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November 9, 2018
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Bridging the gender pay gap in the UK

The latest data by the Office for National Statistics has found that, while the gender gap in the UK has fallen to its lowest ever level at 8.6 per cent, the average woman in the workplace still earns 8.6 per cent less than the average man with the gap even wider for women aged over...
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Unmanageable stress – the epidemic that continues to sweep the UK’s workforce

2018 saw the UK rank 5th worst in the world for unmanageable stress, behind United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Australia and Korea.  Furthermore, one in five of the UKs workforces say that they frequently experience ‘unmanageable stress’ whilst 53 per cent of millennials prioritise an employer with a workplace health and wellbeing programme. 5th –...
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Fawcett Society launch equal pay advice service | Equal Pay Day

Leading campaigning charity, The Fawcett Society, has launched an equal pay advice service, as new research reveals one in three workers are unaware pay discrimination is illegal.  The research, conducted by The Fawcett Society, has shown that a culture of pay secrecy persists in UK workplaces, which allows pay discrimination to thrive. Launched on the...
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Scaling new heights | Sharon Baker

By Sharon Baker, co-founder of adtech gurus, Mighty Social Scaling up business is a wonderful thing, it means greater opportunities, expanded horizons and, of course, a growing and thriving team. It is what my co-founder and I had always envisioned for our adtech company. What I was less prepared for was the conscious effort required...
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Rising Stars: What happened next for Jennifer Smith

WeAreTheCity’s Rising Star Awards are now in their fourth year. The Rising Star awards were introduced to showcase the UK pipeline of female talent below management and to create female 100 role models across 20 different industries and professions. Over the year’s, the awards have recognised 400 women across the UK and India. In this...
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Inspirational Woman: Sam White | CEO & Founder, Pukka Insure, Action 365 & Freedom Brokers

A UK based serial entrepreneur and a real disrupter in the Insurance industry, Sam White set up her first business aged just 24 from her sister’s conservatory and she hasn’t stopped since. She’s currently the CEO and founder of two very successful businesses. insurance services provider, Action 365 and speciality insurer, Pukka Insure. In 2016...
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