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May 19, 2016
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May

Choosing a diverse company could be the key to your dream job

From #OscarsSoWhite and #BritsSoWhite to tennis player Novak Djokovic’s I-didn’t-mean-it-that-way gender pay gap comments, diversity is a hot topic in the media right now. But of course, as we all know: diversity is much more than a hashtag or fad, and rightly so. While celebrities and sportspeople alike might be putting these industries under the...
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Talking about inheritance with your family
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May

Talking about inheritance with your family

There are two certainties in life – death and taxes – and these are the very two things that no one likes to talk about. Yet, to avoid these two topics can mean a significant tax bill for your loved ones when they inherit from you. Remember, inheritance tax is a voluntary tax that you...
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Perm Bassi
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May

Inspirational Woman: Perm Bassi | Founder, Unique Therapies

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and what you do currently? At a young age after completing my Business qualifications I went into the corporate world to work at a Bank and then years later moved on to the Chamber’s of Commerce where the support came to merge the values of traditional Ancient Therapies...
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May

Men from Stylist wear heels for a day in response to high heels at work debate

The men from Stylist magazine’s London office have had a crack at wearing women’s high heels for a day in response to the high heels at work storm, which surfaced recently. Last week it was reported that receptionist Thorp was sent home from work after refusing to wear high heels for her nine hour shifts....
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Life of a Lady - equal pay
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May

Robin Wright follows Jennifer Lawrence and plays her (House of) cards for equal pay | Life of a Lady

Robin Wright has a hair style I would kill for but I don’t have the same cheek bones so haven’t bothered my hairdresser. It’s not the only thing for which I admire her. In the hugely popular political thriller House of Cards, Robin plays steely First Lady Claire Underwood, wife and co-conspirator of President Frank...
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business men shaking womans hand featured
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May

Britain is amongst the worst countries in Europe for gender diversity

  The UK is one of the worst countries in Europe for gender diversity at work, reveals a new report, despite continued efforts to close the gender gap. The new survey from Glassdoor Economic Research shows Britain ranking 11th out of 18 for gender equality, behind Sweden and Norway. The research took into account wages,...
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Rising Star Shortlist event featured image
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May

Rising Stars Shortlist Celebration 2016 | In images

On 17 May 2016, WeAreTheCity held the Rising Stars Shortlist event. Held at Bloomberg, London, the event brought together those shortlisted across 21 categories, judges, previous winners and speakers including BBC Radio 4’s Jane Garvey and leader of the Women’s Equality Party, Sophie Walker. We would like to thank Bloomberg and their staff for their...
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Happy women jumping
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May

How happy are you, really?

Have you ever stopped on your hamster wheel just for a moment and wondered if the pace your going at, or what you’re doing either matters or is serving you anymore? Maybe the dream you started chasing when you were Twenty-one may not be the one that you want today, and, now at 42 or...
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