Hosted in collaboration with HM Treasury, this webinar provides the opportunity to raise queries on the annual update submission process for the Women in Finance Charter.
In three short months UK Black History Month will begin, and many organisations will run events and initiatives to highlight Black history, arts and culture, and showcase Black excellence. But there is also an opportunity to leverage Black History Month to contribute to strategic diversity, equity and inclusion aims – for example, bringing leadership into […]
The Corporate view on diversity and inclusion, is the third topic in our research series to build a Diversity Toolkit for Investors. The Toolkit project is a collaboration with the 30% Club Investor Group and sponsored by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, London Stock Exchange Group and S&P Global. At this event we will discuss what corporate reporting […]
An event to discuss our report: ‘A reality check on green finance’. The report drills down behind the headline numbers to analyse the growth in green finance in Europe, the sources and different types of green finance, and highlights some of the challenges ahead. We will present the headline findings from the report and discuss […]
At this private event, Marcel Haag, director of horizontal policies at DG FISMA will discuss the future of EU capital markets. In his role, Marcel oversees a range of initiatives that cut across all aspects of capital markets, including: capital markets union, sustainable finance, retail financial services, digital finance and technological innovation. The discussion will be […]
In collaboration with HM Treasury, we will host a virtual event (date to be confirmed) to launch the fifth Annual Review, monitoring the progress of signatories to the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter. In addition to presenting highlights of the review, we will hear from HM Treasury and industry leaders. Guest speakers include: John […]
This will be a small, focused virtual lunch meeting for New Financial members to share how they approach planning for Black History Month – how they strategise and prioritise different stakeholders, audiences, and content. Suitable for DEI leads, network leads, and anyone involved in the process of planning for Black History Month at their firm.
We’re delighted to welcome Juan back for a third time, and he will also be discussing the IMF’s latest deep dive on the post-Covid and post-Brexit outlook for the UK financial system. This event will be an opportunity to discuss some of the key issues around financial stability from a policy, capital markets and macro […]
The Investor view on diversity and inclusion, is the second topic in our research series to build a Diversity Toolkit for Investors. The Toolkit project is a collaboration with the 30% Club Investor Group and sponsored by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, London Stock Exchange Group and S&P Global. At this event we will discuss how and […]
Edward is the likely next MP for the Cities of London & Westminster (he’s the LibDem candidate) and is a world expert on Ukraine, Russia and ‘Londongrad’. He is a columnist for The Times and former senior editor at The Economist. This is part of our big picture series and will be a fascinating discussion […]
This conference will be hosted with the Atlantic Council, one of the pre-eminent think tanks in the US, as the launch event for our joint report on the future of the UK financial sector. Details of the senior speakers from government, regulators and the industry will be published soon. The main themes of the report […]
At this event, we will hear from Carolanne Minashi, global head of inclusion at HSBC, speak about how HSBC set out to collect ethnicity data on a global basis, the benefits, challenges and key takeaways of such an approach, including Q&A with attendees.
A workshop event to discuss the findings of our concept paper on ‘financial health checks’ as a way of engaging and empowering millions of individuals with their money. We think these health checks would help improve their financial well-being, financial resilience, and financial literacy – and to provide a long-term boost to the UK and […]
Yasmine Chinwala, Partner at New Financial, will chair discussion of key DEI themes for the financial services industry with panellists: Regulation – Georgina Philippou, Senior Adviser on the Public Sector Equality Duty, Financial Conduct Authority, who will provide an update on the UK regulators’ diversity discussion paper and forthcoming consultation; Hybrid working – Syreeta Brown, […]
A private in-person event to discuss the latest report from Pension Insurance Corporation ‘Investment Unleashed’ as part of the Purpose of Finance initiative. The report analyses the concrete benefits to the economy and to individuals of the potential increase in long-term investment that could be unlocked from the reform of Solvency II. This will be […]
This virtual event will be the first in our five-paper research series to build a Diversity Toolkit for Investors, in collaboration with the 30% Club and sponsored by London Stock Exchange Group and Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Speakers include: Iain Richards, Head of Global Responsible Investment Policy, Columbia Threadneedle Investments Birgit Neu, former global head of […]
An informal workshop events to discuss the main findings of report ‘The growth potential in EU capital markets’.
The starting point for this event discussion will be our upcoming paper with the Atlantic Council on ‘The future competitiveness of the UK’ that we are publishing at the end of March. The main themes in that paper will be: Rebooting domestic capital markets in the UK The international competitiveness of the UK market / […]
An event to discuss the big D&I themes for 2022, what’s top of the agenda and how will diversity and inclusion evolve in 2022?
The 2022 New Financial event programme commences with the opportunity for different constituencies in the capital markets to share their views on the challenges and opportunities of reforming the process for capital raising by companies that are already listed on UK markets. We are delighted to host Mark Austin, a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer […]
This event is part of our ‘bigger picture’ series of events and will be a discussion of Azeem’s new book ‘Exponential: How Accelerating Technology Is Leaving Us Behind and What to Do About It’. We expect the discussion to be about the transformational challenges facing finance, business and society with guests including senior executives, people […]
As the year draws to a close, this informal meeting is an opportunity to talk about what is on your mind and hear from D&I peers from across the financial services industry. It will be held as a Zoom meeting under the Chatham House rule to allow for frank conversation, and we will invite all […]
We look forward to hosting Bim Afolami, MP for Hitchin and Harpenden, and Chair of the APPG for financial markets and services, as our guest speaker as part of our ongoing ‘Meet the MP’ event series. Bim is a former corporate lawyer and banker, and is particularly active in parliament on the debate around financial […]
At this event we will present the highlights of our forthcoming research on how progressive firms from across the financial services sector are shifting to a hybrid model – a mixture of office and remote working – not just through the pandemic but permanently. We warmly welcome and thank our panellists: – James Bardrick, Head […]
The starting point for the discussion will be our paper on ‘Benchmarking ESG – analysing the size, growth & penetration of sustainable finance’ published on Tuesday 26th October through the policy lens.
The starting point for the discussion will be our paper on ‘Benchmarking ESG – analysing the size, growth & penetration of sustainable finance’ published on Tuesday 26th October through the lens of PR & Comms.
The future of capital markets in the EU – the French perspective with Robert Ophèle, chairman of the AMF
We are delighted to be hosting Robert Ophèle, chairman of the AMF as our guest speaker. We had the pleasure of hosting Mr Ophèle at a dinner in November 2019 and are looking forward to revisiting the themes of the future of capital markets in the EU and the future relationship between the EU and […]
The future of EU capital markets post-Brexit with Sébastien Raspiller, head of financial services at the French Treasury
New Financial had the pleasure of hosting Sébastien Raspiller, head of the financial sector department at the French Treasury for a breakfast on capital markets union in October 2019. We are excited to welcome him back for this event to discuss ‘The future of EU capital markets post-Brexit,’ ahead of the French Presidency of the […]
The pandemic has changed the nature and function of the workplace, employees attitudes and preferences to how they work. Financial services firms have a huge challenge ahead grappling with the future of work. Overhauling the Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm default with a more flexible model could contribute to overcoming key barriers to diversity through an […]
Pat McFadden has been the MP for Wolverhampton South East since 2005 and was appointed Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury by Keir Starmer in April 2020. This event is just ahead of the Labour Party conference and will focus on Labour’s perspective on the City. We’ll be discussing a wide range of topics including: […]