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August 7, 2017
07
Aug

Marcello: Love in the City | 7 | Why women prefer my brother over me

This is a serialisation of the novel ‘Marcello: Love in the City’. After a string of flailed dates, Marcello (City worker and obscure dating blogger) meets his suave, older brother Dan for drinks. I bought two pints of Peroni and we took up a table in the corner. The Greyhound used to be a notoriously...
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CatherineMayer featured
07
Aug

Catherine Mayer is suing Time magazine for ‘sex and age discrimination’

Journalist and co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party, Catherine Mayer is suing Time magazine for ‘sex and age discrimination’. Mayer, who had worked for Time magazine since 2004, is suing her former employer over claims of “male cronyism.” After being promoted to Europe regional editor, Mayer alleges that she was forced to hire Matt McAllester...
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07
Aug

Menopausal women should be allowed desk fans, concludes government report

Offices should be installing desk fans to help women through the menopause, a government report has concluded. The report from the Government Equalities Office, found that many menopausal women struggle in traditional office environments. Some women find their menopausal symptoms to debilitating that they are forced to reduce their hours or quit their job completely....
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07
Aug

Job of the week: Associate Director of Media Relations | London

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate Director of Media Relations, EMEA. This is an incredibly exciting time to join the global corporate media relations team at BNY Mellon. Primary Responsibilities of this role include: MEDIA RELATIONS • Support the Director of Media Relations – EMEA in identifying and pursuing key opportunities that advance and...
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office, senior woman in accountancy
07
Aug

Leading through change, what impact are you having?

  “Whosoever desire constant success must change his conduct with the times” Niccolo Machiavelli Change Change Change – how are we leading it, managing it or not? Let’s look at a story about change and the impact of a leader who is further along the change curve than anyone else and who has not consulted...
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cambridge university featured
07
Aug

Cambridge University under fire as gender pay gap is revealed

Cambridge University has come under fire over its gender pay gap, as it is revealed that less than one in seven of its top paid staff are woman. Out of the 123 staff earning over £140,000 a year, just 17 are women, according to figures released after a Freedom of Information request. The information request...
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07
Aug

Business icon Dame Helen Alexander dies aged 60

The First female president of the Confederation of British Industry, Dame Helen Alexander,  has died aged 60.  Dame Helen, who had been battling cancer for several years, was married and had three children. The Economist Group, of whom Alexander was chief executive from 1997-2008, described her as “self-effacing but a world-class networker”. Her long and...
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