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July 21, 2017
London Hughes
21
Jul

London Hughes | The feminist Comedian, Presenter and Actress on changing the entertainment industry: “BAME stories are used to tick boxes and fill quotas”

Fast becoming a BAME icon, London Hughes, a socially conscious comedian, is one to watch in the entertainment industry. Taking a break from her ITV weekend morning show Scrambled, Hughes is now hard at work on London Hughes: Superstar, which she’s taking to Edinburgh next month. When London Hughes was growing up, she discovered that...
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21
Jul

Marcello: Love in the City | 5 | The day I fired a family man

This is a serialisation of the novel ‘Marcello: Love in the City’. After failing to befriend an icy colleague, Marcello is called upon to dismiss an emotional manager. Jeremy from Loan Operations walked in. He was a middle-aged mess of balding angst. I shook his hand and poured him a water. “Thanks for coming, Jeremy,”...
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21
Jul

Theresa May’s approval rating is the “worst in history”

Theresa May has the lowest satisfaction rating in history for a Prime Minister in the month after an election, according to poll. The Evening Standard new poll also put Jeremy Corbyn in front, overtaking May for the first time. The data was collated by Ipsos MORI, who interviewed 1,071 adults across Great Britain in July....
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21
Jul

31 per cent of women think that everyone’s pay should be publicly available

31 per cent of women think that everyone’s pay should be publicly available, according to a recent YouGov survey. The survey of over 4,000, also found that 26 per cent of males believed salaries should be publicly available. While not all thought that salaries should be public knowledge, of those surveyed 19 per cent of...
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jane garvey and emily maitlis featured
21
Jul

Ten female BBC presenters considering legal action over gender pay gap row

A group of at least ten female BBC presenters are considering legal action over the gender pay gap at the organisation. The women are grouping together in a bid to make a case against the BBC, after the organisation’s huge gender pay gap was revealed. The report into salaries revealed a large pay gap between...
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birthday
21
Jul

Celebrating one year of Future Leaders Blog with a giveaway

Wow! We can’t believe it’s been a year already, but it has. For the last year we’ve shared thoughts on leadership that can help you prepare for the future as a leader, whether you are already in a leadership role or if you aspire to be. Or even if you act as an informal leader,...
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Brenda Hale featured
21
Jul

Brenda Hale to become the first female president of UK Supreme Court

Brenda Hale is to become the first female President of the UK Supreme Court. Lady Hale is expected to be confirmed as the President in an announcement by Downing Street, according to The Times. Lady Hale is currently the Deputy President of the Supreme Court, already making her the UK’s most senior judge. Lady Hale...
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21
Jul

Nearly half of young people have taken an unpaid internship in the UK

Nearly half of young people have taken an unpaid internship in the UK, a survey has revealed. The research, conducted by Prospects, found that young people are more likely to work as an intern unpaid than receive a wage. The graduate careers expert asked nearly 9,000 16 to 25 year olds about the types of...
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