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September 11, 2017
Oprah Winfrey
11
Sep

Oprah Winfrey almost went on strike over gender pay gap

Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she threatened to go on strike in the 80’s unless her female producers were given a pay rise. Winfrey shared her story as part of TIME’s project on 46 trailblazing women who are changing the world. Speaking about an incident in 1986 following her syndication, Oprah said “I was making a...
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Jessica Alba
11
Sep

Jessica Alba discusses running a business: “You have to appreciate you can’t know it all”

Actress and business owner Jessica Alba has opened up about the challenges of running a business. Speaking to Harpers Bazaar, Alba discussed the criticisms and setbacks her firm, The Honest Company has faced over the last year. The eco-friendly consumer goods company has been forced to recall their baby wipes, “out of an abundance of...
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11
Sep

11/10/2017–12/10/2017: WEConnect International Europe Conference

WeAreTheCity  has partnered with WEConnect International and our readers receive 15 per cent off ticket prices with the discount code WECI2017. Are you interested in doing business with multi-national corporations like Intel, IBM, Accenture and Bristol-Myers Squibb? Then this conference is for you! WEConnect International is a corporate-led non-profit and their goal is to connect...
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employment disputes in a courtroom featured
11
Sep

Fees for employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful – what does this mean for those pursuing claims against their employers?

Since 2013 those issuing claims in the Employment Tribunal were required to pay an issue fee, unless they qualified for remission and, a further fee payable before the actual hearing. Failure to pay these fees led to claims being rejected or dismissed. Unsurprisingly, the introduction of fees led to a significant reduction in the number...
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sad-businesswoman-featured
11
Sep

Praise the setbacks! | Future Leaders Blog

It can be tempting to constantly wish for great results and going from success to success. Smooth sailing basically. But that’s rarely how it is, is it? We all experience setbacks, we all make mistakes. And it’s supposed to be that way. Progress requires setbacks; the only sure way to avoid failure is not to...
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national work life week featured
11
Sep

Get ready for National Work Life Week | Coming to your workplace from 2 – 6 October 2017

National Work Life Week is fast approaching and employers and employees across the UK are making plans to mark the week. The week is an annual campaign run by Working Families, the UK’s work life balance charity and its aim is to shine a light on the importance of wellbeing at work and work life...
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