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November 14, 2017
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Nov

Female cast of ‘One Tree Hill’ accuse show boss Mark Schwahn of sexual harassment

The female cast members and crew of TV series “One Tree Hill” have written a letter accusing former showrunner Mark Schwahn of sexual harassment. On Monday, the cast members and crew, including star Sophia Bush, wrote that they “have chosen this forum to stand together in support of Audrey Wauchope and one another” following statements...
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Nov

Two thirds of British workers would prefer to work 8am until 4pm

Two thirds of UK workers would prefer to begin work at 8 and finish at 4, a new survey has found. The study by YouGov suggested that starting work at 8am and finishing at 4pm came out as the most popular option, with 25 per cent of respondents choosing to work those hours. Another 13...
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Facebook
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Nov

Facebook expands its #SheMeansBusiness programme to 50,000 women

Facebook has announced plans to expand its #SheMeansBusiness progamme to 50,000 women, after exceeding its target. The social media group launched the #SheMeansBusiness programme in 2016, and reached its target of training 10,000 prospective female entrepreneurs in 2017. As a result of the success of the programme, Facebook announced that it plans to educate 50,000...
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Nov

Barbie unveils first doll wearing a hijab

Barbie has unveiled its first hijab-wearing doll, in honour of Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first American Olympian to compete while wearing a hijab. Muhammad is the latest honouree of Barbie’s Shero program that recognises women who break boundaries to inspire the next generation of girls. Other Shero dolls include Ashley Graham, Gabby Douglas and Ava Duvernay....
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Nov

Bet365 chief executive Denise Coates is the UK’s highest-paid boss

Co-founder and chief executive of Bet365 paid herself £199 million last year, making her the highest-paid boss in Britain. On top of her £199m salary, Coates also collected £18m in dividend payments. Her £199,305,000 payout is more than 1,300 times that of the prime minister. Bet365 earned a £525m profit for the 2016/17 financial year,...
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Nov

Pret comes under fire after employee is seen wearing a “I am new, kiss me” badge

Sandwich shop, Pret, has come under fire after a female employee was spotted wearing a, “I am new, kiss me” badge. The badge was first spotted by journalist, Bella Mackie who tweeted a picture and wrote, “Come on Pret, it’s kind of gross to make new female employees wear this badge.” Come on @Pret, it’s...
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Nov

Job of the week: Deputy Director of Service Design and Standards | London

This is an opportunity to build on the success of UK government over past 5 years to play a leading role in driving the transformational change towards end to end service delivery. This role will be responsible for setting the standards for end to end service design and delivery across the UK government. It will...
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Nov

What makes a good communicator?

Ah, communication. It’s the one word we dread to hear used in a sentence, whether that sentence is ‘we’re just not communicating any more, Steve’ or ‘we’re looking for someone who’s able to communicate effectively’. Because good communication, for all you might understand its basic definition, isn’t something one can easily sum up. So, what...
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