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July 7, 2016
Feminism making women unhappy finds wellbeing study (F)
07
Jul

Feminism making women unhappy finds wellbeing study

The happiness gap between men and women has narrowed, with suggestions that feminism could be making women less happy according to wellbeing figures. The statistics reported by the Telegraph revealed that women are still marginally happier than men and have continued to get happier. The results found that the happiness gap between men and women...
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07
Jul

PwC aims to bridge the diversity gap with promotion of new partners

PwC UK is aiming to bridge the diversity gap by appointing 17 more women as equity partners within the firm. In total, PwC has promoted 61 new partners this year, the biggest number ever. The company now has 969 partners of which women make up 28 per cent. PwC have promoted from across a varied...
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07
Jul

Changes to cervical cancer screening will help prevent cervical cancer

The process of cervical cancer screening is changing and will allow women access to more accurate tests, in the aim of preventing the disease. After a successful pilot scheme, the new screening will be rolled out across England. This new test will be the first and main screening test for cervical disease. At the moment,...
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07
Jul

BBC appoints its first female deputy director general

The BBC has appointed Anne Bulford as its first female deputy director general. Bulford previously held the role of finance chief but is taking on the new role in which she will be responsible for the BBC’s marketing and audience divisions, as well as managing finance, operations, human resources, legal and engineering departments. With this...
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07
Jul

How to Keep Growing in Your Career

The assumption we’re going to make at the outset is that you know you have to keep growing in your career. If you want a frightening metaphor, think of swimming in a rising tide, where you absolutely understand why you have to be fit enough to live with the increasingly difficult conditions you find yourself...
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07
Jul

Sir Philip Hampton and Dame Helen Alexander call for a boost for women in business and in the boardroom

Top business leaders from across Britain’s most influential and successful companies are being asked to boost women in business and in the boardroom. Sir Philip Hampton, Chair of GlaxoSmithKline and Dame Helen Alexander, Chair of UBM will lead an event today to undertake a review on improving female representation in leadership positions of British business...
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07
Jul

Women in Business Council gains a new Chair

The Women in Business Council (WBC) has announced that Cilla Snowball CBE, Group Chairman and Chief Executive of AMV BBDO, will be taking over as their new Chair. Snowball will replace the previous Chair of the Women in Business Council, Baroness McGregor-Smith, who has stepped down from her role after four years. Baroness McGregor-Smith will...
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07
Jul

9 ways you could be sabotaging your success

The fact that we see more women running powerful companies today than ever before shows that the “boys’ club” is finally starting to crack. There are more brilliant women in important positions than ever: Marilyn Herson is a 32-year veteran and CEO of Lockheed Martin, the formidable defense company. Marissa Mayer is the very young...
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