Month: December 2013

The Management Team

Peter Campbell Adenike Sijuwade (Company Secretary) Hello. My name is Peter Campbell. I am the Managing Director of the Caribbean East Atlantic Company Limited. We operate officially in the United Kingdom under the company number 08777678. We are a Recruitment and Relocation Consultancy. We are a new company which officially set up in November of 2013. We intend to recruit people from the Commonwealth and particularly the Caribbean for shortage areas of British Industry such as Engineering, Teaching, Nursing and Social Work. It is our intention to establish a model for sustainable recruitment and immigration which benefits both the source and host countries. In this post I would like to introduce my Company Secretary who is the other half of my management team. Adenike Sijuwade is the Company Secretary of Caribbean East Atlantic Company Limited. She has so far shown a favourable disposition towards doing the behind the scenes work which is necessary to get the business fully operational. Adenike was recruited after an extensive interview process and reflects my company’s commitment to hiring women, minorities and other groups of qualified individuals who may be overlooked through systemic institutional discrimination. Ms. Sijuwade is a trained lawyer who has practiced in Nigeria and has a commendable work record both in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.  This is what she has to say about herself: ‘‘Throughout my diverse leadership-driven career as...

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From Benefits to Business

My name is Peter Campbell and I am the Managing Director of the Caribbean East Atlantic Company Limited. I went from being on jobseekers allowance in 2011 to being the director of a small but growing multinational company in 2013. This is my story. I tell it to inspire you the people of Britain and the Caribbean. In the midst of the cold snap of December 2009 I arrived in Britain. I had eighty pounds in my pocket and no plan as to where I would go or what I would do with my life. I had a vague dream of writing a book and becoming famous. But this was only a dream. The only thing I knew for certain was that Britain was where I ought to have been. My second cousin accommodated me for the first nine months. However all was not right with me. I felt like a ticking time bomb. At any moment I would explode into tears as this was not how my life was supposed to be; living off the kindness of others, with no formally completed education or job prospects. This was not how I was supposed to live. So like an animal that was mortally wounded I sought out a private place to die. I moved away from west London to East London. East London is the home of the East...

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