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April 6, 2017
glasgow city football club new kit featured
06
Apr

Glasgow City Football Club launch new kit with inspiring message

Glasgow City Football Club have launched their new kit with an inspiring message. The away kit features the message: ‘You can’t be what you can’t see’, with the aim of inspiring the next generation and highlighting the lack of media coverage of women’s sports. Accompanying the new kit, Glasgow City have also released a video...
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peggy whitson featured
06
Apr

Female NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks spacewalking record

A female NASA astronaut has broken the spacewalking record, adding another achievement to her belt. Peggy Whitson broke the previous record held by NASA astronaut Sunita Williams of 50 hours and 40 minutes. Whitson is the world’s oldest and most experienced spacewoman and is currently in the midst of her third stint at the International...
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06
Apr

Government announces changes to a number of welfare benefits

The government has announced changes to welfare benefits that will affect parents and the disabled. The changes will affect Child Tax Credit, Disability Benefit and Housing Benefit. The new measures were originally announced by former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne in 2015, but have taken two years to come into effect. Child Tax Credit,...
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Sri Lanka
06
Apr

Solo in Sri Lanka

For some, a solo holiday is a journey out of the comfort zone: “Will I be safe?”, “Will I be lonely?” – but my biggest concern was “Who’s going to put sunscreen on my back?” I recently found myself with the urge for some last-minute winter sun but with all my friends having used up...
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06
Apr

Pepsi removes it’s controversial Kendall Jenner advert

Pepsi have now removed it’s latest advertisement after uproar on social media for it’s tasteless themes. Only released yesterday, the advert features Kendall Jenner leaving a photo-shoot to join a ‘peace rally’, before handing a police officer a Pepsi can to applause from the protesters. The ‘protest’ featured inoffensive generic signs held up by a...
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06
Apr

HutZero gov funded cyber security programme on the hunt for female entrepreneurs

HutZero is on the hunt for more female entrepreneurs to join its government funded cyber security programme. The HutZero programme is designed to guide and support early-stage cyber security entrepreneurs, providing them with the skills, mentoring and networking opportunities to turn their ideas into viable business initiatives. Applications are invited from individuals at any stage...
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06
Apr

Thousands of employers must publish their gender pay gap figures

Thousands of employers will have to publish their gender pay gap figures for the first time, as the government’s Gender Pay Gap Reporting goes live. Voluntary, private and public sector employers with 250 or more employees will be required to publish their figures by April 2018. The regulations will cover approximately 9,000 employers with over...
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women's equality party purse featured
06
Apr

New gender pay reporting won’t close the gap, says Women’s Equality Party

The new gender pay reporting legislation won’t close the gap, according to the Women’s Equality Party (WEP). The government’s new regulations are due to come into force today. It will require all employers with 250 or more employees to measure and report their gender pay gaps for the first time. It will also require them...
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