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Talking Finances with Women: advo Interviews Carole Haswell

Carole Haswell returned to the finance industry after a career break and was stunned to discover that, despite huge shifts elsewhere in the equality landscape, the male-dominated world of financial advice remains largely unchanged. She’s railing against the status quo with her own approach – running informal workshops for women to get them engaged in the subject of savings, investments and long-term financial planning.
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advo ‘OSCARS’ – the Winners

At the close of 2019 advo held its annual ‘Oscars’ to recognise members of staff that have gone above and beyond the customary high standards.  Recipients are mostly chosen by peers but the overall award, ‘Star of the Year’ is selected by the Management Team.  This year resulted in broad recognition across the group highlighting the high people standard within advo.
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advo hr focus: Annual vehicle document checks

Under Health and Safety legislation employers have a duty of care to employees including those employees who use a company vehicle or drive their own vehicle for business. If an employee had an accident whilst they were driving for business purposes, the Company could be held liable under health and safety legislation or even worse, corporate manslaughter legislation, especially if they did not take reasonable steps to reduce the risk of an accident occurring.
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