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June 23, 2017
Wahaca
23
Jun

In conversation with Thomasina Miers | Co-Founder of Wahaca

WeAreTheCity sat down with Masterchef winner Thomasina Miers, who is the Co-Founder of the Wahaca chain of Mexican street food restaurants. Thomasina discusses falling in love with food, what she learned from the Masterchef experience, and addressing Britain’s ‘unhealthy working hours’. Where did your love of cooking come from? I have always loved cooking. I...
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star
23
Jun

Gillian Anderson and Kirsten Dunst amongst the women receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

  The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced the latest recipients of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The biggest names from the world of music, film and TV are honoured on the list, with a total of thirteen women featured. Those honoured with a star must donate $40,000 to the Hollywood Historic...
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bgc featured
23
Jun

Why work at BGC?

BGC Partners has a very prominent history. Find out the company’s rich past and why you should consider working there. BGC Partners was founded in 1945 as the financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald. In 2008, Cantor spun off its voice electronic brokerage arm into BGC. We have over 10,000 employees in 150 offices across 22...
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benefits cap
23
Jun

Single parents with children under two win high court battle over benefits cap

The High Court has ruled that imposing a benefit cap on single parents with children under two is unlawful. Four single parents took the Work and Pensions Secretary to court on behalf of 17,000 families with the court ruling in their favor yesterday. Their argument was that the cap discriminates against those who struggle to...
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celebration
23
Jun

Let’s celebrate! | Future Leaders Blog

Today Sweden celebrates Midsummer’s Eve, one of the countries biggest public holidays, steeped in tradition linked to nature and outdoor pursuits. And as one of us is Swedish, this prompts us to bring up the subject of celebration today. Are you celebrating enough? Do you stop and reflect on efforts, learning, achievements and successes? And...
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female soldiers, flexible working featured
23
Jun

Armed Forces to introduce flexible working in a bid to keep talent

The Armed Forces is to introduce flexible working, in a bid to keep talented service men and women. The changes will deliver a career, which is as flexible as possible by allowing service personnel to work part time for short periods, as long as the operational effectiveness of the military is maintained. The Armed Forces...
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23
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Charlotte Wright | Project Manager, Highways England

Charlotte Wright is a Project Manager at Highways England. Here she shares her career journey so far with WeAreTheCity. Did you ever sit down and plan your career? Not until I was about 19, when I got my job in a local authority highways department.  I then planned for the next stage. The years of...
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