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January 10, 2017
10
Jan

Political parties urged to increase female representation to 45 per cent or face fines

UK political parties that fail to take steps to ensure at least 45 per cent of all Parliament representatives are female should be forced to do so or face fines, according to the Women and Equalities Committee. A report conducted by the Women and Equalities Committee concluded that legislation should be introduced to increase the...
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Excellence in Diversity Awards featured
10
Jan

Nominations are now open | Excellence in Diversity Awards 2017 with The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers

  Nominations are now open for the 2017 Excellence in Diversity Awards with The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers. Inclusion affects us all. By excluding people because of their identity or background we lose skills, we lose talents, and we lose productivity and profit. For the first time ever, The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers...
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female fashion designer in creative industries featured
10
Jan

Creative industries that need more women

In the past 50 years, gender equality in the workplace has come leaps and bounds, but we are far off from complete gender equality, especially in certain industries. With the wage gap another pressing issue we will save for another day, what we shall discuss here and now is simply the lack of gender diversity...
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Emma Stone Life of a lady blog
10
Jan

Hollywood star Emma Stone can’t get her voice heard – can you?

“That’s an excellent suggestion, Miss Triggs Perhaps one of the men here would like to make it.” Every time I think women are getting their share of the workplace goodies I realise we’re still living in La La Land. What’s caught me up short are comments by two women: actress Emma Stone and one of...
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obesity at work
10
Jan

Learn to curb those cruel food cravings

Food cravings. We’ve all had them at one time or another. I’m not talking about the pregnancy tuna and chocolate pizza type but rather your straightforward hankering for a big plate of pasta, chips or the sweetness of chocolate. When the cravings begin, it’s hard to say ‘no’ your body – and bang goes your...
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Motherhood
10
Jan

Woman delay motherhood due to family background, study shows

Research has revealed that it is class and background, rather than education that has a greater impact on women becoming mothers. It has been widely presumed that a woman’s desire to go to higher education before starting a family was the reason women postponed motherhood, but now new research has been uncovered. Academics at the...
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Woman on a ladder searching
10
Jan

Ten simple rules to follow to guarantee success in your career

As a professional with over 10 years in business, I have been fortunate to have worked with some very successful executives around the globe. What follows is a brief outline of 10 simple rules that, if followed, will guarantee career success. Rule One – It’s your career! This first rule is about recognising that this...
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