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May 4, 2017
election
04
May

General Election: The battle begins (officially)

After the shambles that was 2016, I know we were all hoping for a bigger, brighter 2017 that would bound into the picture with some serious bandage-like solutions for every part of the post-Brexit, post-Trump disaster. No such luck. Yesterday marked the formal dissolution of parliament and the official start of the general election campaign,...
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Barbara Windsor
04
May

Dame Barbara Windsor opens up having five abortions: “I went through a lot of mental stress”

The Eastenders and Carry On actress has spoken out about the implications of having five abortions throughout her life. In a candid interview before her 80th birthday, the star discussed the things she regrets most in her life, including terminating five pregnancies. Dame Barbara’s first abortion was at twenty when she and her musician boyfriend Cliff...
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joanna lumley
04
May

Joanna Lumley to be honoured with the BAFTA fellowship

The Absolutely Fabulous actress will receive BAFTA’s highest honour at this year’s British Academy Television Awards. Joanna Lumley will join the likes of Sir Bruce Forsyth, Julie Walters and Sir David Attenborough in recognition of “an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or games” throughout their career. The actress is widely known for her...
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04
May

Creating your own brand

When it comes to being a professional woman, it can often be tough to gain the courage to promote yourself as a valuable asset. This is evidenced by the countless resources we find online about women lacking confidence or struggling from imposter syndrome. These issues in turn often stem from the ‘double bind’ women find...
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Happy employment female
04
May

Healthy career, happy home: Why career progression is the key to professional and personal success

There are many things that can cause friction in a relationship – from dividing up the daily chores to fighting over the TV remote – but your job shouldn’t be one of them. Unfortunately however, according to recent research we commissioned at PageGroup, it appears our careers are causing more havoc at home than they...
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