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March 8, 2018
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Mar

Australian energy company give hundreds of female employees pay rise to close gender pay gap

An Australian energy company has agreed to give hundreds of its female employees a pay rise to ensure they are paid the same as their male counterparts. According to Catherine Tanna, managing director of Energy Australia it’s “not right or fair to expect women to have to wait any longer for the pay gap to...
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08
Mar

17/04/2018 – Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event

WeAreTheCity would like to invite you to join them for an evening of learning and networking Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit from professional actress and business leader, Mairi McHaffie A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event Tuesday 17 April 2018 – 5.45pm – 8.45pm at Lloyds Banking Group, 25 Gresham Street,...
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08
Mar

Female military personnel praised for keeping Britain safe

Female military personnel have been praised for keeping Britain safe, on international Women’s Day. Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson reflected on the “amazing contribution” women make within the Armed Forces, during a visit to RAF Brize Norton. During the event he met with women on the front line of the RAF’s transport operations, including a Voyager...
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Mar

Spirit of 2012 unveils plans for youth-focused centenary exhibition

Spirit of 2012 unveils plans for youth-focused centenary exhibition in Manchester, the birthplace of the suffrage movement. The plan, announced on International Women’s Day, is to stage a centenary exhibition celebrating 100 years since some women won the right to vote in the UK. Called ‘Spirited’, the exhibition will focus on young social activists that...
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08
Mar

Empowering future female leaders through an MBA

According to the FT’s 2018 ranking, women make up an average of 42 percent of MBA participants at the top ten US Business Schools and 36 percent at the top ten European schools.  Diversity in the classroom is essential as classrooms need to reflect a realistic and global working environment for participants, not only in terms of nationalities and age, but also gender.  One of women’s concerns about business education...
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08
Mar

One in four females ready to embrace entrepreneurship

One in four females in the UK are ready to embrace entrepreneurship, according to new research. A new survey, conducted by World Options, found that a quarter of women want to work for themselves within the next ten years, and a further quarter said they would consider it. The most popular age at which women...
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Mar

Barbie honours role models on International Women’s Day

Barbie is honouring inspiring women and role models from across the globe. In support of International Women’s Day, Barbie has created 17 dolls to represent historical and modern-day role models, including Bindi, Patty Jenkins and Nicola Adams. Through its Shero program, Barbie honours women who have broken boundaries in their fields and have been an...
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Mar

First chairwoman of IoD steps down amid allegations of racism and bullying

Lady Barbara Judge, the first chairwoman of the Institute of Directors (IoD), has stepped down amid allegations of racism and bullying. According to The Times, Judge, 71, is facing 41 allegations, including ones of sexism and unreasonable behaviour. The IoD has said that it had commissioned a full investigation into claims after its HR department...
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