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July 28, 2016
28
Jul

Women of the Future Awards open for nominations

Nominations for the Women of the Future Awards are now open. Supported by Aviva the Women of the Future Awards celebrate young successful women in Britain. Last year a paralympic athlete, a composer and the first female tailor on Saville Row were amongst the winners. Jo Vickers, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, who was featured on the 2014...
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WOW Talks Logo
28
Jul

1,000 young women to be inspired by tech role models at WOW Talks//Women in Tech event

1,000 young women are set to be inspired by technology role models in an event organised by WOW Talks. With the support of Accenture and in partnership with Next Tech Girls the WOW Talks//Women in Tech will take place on 20 September at the Royal Geographical Society. Women working within the tech sector will offer...
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MInd the Gap (F), gender pay gap
28
Jul

Mind the Gap: A report on the UK’s Technology Skills Gap

Over the past several years, successive British governments have prioritised growing the tech industry as a way to ensure that the UK economy can thrive in an increasingly digital world; and those results have paid off. According to recent statistics, the UK’s thriving digital industry is now worth £161bn to the economy and supports more...
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28
Jul

UK companies lack data, security, Python, Ruby, UI and UX talent

The tech sector lacks talented candidates in data, security, Python, Ruby, UI and UX, according to report into IT skills. The report, by Hired, investigated supply, demand, interview requests and job offers. Demand for security engineers spiked by 234% in the last 18 months alone and in addition the report found that the average salary...
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28
Jul

80 is the new 60

City Eye has always called for more women at all levels and it seems someone was listening. Mature women, women of experience, wise women or MEWs (Mature Experienced Women), as they are sometimes known, are role models hidden in plain sight. These are not merely role models for high achieving women, they also show that...
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graduate students celebrating their graduation featured
28
Jul

Female students expect to earn 14 per cent less than men

Female students can expect to earn 14 per cent less than their male counterparts, according to a new survey. Save the Student’s National Student Money Survey 2016 found that of those surveyed, female students expected to make just £19,662 in their first graduate role, while male students expected to earn £22,988. This is a gender...
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28
Jul

RBS sets 30% pledge for women in senior roles across all business areas

RBS has pledged to achieve 30% female representation across its senior roles, in a bid to surpass the recommendations set by the Davies review. Speaking at a roundtable discussion Group Human Resources Director Elaine Arden said the number of women in senior roles at the bank has increased to 32% in two years, but RBS...
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28
Jul

Ensure your business stays on track this summer

The schools have broken up for the summer and people have holidays on their mind. For many businesses, however, having to cope with the disruption to working patterns and covering missing employees, can be a very stressful time. In this article, HR expert and founder of The HR Hub, Claire Ward advises on how to...
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