On 23 November 2016, Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered in his own words what he stated was a ‘sober’ Autumn Statement, focused on ‘preparing & supporting the economy, as the [UK] begins to write a new chapter in … Continue reading ALFIE5 – 5 top takeaways from last week’s Annual Autumn Statement
It’s that time again; offices across the City are already filling up with Christmas trees, decorations are being glued and taped furiously to anywhere that looks remotely like empty space in the room, Mandy, John’s PA is already working out … Continue reading ALFIE5 – Top Five tips to avoid a calamitous Christmas work celebration
The protests that swept across several U.S states in the past week calling for Trump to be dumped have finally subsided and the realisation that he will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States on 20 January … Continue reading ALFIE5 – 5 TOP TRUMPS – CAN HE PROMISE AND DELIVER?
The U.S. woke up to the news this morning that California has legalised Marijuana: Probably best for a lot of uncertain Americans who glued to their televisions also just found out that the next President will be Donald Trump. Continue reading Donald Trumps them All – ALFIES take on the Presidential Election
This week we met with Farah Dehalvi. Whether it’s providing financial consultancy, gaining experience from 3 of the largest law firms in the World or spending 2 years in Compliance for one of the World’s leading banks, Farah has shown … Continue reading ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #7 Farah Dehalvi.
Vikas is one of the regular writers at BA, tasked with providing the inflight guide to all things entrepreneurial and motivational. Vikas Shah is the consummate professional: Financier, government advisor, investor and philanthropist, he is an exceptionally kind, charismatic, intelligent, and unique individual. Continue reading ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #7 Vikas Shah.
We talk to Chris about the truth behind why men in uniform tend to opt for city careers in finance. How networking has helped define his career, what he thinks of BREXIT and where he believes our members should be looking to invest. Continue reading ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #6 Chris Benarr.
Having begun his career as a transactional lawyer on the finance side Tim has moved from an international recognised law firm to a leading underwriters, heading up a book of transactional products at one of the top syndicates at Lloyds. … Continue reading ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #5 Tim Allen.
In this edition of ALFIES Folk, we met up with fellow member and fraud fighter: Suzi Sendama. Continue reading ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #4 Suzi Sendama.
This week, ALFIES Folk meets a living legend in the world of law: Kienda Hoji. A man who was once a civil rights lawyer, Kienda talks about his move into the world of music law and explains how he uses … Continue reading ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #3 Kienda Hoji.
By Indre Butkeviciute I always think of 1st of September the same way as I think of 1st of January. New beginnings, new ideas, new challenges: a new start. We all come back in September after having time for ourselves … Continue reading Investing: putting your money to work for you
1. Keep it simple
As impressive as it may read on the page of that Michelin-starred chef’s cookbook, dinner parties are not the time to attempt something new! Stick to what you know and you’ll feel a lot more confident and at ease in the kitchen. Continue reading “10 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Dinner Party”
This week we met with our fellow member Indre Butkeviciute, a financial advisor with a background in wealth management and a founder of LilyAdvisory.com, a wealth management and investment advisory company for women. Continue reading “ALFIES Folk: a series of interviews with our members. Indre Butkeviciute.”
We are pleased to present the first in a series of interviews that take a look at the lives and careers of our members.
As with several other topical policy areas, education faces a most dreadful fate: it has become a political tug-of-war. The ‘red team’ versus the ‘blue team’ with occasional help from the ‘yellows’, with the handkerchief that is education constantly yanked … Continue reading Stop the bickering. We need education par excellence.
Whilst scheduled workouts and healthy packed lunches fit easily within our workday routines, many of us struggle to stay committed as the weekend rolls around. With its promises of boozy parties and decadent dinner dates it’s easy to overindulge, making … Continue reading Continuing Your Healthy Lifestyle This Bank Holiday
Whether you’re recovering from the night before or simply unwinding after a tiring week at the office, there is nothing like spending your Sunday afternoon curled up on the sofa with your favourite Netflix series and some serious comfort food. … Continue reading Healthy Snickers Ice Cream Recipe: guilt free & delicious
The starting gun has been fired. With nominations to stand for Labour leader now closed and Angela Eagle’s brief flutter as a contender quickly shot down we now find ourselves with two remaining candidates: the sitting leader Jeremy Corbyn and … Continue reading The Corbyn Revolution: Time for a Reality Check
ALFIES reviews the five likely European Continental Counterparts that big businesses could look to beyond London following Brexit. Continue reading Is London going to lose the Financial Love?
A long day at the office can often leave you feeling tired, stressed and lacking the motivation to keep up your healthy lifestyle. Look better, feel better and boost your productivity by incorporating these simple wellness tips into your daily … Continue reading How to Improve Your Wellness at Work