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November 7, 2017
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Does the definition of ‘smart business wear’ apply to you?

Does the definition of ‘smart business wear’ apply to you? And what does smart business wear for women mean? Telling employees what not to wear was famously documented by the case of secretary Nicola Thorp, who was sent home by her employee PwC for not wearing high heels. This prompted the House of Commons to...
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One in 20 new mums will be “made redundant during pregnancy, while on maternity leave or shortly after returning to work”

One in 20 new mums will be “made redundant during pregnancy, while on maternity leave or shortly after returning to work”, according to a new report. Maternity Action, a charity supporting pregnant women and new mothers, released the report, which urges the government to take action against pregnancy discrimination. The charity has accused the government...
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07
Nov

‘Gossip Girl’ actor Ed Westwick Accused of Rape

Gossip Girl actor Ed Westwick has been accused of raping an actress — Kristina Cohen, three years ago. On Monday, actress Kristina Cohen wrote a lengthy Facebook post, admitting that she was raped by Ed Westwick. Westwick, the 30-year-old British actor, is best known for his role as Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl. In the...
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Nov

Public Health England urge more women to attend smear tests

Public Health England (PHE) are urging more women to attend life-saving smear tests. The fresh appeal targets young women to take up the invitation of a cervical cancer test, as new figures published show a fall in the number of 25 to 29-year-old women being tested. NHS Digital statistics show a fall in the number...
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07
Nov

In Her Shoes: Lauren White | Lloyds Banking Group

Lauren joined the graduate scheme at Lloyds Bank after graduating from the University of York. Since then she’s had a range of placements across the Commercial Bank based in London; post the graduate scheme Lauren joined the wider Capital Markets department as an analyst before joining the Infrastructure & Energy team within CB Markets earlier...
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Nov

Over 150,000 workers set to benefit from increase in the Living Wage

Over 150,000 workers are set to benefit from a voluntary increase to the Living Wage. The UK Living Wage is set to increase by 30p to £8.75, while the London Living Wage will increase by 45p to £10.20. The increase comes after a new report conducted by KPMG found that 5.5 million people across the...
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07
Nov

Netflix officially cuts ties with Kevin Spacey

Netflix has officially cut all ties with Kevin Spacey, after the actor was accused of sexual assault and misconduct by multiple men. The streaming service began airing House of Cards back in 2013, and was starting to film it’s sixth season when the allegations against Spacey were uncovered. Netflix has also decided not to release...
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Nov

How to become a LinkedIn power user

Did you know that over 70% of employers use LinkedIn as a part of their recruitment process? So if you are planning to give your career a boost and find a better job, or climb to the next rung on your professional ladder, the key to finding your dream position could be your LinkedIn profile....
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