• When did you join Ovation? September 2011
  • What makes you cry? Rainy days and sad songs
  • What was the first record you bought? Kerrang! The album - on CD - not vinyl record.
  • Who would you most like to have for dinner? Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bill Hicks, Michael Jackson, Ricky Gervais, Johnny Depp, Tim Burton & Stephen Fry of course. (Bit crowded!)
  • What makes you laugh? Ricky Gervais and my own family
  • One thing you would like to do before you die? Star in a film

Hayley Watts

Finance Administrator

I joined Ovation after working briefly as a Library Assistant (I wasn’t allowed to call myself a ‘Librarian’), however I had already spent quite some time in an ‘office environment’, so it was easy to come back to it, plus the colleagues I have here make it all the more bearable, sorry, enjoyable.

Being at Ovation gives me a bit of a sense of individuality, it really isn’t like other companies I’ve worked for. Ovation has a really honest work ethic. Being in a smaller office is quite good as we all work closely and rely on each other and have a bit of a giggle, whilst working very hard of course.

I’m in the process of getting a proper hobby, but in my spare time I enjoy eating, watching films and grisly documentaries, laughing, listening to music, seeing my pals, watching films, and eating….

Blog: How Can A Financial Adviser Help You Be Happy?

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December 8, 2019

Episode 55 – Overcoming Anxiety with Nick Elston

In this episode Chris, David and Producer Tommo share a chat with the inspirational Nick Elston. Following on from his spellbinding talk at the Financial Wellbeing Conference, Nick talks about his personal experiences with anxiety and how this led to becoming a professional speaker. With top tips on what you can do to overcome money … Continued

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