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June2016

PRECIOUS presents: Kick-start Your Confidence with a WINNING Mindset – Coach Lyds

Join us on Wednesday 27th July, at Virgin Money Lounge, London for networking and an interactive talk from award winning, inspiring speaker – Coach Lyds.   What would you do differently if you had more Confidence?   It all begins with making an all-important decision: whether it’s moving up the career ladder and getting that promotion…

Movers and Shakers | Collette Philip | Brand by Me

Collette Philip  is the founder of Brand by Me, a strategy consultancy working with businesses and people to identify their purpose and translate this into compelling brand and strategy that drive business goals and social impact.       What drove you to start your own business? I reached a point in my career where I was…

Improving BAME recruitment in the House of Commons

PRECIOUS attended an event hosted by The Speaker of the House of Commons to recognise the work undertaken by the House of Commons and Parliamentary Digital Service to improve BAME representation. An advisory group led by Mr Speaker has looked into the recruitment and retention of BAME staff within the House of Commons workforce. The advisory group…

PRECIOUS award winner establishes medical scholarship to honour her father

Funke Abimbola, a multi award winning lawyer and diversity campaigner, has established a medical scholarship to honour her father, Dr. Frank Olufemi Akindolie.  Funke won the 2015 PRECIOUS award for Outstanding Woman in Professional Services. The Akindolie Medical Scholarship(which is personally funded by Funke) will comprise a financial bursary of up to £1,500 and will also include structured mentoring…

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Ten Top Networking Tips from FOLUKE

1. Remember that networking is about being genuine and authentic, building trust and relationships, and seeing how you can help others. 2. Carry Business Cards with you at all times. You never know who you might meet and where! 3. Be Yourself. Even if you are little shy, you don’t have to act like an…