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The Future of Workplaces

This report was authored by Senior Behavioural Scientist Jenny Robinson and Head of Policy and Stakeholder Engagement Gregg Hutchings. This Summary Report presents the key findings of our enquiry into the Future of Workplaces, which brought together data from the FSCB 2020 Employee Survey and qualitative research carried out in the first half of 2021. Bringing both these sources together, 14 interconnected themes emerged.  We have tied together the issues pertaining to these themes into six key prospective challenges for all organisations considering what next for...

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Response to joint FCA, PRA, Bank of England Discussion Paper on diversity & inclusion in financial services

We welcomed the opportunity to respond to the joint FCA, PRA and Bank of England Discussion Paper Diversity and inclusion in the financial sector – working together to drive change, and outline our work with members to help drive greater understanding of and progress on diversity and inclusion in UK financial services. We hope that this response will help inform the direction of the PRA, FCA and the Bank of England on diversity and inclusion in the financial sector and we look forward to working further...

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A balanced gender picture conceals a multitude of differences – and even more so when ethnicity is taken into account

This article was authored by Senior Behavioural Scientist Carol Franceschini, Senior Assessment Analyst Lea Evers and Senior Data Scientist Yuwei Zhang. The Financial Industry has traditionally been seen as male-dominated, yet a 2019 study concluded that nearly half of the UK workforce in financial services was made up of women.  A similar picture emerged through our findings from the 2020 FSCB Survey, however, the data also revealed that although the gender split appears somewhat balanced on the surface level, representation of women in higher hierarchical levels is still...

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Culture in a crisis: a review of our 2020 data set – part 2

In Part 1 of our review of the FSCB's 2020 data set on culture in a crisis, we looked at how perceptions of culture vary between employees in different workplace arrangements.  Here we consider how perceptions of how organisations responded to the covid crisis varied between demographic groups. This article was authored by Senior Behavioural Scientist Jenny Robinson, Head of Policy and Stakeholder Engagement Gregg Hutchings and Data Scientist Yuwei Zhang. How did employee perceptions of the way in which organisations responded to the covid crisis vary between different demographic...

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october 2019

09oct12:00 am3:00 pmBSB Member Forum12:00 am - 3:00 pm

08octAll Day09Ethical Finance Week(All Day)

01oct12:30 pm3:00 pmBSB knowledge-sharing: the role of Internal Audit in assessing and reporting on culture and behaviour in banking12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

november 2019

14novAll Day5th Annual Culture and Conduct Forum for the Financial Services Industry(All Day: thursday)

07nov10:30 am12:30 pmBSB knowledge-sharing: speaking up10:30 am - 12:30 pm

january 2020

14jan2:00 pm4:00 pmBSB, FRBNY and LSE seminar: Working together; an interdisciplinary approach to organisational culture2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

february 2020

28febAll DayCultural Finance Conference(All Day: friday)

april 2020

07apr2:00 pm3:30 pmManaging culture during a crisis; Sharing challenges and experiences2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

may 2020

28may2:00 pm3:00 pmManaging mental wellbeing during a crisis; Sharing challenges and experiences2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

june 2020

26jun12:30 pm1:45 pmBusiness life after the virus: Disruption - Jericho Chambers12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

25jun2:00 pm3:00 pmWorkforce resilience2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

july 2020

22jul11:00 am12:00 pmTechnology and organisational culture11:00 am - 12:00 pm

14jul8:30 am10:00 amBSB, CMHA, BoE and FCA roundtable on the health of the workplace post Covid-198:30 am - 10:00 am

september 2020

17sep12:45 pm5:00 pmCulture in Investment Management Forum: Purpose, people and technology12:45 pm - 5:00 pm

october 2020

06oct1:30 am5:30 amFuture of work: FT digital conference series1:30 am - 5:30 am

05octAll DayEthical Finance 2020(All Day: monday)

november 2020

26novAll DayThe 6th Annual Culture and Conduct Forum for the Financial Services Industry(All Day: thursday)

25nov8:15 am9:30 amManaging organisational culture: what can boards learn from the experience of the last nine months?8:15 am - 9:30 am

19novAll DayInvesting and Saving Alliance’s virtual Culture Conference(All Day: thursday)

january 2021

21jan8:15 am9:30 amManaging organisational culture II: What matters for Boards now?8:15 am - 9:30 am

february 2021

11feb12:00 pm1:00 pmVirtual lunch with David Bodanis, author of The Art of Fairness: The Power of Decency in a World Turned Mean12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

march 2021

19mar9:30 am11:30 amFeaturedBSB knowledge sharing: ethnic diversity and inclusion in the workplace9:30 am - 11:30 am

june 2021

30jun2:00 pm3:30 pmSocial Mobility in Financial ServicesEmploying ex-offenders and people without homes2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

29jun4:30 pm5:30 pmGillian Tett on Anthro-Vision4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

july 2021

15jul8:30 am10:00 amCreating a financial services culture to be proud of8:30 am - 10:00 am