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Alison Parker, Managing Director, Client Network Banking within Global Commercial Banking, HSBC

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Alison Parker is Managing Director, Client Network Banking within Global Commercial Banking at HSBC. She joined the Client Network Banking team in June 2016 when the team was recently established, as HSBC believe networked relationships are a key factor in unlocking value for its clients and connecting our customers with opportunities.  Alison is also temporarily…

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Forward Ladies Celebrates the Success of Business Women in the North West, Ireland & Wales

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Forward Ladies has announced the winners of the National Awards for 2017, sponsored by HSBC. The Awards took place on Friday at a celebration lunch at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester, before an audience of senior and influential business leaders. The esteemed National Awards were introduced eight years ago to acknowledge, reward and celebrate the exceptional…

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More Women Are Thinking Of Leaving Their Careers

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MORE WOMEN ARE THINKING OF LEAVING THEIR CAREER OR COMPANIES DESPITE DIVERSITY DRIVE BY COMPANIES IN THE STEM INDUSTRY Forward Ladies releases national report findings on “Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM”  Forward Ladies today announced the findings of a national survey, “Women in STEM; Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM Report”.  The goal of…

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Female Entrepreneur – Champion of your own destiny

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“You can have all the intellect, but nobody can prepare you for the emotional investment or the sheer graft of running your own business.” Owner and MD of Forward Ladies, Griselda Togobo began her career as an electrical engineer before moving into accountancy. She talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated sector and…

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The gender debate is well and truly over

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“The gender debate is well and truly over ” Those were the words of Saatchi & Saatchi executive Kevin Roberts at an interview with the Business Insider magazine.

Kevin has since found himself in deep waters after making these comments and has since resigned. I was surprised by his comments but then again I should not be because you just have to scratch the surface to realise that this is what a lot of leaders think – mostly men and some women.

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Career Tips: 10 tips from Amanda Murphy Head of Corporate Banking, UK Commercial Banking for HSBC

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It’s the question every magazine headline screams at working women – can you truly have it all?  And Amanda Murphy, Head of Corporate Banking, UK Commercial Banking for HSBC and working mum, added her comment to the debate with a resounding “No!” when she appeared at the Women In International Business Conference that Forward Ladies…

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