Financial Wellbeing

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Tonic Connects 2019 hosted by Lyric Hammersmith

Tonic Connects 2019

October 2019
Hosted by Lyric Hammersmith

Women remain at an increased risk of financial instability. On average they earn £300,000 less over their working lives and retire on pension pots five times smaller than men. In a field such as the performing arts, where wages can be low and work insecure, what does this mean for women’s financial wellbeing? And, more to the point, what can women – and their employers – do to ensure they are as informed, empowered and protected as possible?

Over the course of the morning, Katy Brown, Senior Associate at St James’s Place Wealth Management, Tari Shoniwa-Okoye who leads the Financial Education and Wellbeing Programme at Morrinson Wealth Wellbeing and Wendy Grace, Education Officer at MyBnk, joined us for a panel discussion followed by a Q&A segment with the audience. This was followed by breakout session whereby our guests were invited to continue discussing the interesting connections and ideas sparked in a specially curated themed-table discussion.

“Brilliant, engaging and relevant””

Event attendee

“Left feeling inspired and empowered to take control of my finances””

Event attendee

“It was great, felt like you could share and talk to others easily”

Event attendee

Tonic – For greater equality, diversity and inclusion in the arts

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