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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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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

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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peter rabbit, beatrix potter feature
28
Jul

Happy 150th Birthday, Beatrix Potter | Celebrating the author, illustrator and scientist

Today marks the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter, best known for her work as a children’s author and for her literary characters such as, Peter Rabbit, Tom Kitten and Jemima Puddle-Duck. Born in 1866 into a privileged family, Potter was taught by her governesses and spent most of her free time in the Lake District...
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Running the Business Marathon! (F)
28
Jul

Running the Business Marathon! | Rachel Walton, BMG

For me, day to day management at BMG means communicating between our nationwide offices, planning and executing strategy for future growth, and ensuring our workforce is in top shape for its next challenge. As you can imagine, managing this business requires a lot of concentration, preparation and cooperation! Commercial relocation means that a flexible and...
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