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Ethnic winners lead the way in GG2 Leadership Awards 2019

‘INSPIRATIONAL’ leaders at the GG2 Leadership Awards 2019 showed that minorities can reach their full potential. GG2 Hammer Award: Nitin Paranjpe, COO, Unilever AS COO, Nitin Paranpje heads one of the world’s major consumer business giants. Paranjpe, 56, started as a trainee working for Unilever’s Indian subsidiary. He was appointed head of the company’s foods […]

GG2 Diversity Conference speakers address issues around inclusion in workplace

THE GG2 Diversity conference opened last Thursday (10) with speeches by a number of inspirational speakers, including politicians, campaigners, academics and senior executives. The conference was hosted by the Asian Media Group (AMG), which publishes Eastern Eye, Garavi Gujarat, Asian Trader, Pharmacy Business, the Asian Rich List and the GG2 Power List. BBC presenter Clive […]

Javid pays tribute to inspirational Asians featured in GG2 Power List  

A LEADING corporate boss, a prominent mental health advocate and a lawyer to the stars were among the winners at this year’s annual GG2 Leadership Awards in London last Thursday evening (10). Nitin Paranjpe, chief operating officer at Unilever, one of the world’s most renowned consumer goods companies, scooped the top honour- the coveted GG2 […]

Winners show wealth of Asian talent in British arts

Eastern Eye Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts: George Alagiah BBC news presenter George Alagiah is one of the most trusted news anchors in the country, whose nightly broadcasts are watched by millions. Born in Sri Lanka, Alagiah’s family moved to Ghana in Africa to escape persecution and then to England where he continued […]

ACTAs aim to ‘dissolve cultural barriers’

GEORGE ALAGIAH RECEIVES TOP AWARD AT CEREMONY HONOURING ASIAN CONTRIBUTION TO THE ARTS BBC BROADCASTER George Alagiah was the top winner at the Eastern Eye Arts, Culture and Theatre Awards (ACTAs) last Friday (22), where he received the prize for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts. Meera Syal, Anoushka Shankar, Naughty Boy, Anita Rani and Sacha Dhawan […]

Syal and Panjabi in race for top arts accolades

The finalists for a top award ceremony celebrating south Asian talent in the arts have been announced, ahead of the gala event next month. The Eastern Eye Arts, Culture & Thea­tre Awards (ACTAs) awards, which hon­our the best of south Asian talent within the creative arts, will take place on June 22 in central London. […]

Britain given visa warning

by AMIT ROY INDIAN TRADE DEALS WILL BE ‘DIFFICULT’ IF RIGID LINE IS KEPT PRIME MINISTER Theresa May’s government will find that negotiations aimed at signing a Free Trade Agreement with India will prove “difficult and prolonged” if it continues to stick to its rigid line on visas, especially on intra-company transfers. This was stated by Anuj […]

Reward for flair and hard work

Asian Business of the Year: Cofresh COFRESH is one of Britain’s leading Indian snacks brand, with its products being consumed by more than 1.5 million UK consumers every week. The company makes more than 200 different products and its new ‘Eat Real’ range is one of the leading brands in the healthy eating category. Led […]

Lord Paul heads list as total wealth tops £5bn

ASIAN BUSINESS AWARDS CELEBRATE MIDLANDS SUCCESS BRITISH INDIAN industrialist and peer Lord Swraj Paul has taken the top spot in Eastern Eye’s Asian Rich List Midlands 2018, with an estimated fortune of £800 million, followed by food entrepreneur Ranjit Singh Boparan (£740m) in second place and steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta (£275m) in third. Published by the […]

YK Sinha: India-UK collaboration in various fields significant for future development

The collaboration between India and the UK in various fields like research is significant and will help the people of two countries prepare for the future, India’s top diplomat to the UK has said. Leaders from business, politics and academia debated the “future of organisations” at Imperial College Business School as part of the annual […]