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Sainty Hird & Partners announces strategic team expansion

March 14, 2023

On the back of a successful 2022, Sainty Hird & Partners has made a series of strategic appointments, notably across its Sales, Trading and Research practice, as well a key functional hire to support the continued expansion of its service and practice offerings.

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Executive Evaluations

March 6, 2023

View or download our in-depth analysis of what Executive Evaluations should entail, why and when to appoint an independent assessor, and how they should be conducted.

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A whole new way of working?

April 27, 2021
JP Hibbert

With the likes of HSBC, Goldman Sachs and Nationwide publicly announcing their plans and the government “road map” suggesting a return to the office, even for those who can work from home, from June 21st, when and how companies organise their approaches and new working environments are very high on the agendas of business leaders and HR professionals. Having hosted a number of HR Director round tables for financial services organisations recently it has been fascinating to observe how different companies are approaching the challenges they face in returning to the office.

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The ideal Board member and how to navigate the road

March 4, 2021
Ralph Grayson

In response to those kind enough to respond to my earlier post “When is the right time to build an advisory board” and perhaps with a nod to the recently released Kalifa Report and the impending updates to the Chancellor’s “Future Fund”, I have been asked many times recently “What is the ideal profile and DNA needed to build a great scale up board”?

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What are the experiences of female investment professionals working as a minority in investment management?

February 10, 2021

In 2020, as part of a Master’s in Psychology, Ciara Heneghan at Sainty, Hird & Partners undertook a research project, which involved interviewing in depth a small number of women working within investment management. Her work set out to address a lack of qualitative research on gender diversity within investment management in the UK and to understand better the experiences of women as a minority in the workplace. It was hoped that her findings would further understanding of persistent gender segregation such that the integration of support systems, services and methods might be better informed and more effective.

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