in finance featured
22
Mar

Almost half of UK financial services staff covered by Women in Finance Charter

Almost half of the UK’s financial services staff are now covered by the Women in Finance Charter, aiming to tackle gender inequality in financial services. Another 33 firms have signed up to the government’s charter, covering an extra 33,000 employees. The latest signatories include CYBG, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Canada, VocaLink...
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26
Jan

Jayne-Anne Gadhia talks gender equality, diversity & flexible working at the Women in Finance Summit

“With more technology today, why do I have to be here?’ As long as your work gets done, I don’t think you have to be.” Flexible working was a hot topic at the 2017 Women in Finance Summit and is something that Virgin Money CEO, Jayne-Anne Gadhia feels shouldn’t be a barrier to getting more...
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women in finance featured
12
Dec

Senior leaders guide young women on how to advance their careers in finance

Forty senior leaders from the finance sector are offering advice to young women on how to advance their careers in the industry. Senior figures will take part in a speed mentoring event at the London Stock Exchange today (12 December) to promote the next phase of the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter. They will offer...
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Jayne-Anne Gadhia, CEO Virgin Money featured
08
Nov

Jayne-Anne Gadhia becomes Women in Finance Champion with aims to improve gender diversity

Virgin Money CEO, Jayne-Anne Gadhia has been appointed by the government as the official Women in Finance Champion. Gadhia’s appointment aims to promote the Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter and the benefits of a diverse workforce across the UK’s financial services sector. The government is also hoping to increase the number of FinTech firms, payments...
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