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April 21, 2017
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Apr

No heels at work petition is rejected by Government

The call for a ban on sexist dress codes at work has been rejected by the Government. The rejection means that employers can now continue to request that female employees wear heels, on the basis that men are made to dress to an “equivalent level of smartness”. The petition was debated in Parliament in March...
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21
Apr

Millennial women are “ashamed” of earning more than their partners

Millennial women feel “ashamed” of earning more than their partners, according to new research. A study conducted by Refinery29 found that many millennial women felt “ashamed”, “exhausted”, “tired” and even “resentful” that they earned more than their partners. However, the survey of 130 female breadwinners also found that these women did not mind being the...
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21
Apr

EPAA UK launches ‘Not Just A Girls Job’ campaign aimed at EA, PA and Secretary roles

EPAA UK has launched a campaign film for its ‘Not Just a Girls Job’ campaign, which is designed to challenge common assumptions and perceptions of the EA/PA/Secretary roles being a career just for women. According to industry statistics the gender split is currently around 97 per cent female vs. three per cent male. The campaign...
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21
Apr

How loud is your body language?

Do you think a lot about what to say? Do you carefully choose your words to craft a great question or comment? Do you think about the message you want to put across to someone else? We would guess that the answer is yes to most if not all of those questions. But what about...
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21
Apr

Women earn less than men as soon as they leave university

Female graduates earn less than their male counterparts as soon as they leave university, according to a new survey. The study conducted by Glassdoor found that women who graduate from American universities earn 11.5 per cent less than men. The research found that US male graduates earn on average $56,957 compared to women who earn...
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21
Apr

12 office desk hacks to improve your productivity | Infographic

Just making a few small changes to your desk space can maximise your performance and productivity at work. Try these simple desk hacks and see how much you improve your focus! Image credit: The Business Backer
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21
Apr

Inspirational Quotes: Queen Elizabeth II | British Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, a position she has held since 1952. She is also Head of the Commonwealth and Queen of 12 countries that have since become independent from Britain, including Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, Saint Lucia and Papua New Guinea. The Queen’s coronation took...
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21
Apr

Promoting working mothers

In 2016, Citizens Advice reported a 58 per cent increase in the number of women needing advice on maternity discrimination issues. Despite employment rights being protected by law whilst on maternity leave, many women worry that taking leave will negatively affect their career. Here, Claire Leigh director at Brampton Recruitment, discusses how career progression can...
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