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May 15, 2018
15
May

Return to Work Programme | Deloitte

Want to return to a career that’s full-colour, but not necessarily full-time? We can make it happen for you. At Deloitte, we don’t see part-time as part commitment; because we measure value through impact, not hours spent behind a desk. Our Return to Work programme is about helping you rebuild your career in a way...
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Lesley Gracie
15
May

Inspirational Woman: Lesley Gracie | Master Distiller & Creator of Hendrick’s Gin, William Grant & Sons

A chemist by trade, Lesley Gracie moved from Yorkshire to Scotland to join William Grant & Sons in 1988. Working in collaboration with Charles Gordon, the late life president of William Grant & Sons, Lesley Gracie was tasked with creating a gin that used two antique stills – a rare Carter-Head and 19th Century Bennet. Working...
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News UK featured
15
May

NewsUK to host WeAreTheCity’s 2018 Rising Star shortlist celebration

The celebration of this year’s Rising Star shortlist will be held on Wednesday 6 June 2018 at NewsUK headquarters and will be attended by all shortlisted nominees, the judging panel, corporate sponsors and supporters. We would like to take this opportunity to thank NewsUK and The Times & Sunday Times for sponsoring and hosting what...
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15
May

Plan your career backwards

C.S. Lewis said: “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” Many successful women believe that having an eye on the ending is vital if young women are to take the right decisions at the start of their working lives and reach their real...
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woman going through a career change featured
15
May

It’s all in the name (on the hat)…

As women, we’re used to changing names: as Miss, Ms, Mrs and Mx.  At work, it’s just the same: Team Leader, Group Leader, Service Manager, Acting or otherwise (I sometimes think ‘Acting’ is quite a perceptive description!). Usually, these titles make it easy for those around to work out what to expect from us. Whether...
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flexible working
15
May

Making flexible working work for you

When I returned from maternity leave it was important to me that I had control over my return to business life. As a director at a law firm who had been working 12-hour days, I needed to determine how this transition from full-time baby back to billion-pound cases would work. My employer was flexible and...
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