Disability Confident Insight Day: Bank of England

The Bank of England (one of My Plus Consulting’s sponsor partners) are hosting a *Disability Confident Insight Day at their offices in Threadneedle Street, London on Wednesday 12 July 2017, 2.00-5.00pm.

You will have the opportunity to participate in session that will provide a genuine insight into the Bank of England and the roles they have to offer. As well as gaining an understanding of how to succeed in the recruitment process, you’ll also access useful information on disability issues such as how to seek out appropriate adjustments in order to perform to the best of your ability both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. There will also be a networking session with the chance to meet other Bank of England employees.

Interested and would like to attend?  Then please register.

*Disability includes, but is not limited to, conditions such as visual and hearing impairments, mobility impairments, Asperger’s Syndrome, diabetes, epilepsy, dyslexia, dyspraxia, mental health conditions, speech impairments and major illnesses such as cancer and MS.


Careers event for LGBT* students & graduatesLGBT_Authenticity_2106
21 June 2017
Central London (reasonable travel expenses reimbursed)
Find out more and apply: authenticity-event.com

BLP with other global graduate employers Aviva, JLL, J.P. Morgan, KPMG and M&G are host a cross-sector careers event for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* (LGBT*) students. It is the ideal opportunity if you’re considering whether to go into insurance, banking, law, property or fund management to find out more about the opportunities and network with members of the firms’ LGBT* networks,­ as well as a great insight day to add to your CV.

UK-Japan research

Join the JSPS London network for Japanese researchers based in the UK – open japanese-cherry-treesto visiting Japanese scholars as well as tenured Japanese academics based at UK institutions.  It’s free to join with events and funding schemes exclusive to members.  Register at https://ssl.jsps.org/members/?page=regist

The Science and Innovation Network Japan (SIN Japan) have produced a booklet (2016) Sources of funding 4th edition which is a guide to funding sources available to facilitate collaboration between the UK and Japan – from funding for travel and networking, to research exchange, international fellowships and major research grants. It’s available in English and Japanese and can be downloaded at https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/uk-science-innovation-network-in-japan.

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Don’t give up!

Keep on applying!  This article on eFinancialCareers site has some useful tips. Change your game play, get a system!
Don’t be put off because the article relates to the finance sector as the tips could set you on track to improve your chances of getting that job!