About Bisi LamikanraBisi has over 30 years advisory experience with KPMG. She is currently Partner and Head of the Management Consulting Practice of KPMG Professional Services, Nigeria. She has extensive experience in institutional diagnostics, enterprise transformation and restructuring, business process reengineering, business integration and strategy, organisation structure design, Project management, HR and systems advisory services.
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According to an International Labour Organisation (ILO) report sub-Saharan Africa has the world’s highest proportion (40%) of women who are just contributing family workers and are only supportive of the primary income earner. Only 15% of sub-Saharan African women are salaried (in developed countries it’s around 90%), and for most a job is not about building a career but about survival. In spite of the fact that women play such a key role in the home, and economy, they are not properly recognised and rewarded for their contribution.
We are pleased to present the premier edition of our Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Study in Nigeria – titled: Strengthening access to finance for MSMEs in Nigeria, a collaborative effort of KPMG Nigeria and Enterprise Development Centre, a centre of the Pan Atlantic University. The survey which polled over 3,000 entrepreneurs, 18 banks and government/ multilateral agencies was conducted between November 2013 and March 2014.
The Nigerian banking landscape continues to face significant headwinds on its bottomline – both from the topline and costs.
So how has Nigeria’s biggest and most profitable bank transformed into a social media leader? The bank initially became interested in social media in 2009, when it recognized that a fan page had sprung up on Facebook. It knew that surrendering part of its brand to outsiders – some of whom may not even be customers – could be harmful to its reputation.