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March 8, 2018
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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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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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Safe & the City launches app to combat sexual harassment in public space

London-based tech start-up, Safe & the City, has launched an app to combat sexual harassment in public spaces. The personal safety app is designed to battle opportunistic crimes and sexual harassment on streets by using GPS technology, crowd-sourced information and crime data from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) in London. The app uses police data...
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Getting more women into tech: “Visibility is crucial” says Lynn Collier, COO UK&I of Hitachi Vantara

Keeping young women engaged and interested in careers in technology isn’t something that can begin in the workplace, according to Lynn Collier, COO UK&I of Hitachi Vantara. Discussing how to attract and retain more women in technology, this International Women’s Day, Collier said “visibility is crucial” to future generations from an early age. “Encouraging women...
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All-girls school’s robotics team celebrate achievements in STEM

A robotics team from a London all-girls school are celebrating their achievements in STEM, this International Women’s Day. The robotics club at Henrietta Barnett School for Girls, Hampstead are preparing to embark on a journey to be crowned VEX Robotics World Champions. Students from the robotics team stood out at the VEX IQ Challenge UK...
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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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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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Company culture key to unlocking gender equality, Accenture research reveals

Research has revealed 40 workplace factors that create a culture of equality, according to a report from technology firm Accenture.    The “Getting to Equal 2018” report identifies actions that business leaders can take encourage equality in the workplace and narrow the gender pay gap. The research is based on a survey of more than 22,000...
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