View more on these topics

Employee of the month

Sam Warren

Sam-Warren.jpg

NAME: Sam Warren

JOB: Financial consultant

NOMINATED BY: Coreco

HOW LONG HAVE YOU WORKED FOR THE COMPANY? I joined in September 2009 but it feels like a lifetime.

HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH? It is flattering to be honoured in this way, especially when there are so many fantastic brokers here to choose from.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB? If you had asked me this question a year ago I would have had to leave the answer blank because I
was considering leaving the industry. But I never like to walk away from anything and since I started at Coreco I have regained my sense of enthusiasm and enjoyment. So I can say that meeting clients, discussing their situation, broking their cases and, when all has gone though OK, receiving calls from their friends and colleagues to help them is truly satisfying. In fact, there’s a spring in my step right now and I can only imagine it getting more pronounced as the year goes on.

THE EMPLOYER SAYS: Warren is that rare breed of consultant who seems to produce excellent levels of business whatever the market conditions, and all without complaining. With a strong work ethic and good relationships with his clients and introducers as well as a sense of humour, he is the very model of what a modern consultant should be. We are fortunate to have a high calibre of advisers so for Warren to stand out in a tough market is a remarkable achievement.

Recommended

Rightmove raises profit forecast

Rightmove has seen a substantial increase in the average spend per advertiser in January 2010, leading it to increase its profit forecast for 2010.

EIB gives small firms

The European Investment Bank has granted approval for more than £700m in funding for small firms.

Guide cover

Guide: how to… communicate with your pension members

Effective communication of your pension scheme is a large part of getting auto-enrolment right. Delivering the same message to all employees is not necessarily the way to go. To assist you with the communication of your pension scheme, we have provided some key areas to think about, such as:

  • What to consider when segmenting your workforce
  • How to communicate to pension scheme members at the right time in their member lifecycle
  • What topics you should be discussing with your pension members
  • The new pension freedoms and the importance of communicating them

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up