We all know that Birmingham is booming – but a new survey of young professionals in the city has found out just what’s attracting young talent, and why they have been compelled to choose Birmingham ahead of rival locations such as London, Manchester and Leeds.
BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK will once again showcase its full line up of insurance premium finance solutions at this year’s BIBA annual conference in Manchester on 15-16 May. The company has a long history of providing leading insurance premium finance products to brokers in the UK and as part of a global group it operates in 30 countries.
As lead sponsors of Birmingham Young Professional of the Year (BYPY), we’re looking forward to showing our support for the best young talent that Birmingham has to offer. Here Laura Thursfield reflects on how being named Birmingham’s Young Professional of the Year has impacted on her career.
We’re excited to have launched a brand-new award to take centre stage at this year’s Be the Difference Awards, which recognises our commitment to support gender equality across our business and the wider finance industry.
At the end of last year, we teamed up with Lawrence Dallaglio and his charity Dallaglio RugbyWorks to help support vulnerable young people across the West Midlands and get them into sustained education, employment or training. Here, our CEO Stephen Hunt talks about his experience attending the first of three career taster days that we’ve held for students on the programme.
We caught up with our director of point of sale finance Andrew Barker to look at the opportunity presented by smart homes to the UK’s tech retailers. Our homes are constantly getting smarter, with recent research suggesting that more than half of us (59%) will own at least one smart device in three years’ time – up from 26% today.