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January 26, 2017
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Jan

Pregnant women and new mums to get extra protections from redundancy

Pregnant women and expectant mums are to get extra protections from redundancy, the government has announced. In response to a report released by the Women and Equalities Select Committee, the government has revealed that it is committed to make sure new and expectant mothers have sufficient protections from redundancy in the workplace. The Department for...
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rising star 2017
26
Jan

Business leaders show their support for WeAreTheCity’s 2017 Rising Star awards

Now in their second year, the WATC Rising Star Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. These awards will recognise and celebrate 100 female individual contributors across 20 different industries that represent the leaders & role models of tomorrow.We are extremely proud to receive the support of...
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26
Jan

Inspirational Quotes: Anne Frank | Diarist and writer

Anne Frank was a German-born diarist and writer. She is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust and her diary, The Diary of a Young Girl, is one of the world’s most widely known books. Born in Frankfurt, Anne and her family moved to Amsterdam when the Nazis gained control over Germany....
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Working from home with small children featured
26
Jan

From CEO to motherhood and back again (with a baby in tow)

For a lot of business owners, handing over the reins (even for a short amount of time) can be a big ask. As CEO of a marketing agency that I bootstrapped into existence during the recession, I completely understand where they’re coming from. But, as a recovering workaholic, I’m all too aware of the flaws...
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26
Jan

Happy 125th Birthday, Bessie Coleman | Celebrating the first African-American female pilot

Today marks the 125th birthday of Bessie Coleman, the first female, African-American and the first of Native American decent, to gain a pilot’s licence. In 1921, Coleman was awarded an international pilot licence and in 1922, she became the first to stage a public flight in the United States. “The air is the only place...
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26
Jan

Jayne-Anne Gadhia talks gender equality, diversity & flexible working at the Women in Finance Summit

“With more technology today, why do I have to be here?’ As long as your work gets done, I don’t think you have to be.” Flexible working was a hot topic at the 2017 Women in Finance Summit and is something that Virgin Money CEO, Jayne-Anne Gadhia feels shouldn’t be a barrier to getting more...
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Networking - Twitter Chat
26
Jan

Why Network Marketing?

This is a question that I am asked a lot and has spawned a series of articles – this is part one In 2013, my best friend was introduced to Network Marketing and fell in love with the concept. At that time, after selling my own business that I had built over the previous decade;...
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Why You 2017 Edition revised featured
26
Jan

Recommended Read: Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again | James Reed

You can’t prepare an answer for every interview question. So, of the thousands of questions they might ask, which ones will they ask? After extensive research among hundreds of interviewers and thousands of interviewees, finally here’s the book that will give you the answer. Why You? is based on direct input from top interviewers in...
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