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October 25, 2016
BHP Billiton
25
Oct

BHP Aims for 50% female workforce by 2025

Andrew Mackenzie, CEO of mining company BHP Billiton, released a statement on Thursday stating that half of his workforce will be female by 2025. The ambitious move would mark a dramatic restructuring of the typically male-dominated industry, as BHP’s workforce is currently just 17% female. Mackenzie unveiled the plan to 65,000 staff on the eve...
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gender pay-gap woman stressed in desk
25
Oct

Half of CEO’s believe gender pay-gap is due to ‘natural prejudice’

A study by Xactly has revealed that 49% of UK executives believe that the gender pay-gap is ‘a natural prejudice against women’. The research aimed to explore the reasons behind the gap and it’s repercussions, and discovered that 62% of those surveyed think that women taking time out of their careers to have children is...
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Spark 21
25
Oct

09/11/2016: Spark 21 Conference 2016

First 100 Years invite you to join us on 9 November 2016 for an inspirational day of positive debate about the future of women in law.  Attend our second flagship conference, SPARK21, on 9th November 2016, chaired by Dame Jenni Murray from Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. We are pleased to announce that the day will be closed by Lord...
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mother being a role model to daughter featured
25
Oct

More female role models needed to improve workplace equality

An increase in female role models is needed to improve workplace equality, according to new research. A new study, commissioned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics), found that of those surveyed 43 per cent believed that the appointment of a woman as prime minister would help to improve gender diversity in business. However,...
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Alice and Rosie Equi
25
Oct

Inspirational Women: Rosie & Alice | Founders of Equi

Equi London is an authentic creation thanks to the duality of expert nutritionist Alice and city professional Rosie. Friends for over a decade, journeying through university years and into the hectic London lifestyle together, both Rosie and Alice have remained close friends from day one. Never being ones to miss out on the fun, they...
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25
Oct

The Power of Listening

Stop and listen: unless you embrace the power of listening, you won’t be an effective communicator! We live in a noisy world, where it is perceived that the loudest are the most successful. However listening: to your boss, your clients, your colleagues and friends have huge benefits and results to anyone! Speaking to leading Event...
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