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March 7, 2018
Sarah Brown featured
07
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Sarah Brown | President of children’s charity Theirworld and Executive Chair of the Global Business Coalition for Education

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I care passionately about global education and health issues and my work brings together the worlds of business, philanthropy, social media and charity campaigning. I’m President of the children’s charity Theirworld, working to give a better start for the most vulnerable babies and children...
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07
Mar

What to do if you a got a 2:2

Graduating with a 2:2 can be a bit of a kick in the teeth, especially if those around you are celebrating their results. It’s easy to slip into disappointment, frustration, and anxiety that your dream career will be forever out of reach. True, many employers specify a 2:1 minimum grade requirement. And yes, the job...
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07
Mar

UK falls far behind European neighbours for gender pay equality

The UK is falling far behind its European neighbours for gender pay equality, according to new research. Data analysed by Spotahome ahead of International Women’s Day, has ranked the UK fifth from the bottom in Europe for gender pay equality. The UK currently ranks 25th out of 30 European countries analysed for gender pay gap...
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Workplace equality
07
Mar

Top tips on how women can press for progress in their workplace

International Women’s Day on 8th March 2018 comes at a time when there is an increasing focus on equality and women’s rights in the workplace. Business issues keep making the headlines, from dress codes requiring women to wear high heels or allegations of sexual harassment, leading to a reminder that further steps can be taken...
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07
Mar

Penny Mordaunt pays tribute to Jo Cox & calls for gender equality to become a reality

International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt has paid tribute to MP Jo Cox’s humanitarian and called for gender equality to become a reality, ahead of International Women’s Day. Speaking at the headquarters of mobile technology industry association, the GSMA, Mordaunt will announce new UK aid support to help grassroots organisations working on issues that were close...
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07
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Racheal Ofori | Writer & Performer

Racheal Ofori is a writer and performer, whose critically-acclaimed show Portrait appeared at the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival in 2015 and was also broadcast on BBC. Ofori’s latest project is So Many Reasons – coinciding with International Women’s Day. Written and performed by Racheal Ofori and directed by Zoe Lafferty, So Many...
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07
Mar

Ten techniques to meet that deadline | Infographic

Whether it’s an essay for school, a dissertation for college, or a project at work, being able to hit your deadlines is an important ability. So why are some of us bad at it, and how can we fix that?  Image credit: SavingSpot
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07
Mar

UK’s leading mind & money mentor urges women to quit 9-5 if they want to close pay gap this International Women’s Day

The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap report told us that gender parity is 200 years away but on the eve of International Women’s Day (8th March 2018) where the campaign theme is #PressforProgress, the UK’s leading Mind & Money Mentor Laura Powner is encouraging women to achieve the income level they desire through...
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