Morgan to judge Diversity in Finance Awards

Morgan to judge Diversity in Finance Awards

Nicky Morgan MP, chairman of the Treasury select committee, will help judge Financial Adviser's first ever Diversity in Finance Awards.

Ms Morgan will be joined on the judging panel by Ruth Hunt, chief executive of UK-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights charity Stonewall, Adam Thorpe, who leads the recruitment team within the financial services division of Randstad, Chris Cummings, chief executive of the Investment Association, and former pensions minster Baroness Ros Altmann.

Last year the MP said the Treasury select committee would further scrutinise appointments at financial services firms to ensure the industry becomes more equally represented.

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Financial Adviser'Diversity in Finance Awards will look at individuals who have demonstrated their support for minority groups.

Companies whose policies, schemes or initiatives encourage and enable diversity in the workplace will also be applauded.

It is free to enter these awards - all you need to do is share your unique and inspiring stories of how you have worked to improve employment conditions and opportunities for one or many underrepresented groups in 2018.

Individuals may enter as many categories as they wish, and nominations can be written and submitted by colleagues or by entrants themselves.

Entries for individuals will be no more than 300 words while companies can share a report of no more than 1,000 words detailing how they changed their workplace in 2018.

The deadline for entries is March 8, so make sure you submit your entry today.

Click here to enter.