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July 14, 2016
Construction industry needs to become more female-friendly to tackle employee shortage (F)
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Jul

Construction industry needs to become more female-friendly to tackle employee shortage

The construction industry must become more attractive to women and female friendly is if it is to beat the skills shortages with women in construction, claims one company. One Way, a specialist construction and rail recruiter, conducted recent analysis and found that employers must look to address the construction sector’s environments, if they want to...
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Inspirational Woman - Emma Gill (F)
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Emma Gill | Director, Head of Manchester office at Vardags

Did you ever sit down and plan your career? Yes and no. I decided aged 10 I wanted to be a lawyer. I’m not quite sure why because no one in my family had even been to university. Once I was fixed on that goal, then I set about planning. I knew all the routes...
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14
Jul

Theresa May tipped to hire more females to top roles during her first full day as Prime Minister

Theresa May is tipped to elect more female MPs to her cabinet today as she continues the hiring and firing process during her first day as Prime Minister. Already filling several top roles in her re-shuffle, it is anticipated that a significant amount of the senior roles left will be given to women. These include...
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14
Jul

Why UK businesses shouldn’t make women choose between having a career or a family

The gender gap is a well-trodden subject in the UK when it comes to businesses. Many potential solutions and a whole host of high-profile voices have had their say but I still believe that the vast majority are missing the most feasible and sensible way to help bridge this gap. Flexible working is a concept...
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7 Ways to get ahead on your retirement plan (F)
14
Jul

7 Ways to get ahead on your retirement plan

Pensions are constantly in the news. With George Osborne’s March 2015 budget allowing access to pension pots and then further changes in the lifetime allowance announced in his summer budget of 2015, planning for your future can become confusing. Here are 7 ways to get ahead and get the most from your pension plan. Get...
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WeAreTheCity Rising Stars Winners Celebrations 2016 video
14
Jul

Top 100 winners celebration video – WeAreTheCity’s 2016 Rising Star Awards

WeAreTheCity presented the winners of the Top 100 Rising Star awards with their trophies on 30 June, in a ceremony at Barclays, London. Over 200 winners, sponsors, judges and guests attended and enjoyed a champagne reception. The audience were welcomed by Vanessa Vallely, WeAreTheCity Managing Director; Sally Clark, Chief Internal Auditor, Barclays; and Caroline Dinenage,...
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Should women become doctors? (F)
14
Jul

Should women become doctors?

It sounds like a ridiculous question to ask in this day and age, and yet the role of women in medicine has been debated more and more in recent years. Back in 1865, when Elizabeth Garrett Anderson became the first female physician and surgeon, women in medicine were unheard of. She had to fight tooth...
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