20th September 2023
"I know how difficult it’s been for others, for no other reason than they aren’t as white or male as me"
ReAssured’s Phil Jeynes explores role models as a way of driving inclusion, why men should speak out about gender inequality, and why awards for women in financial services are still important.
20th September 2023
We are lucky to be supported in the Women’s Recognition Awards by a number of businesses from across the industry. We asked them how they ensure they commit to supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in their businesses year round, and here’s what they had to say...
14th August 2023
A huge part of what we do during the Women’s Recognition Awards is supported by our sponsors. We are so grateful to them for that support and asked them why they chose to be involved for 2023’s awards programme. Here’s what they had to say...
9th August 2023
We asked our #WRA23 finalists to tell us what song they’d want to hear as they walked on stage if they were to win in their category: here are a selection of the answers!
2nd August 2023
There are lots of reasons to take part in the Women’s Recognition Awards – both as an entrant and in nominating someone else. We asked our finalists what made them enter or submit an application – and the answers show a real desire for women to be seen for their achievements, as well as plenty of support from peers and colleagues.
26th July 2023
We’re thrilled to have unveiled our Women’s Recognition Awards finalists for 2023 – and what an incredible selection of women and businesses they are. We asked this year’s finalists how it feels to have made it to the final five in their category – here’s what some of them had to say...
10th July 2023
Our aim is for the Women’s Recognition Awards to be a key part of the work being done in all corners of the industry to improve diversity, promote equity, and foster inclusion. With that in mind, we asked our panel of judges what they and their businesses were doing to support this work – including what they have coming up. Here’s what some of them had to say:
1st July 2023
We know why our nominees (and those who nominate them) get involved with the Women’s Recognition Awards: there’s nothing like the feeling of really being recognised for what you contribute to an industry, company, or team. But why have our esteemed panel of judges – many of whom are previous winners themselves – chosen to take part in this year’s awards? We asked them why they chose to lend their time and expertise to #WRA23...
5th June 2023
We know entrants to the Women’s Recognition Awards are keen to put their best foot forward when it comes to their application, giving our panel plenty to think about when it comes to judging.
But how do you do that?
We take a deep dive into what was said about winning applicants from years gone by to see what really caught our judges’ eye – and how you could do the same this year.
19th May 2023
“Be brave and put yourself forward” - past winners explain why you should nominate or apply in #WRA23
Deciding to take the step into nominating yourself (or someone else!) for any award can be daunting – so we asked some of our previous winners why potential nominees or colleagues should make that first step. Here’s what they had to say...
19th May 2023
Winning a Women’s Recognition Award is about more than just a trophy – and nobody is better placed to tell us exactly what it means that our winners themselves. We asked past winners of the awards what it meant to them – and we got some amazing answers, from phones being dropped in surprise to a true feeling of acknowledgement for career achievements...
15th May 2023
What a pleasure it is to be able to say the Women’s Recognition Awards are back for another year!
5th December 2022
We look at how businesses in financial services support their employees through fertility issues – including a look at the firms who are leading the way with enhanced support for those undergoing fertility treatment.
27th October 2022
Miscarriage is often kept quiet, leading sufferers to feel unable to discuss it with their employer. We take a closer look at the firms making it easier for employees to get support when experiencing a miscarriage and afterwards.
6th September 2022
The menopause affects tens of thousands of working women each year – yet just 22% disclose it to their employer, many fearful of discrimination or lack of understanding. We explore the financial services businesses breaking the taboo around menopause and offering support to employees.
19th July 2022
Meet our judges for the 2022 Women’s Recognition Awards – and find out what they’re looking for in this year’s applicants.