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October 7, 2016
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Oct

2016 Black British Business Award Winners Revealed

A week into Black History Month, leading figures in Britain’s business community have been awarded for their achievements at the 2016 Black British Business Awards. The awards, which recognise rising stars in categories including finance, technology, arts and sciences, took place at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London on 6th October 2016, with over...
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Oct

UK has the lowest proportion of female judges within the EU

The UK has the lowest proportion of female judges within the European Union, according to a new report. The research, released by the Council of Europe, found that across England and Wales only 30 per cent of judges were female. This figure falls to 23 per cent in Scotland and Ireland. Slovenia, Latvia and Romania...
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Oct

Recruitment firm comes under fire over specifications for ‘attractive women’

A London-based recruitment firm has come under fire for posting job advertisements that specify wanting ‘attractive women’. Matching Models currently has a number of job ads on their website including a ‘sexy driver’ and a PA who must have ‘long brown hair with a B-C [bra] cup’. Matching Models calls themselves ‘the employment agency for...
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Oct

University of Oxford: A passionate proponent of women’s entrepreneurship as a force for change

University of Oxford: A passionate proponent of women’s entrepreneurship as a force for change The Oxford Executive MBA class is extremely diverse, both in terms of nationalities represented and the gender balance in the class. Around a third of the class each year is composed of female students (37% for January 2016). Oxford has a...
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Oct

04/11/2016: VW Rising: Equipping women in financial services conference | Visible Women

Join Visible Women for their VW Rising: Equipping women in financial services conference in London on 4th November and take advantage of our special discount. As a leadership campaign we exist to combat the distinct lack of female role models and mentors in senior roles and male-dominated industries. We have a dynamic network of over 5,000 members and have been...
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Oct

Inspirational Woman: Lucy Parsons | Founder of Life More Extraordinary

Lucy Parsons is the founder of Life More Extraordinary, where she coaches high-achieving 15 – 18 year olds in how to get top exam grades and get into the best universities. Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I was brought up on sheep farm in the village of Welford in...
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Oct

Take 10 Together | Starting the Conversation

Mental ill health in the workplace is a growing issue with one in six working age adults experiencing depression, anxiety or stress-related issues at any one time. With World Mental Health Day on 10th October, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is calling on employers to find out how they can support the mental wellbeing...
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