• 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: Reasons to be cheerful!

It might seem a bit of a paradox to some that investment markets have largely recovered since the unprecedented falls caused by the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic, in the face of a constant flow of negative news e.g. contracting economies, predictions of mass unemployment. A big question, why is the market appearing to be … Continued

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Episode 65 – Amy Florian on Grief, Loss & Transitions

We all struggle with grief, loss and moments of transition in our lives. Grief can come from many areas, whether that be from the death of a loved one or a change in life that leads to something being left behind. Chris talks to a grief specialist Amy Florian about how we can deal with … Continued

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