Women in Leadership Interview, in association with IWD 2018 – Cindy Murphy, Finance Director at Porter Novelli

Annette WadsworthCareer Advice, Finance Industry Insight, Interview Advice, IWD 2018, Management Advice

Cindy grew up and was educated in Johannesburg, moving to the UK 10 years ago. She has a finance career spanning 16 years and is now Finance Director for Porter Novelli, part of the Omnicom Group. On her career: Her first role in finance was in South Africa and she feels lucky as her first boss proved to be one … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in association with IWD 2018 – Tini Sevak, Global Director of Data Application at YouGov

Georgina DanielsCareer Advice, Finance Industry Insight, Interview Advice, IWD 2018, Management Advice

Tini has come a long way geographically, professionally and personally. Born in the U.S, her career started at Mindshare New York after completing a Masters in Economics. Her experience of leadership began much earlier while studying at Boston University Questrom School of Business which prides itself on producing ‘innovative and ethical leaders who understand the impact of business on society … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in association with IWD 2018 – Deepa Shah, CFO for Europe & Singapore at Hall & Partners

Annette WadsworthCareer Advice, Finance Industry Insight, Interview Advice, IWD 2018

Deepa is Chief Financial Officer for Europe & Singapore at Hall & Partners (a subsidiary of Omnicom Group Inc.). This wasn’t where she expected her career to go when she joined them in 1999 as an Office Junior, a role she thought she would “give six months”. Deepa surprised herself a few months into life with Hall & Partners, with … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in partnership with IWD 2018 – Elizabeth Hunter, CFO at You & Mr Jones

Lydia BullCareer Advice, Interview Advice, IWD 2018, Uncategorized

Elizabeth’s advice is to buck the trend and that is certainly what she has done! She is a great example of a modern day family member and she isn’t afraid to be honest. When interviewing at You & Mr Jones she was transparent about hopes to start a family and believed if they wanted a long-term investment, maternity leave would … Read More

Women in Leadership series, in partnership with IWD 2018 | Lily McCann – Head of Data & Technology at Wavemaker

Georgina DanielsCareer Advice, Data, IWD 2018, Workplace

Originally from Russia, she moved to New Zealand at 18 and after graduating in Business Information/Business Systems she joined Telecom New Zealand – starting as a Database Development Analyst, within 3 years she had been promoted to a management position. Since relocating to London in her 20’s, she has built a successful career around data and tech within marketing services. … Read More

London Startup Roundup

Alex LaurentStartup Roundup

As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. Startup News: Airbnb has purchased London based disability startup Accomable to assist disabled travelers in finding suitable accessible accommodation. Read. The London Block Exchange is … Read More

What to expect from a competency based interview

Robbie AshtonInterview Advice

A competency based or behavioural interview is based on the premise that past behavior is the best predictor of future behaviour. If you’re unfamiliar with them they may strike you as unusual and even a little daunting, but research suggests that they can be one of the most reliable and accurate forms of assessment. Competency based interviews are structured, with … Read More

London Startup Roundup – 11th November 2017

Haydn FurnessStartup Roundup

As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. FinTech Startup News: Fintech startup N26 has announced they’ll expand “the bank of the future” to the UK in 2018. Read. Digital challenger … Read More

Q3 saw increases in investment, hiring & optimism

Robbie AshtonFinance Industry Insight0 Comments

Hiring rates have remained strong throughout 2017, in spite of economic uncertainty whilst businesses attempt to work out the implications and protect against Brexit. The Deloitte CFO survey for Q3 2017 has shown optimism cautiously returning to pre-Brexit levels as anxieties over long-term impact have slowly begun to ease. Investors are keen to spend – principally in disruptive technology businesses. … Read More

London Startup Roundup – 27th October 2017

Alex LaurentStartup Roundup

As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here’s a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week. Startup Funding PropTech firm Nested has closed a £36m funding round. The startup aims to disrupt traditional property buying by providing home … Read More