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March 7, 2016
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07
Mar

Women earn £300,000 less than men over their careers

Women are likely to earn £300,000 less than their male counterparts during their lifetime of work, according to new research out today. Analysis by specialist recruitment firm Robert Half suggested that on average men are paid 24% more than women each year, translating into £5,732. This means over an average working career of 52 years,...
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07
Mar

Flexible working needed to stop female teachers quitting education

Schools need to adopt flexible working in order to keep female teachers and help to solve the teacher shortage, claims a leading education think-tank. The Policy Exchange think-tank found that between the years 2008 and 2012, one in four of all teachers who quit were women aged between 30 and 39. The report, written in...
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07
Mar

First Northern Power Women awards crowned nine inspirational winners from across the region

More than 400 people enjoyed the awards at Manchester Hilton Hotel on March 3, which saw 51 people shortlisted in nine categories that had been selected from 700 nominations. NPW awards, hosted by BBC Newsround presenter Leah Boleto, were open to men and women and launched to recognise, showcase and celebrate the exceptional role models,...
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07
Mar

Lucille Mayer, CIO of Client Experience Delivery, talks technology and women in leadership in Diversity Careers magazine

Lucille Mayer, CIO of Client Experience Delivery, was recently featured in a Diversity Careers in Engineering & Information Technology management column on how leaders approach change. “Lucille is leading exciting change at the global investments company,” the article said. “But she’s also a leader in helping women achieve leadership – and helping everyone achieve success.”...
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07
Mar

Women: Investing with a Purpose

American women represent an economic powerhouse. They control two-thirds of household spending—and 70% of intergenerational wealth transfer over the next 40 years. But how well are they being served by advisors? Women: Investing With A Purpose reveals a wide gap between what female clients need from advisors—and what they’re actually getting. It portrays a demographic...
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07
Mar

Women-led companies driving force of UK economy, finds report celebrating International Women’s Day

Women-led businesses are leading the charge across the UK, new data has revealed to mark International Women’s Day. 
The data revealed that the average business annual turnover is 11,284,634, however women-led average annual turnover stands at 11,719,080. The open-government and LinkedIN data-sets reveal how women-led UK companies grow, perform and rank. The data, compiled by...
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Life of a Lady Feature
07
Mar

So where do you go for business advice?

Would you believe …. the Government? Women are generally more afraid of failure than their male counterparts, according to research which found that in all but seven of the countries surveyed, women represent a minority of the nation’s entrepreneurs. The seven economies where there are as many or more women as men entrepreneurs are Panama,...
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07
Mar

Lack of women in the workforce is so much more than just an equality issue, claims new report

The gender pay gap would benefit businesses, the UK economy and society as a whole, not just equality, according to a new report out today. ‘Women’s Careers: What helps? What hinders?’ a report written by Gill Amos and commissioned by 10Eighty, found that networking, coaching, personal branding were important in helping a woman’s career. Maternity,...
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