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March 7, 2019
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Mar

Nine out of ten women face problems returning to work after having children

A recent survey of 1,000 UK mothers has revealed a continuing lack of support from businesses when it comes to balancing family and work. The survey, undertaken by HR training providers DPG, revealed that nine in ten mothers faced issues when returning to work after maternity leave. The most common problems mothers faced were struggling...
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07
Mar

27/04/2019 – Money Mindset & Wellbeing – Exclusive IWD Event – MoneyGirl

Date/Time: 27 March @ 18:00 to 21:00 Location: Schroders, 1 London Wall Place, London, EC2Y 5AU You’re invited to our 2019 International Women’s Day Special Event – Money Mindset & Wellbeing.  What is MoneyGirl?  Founded by Emma Flaherty, MoneyGirl is a Social Enterprise that was born out of the frustration felt by young working women when it comes...
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07
Mar

Why question the power of women to lead?

Women taking leadership roles is often portrayed these days as a ground-breaking development, something achieved through relatively recent laws and strong social pressure about equality of opportunity.  It is good to learn from history. From very long ago across the millennia there have been women taking charge of nations and communities. Hence the capability and...
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07
Mar

Is your workplace as diverse as you think it is?

By Karen Young, Director of Hays Accountancy & Finance Diversity and inclusion in the workplace has never been more relevant than it is today. In light of International Women’s Day celebrated this week, employees should feel encouraged to take ownership of this and question the diversity of their workplace. In a recent global survey by...
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07
Mar

Most progressive countries on maternity leave around the world

With studies concluding almost as many women with children (74.1 per cent) participated in the labour force as women without, in 2014, women who are juggling careers and motherhood benefit from flexibility at work the most. Recent research from Catalyst shows Women account for 40 per cent or more of the total labour force in...
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07
Mar

Five ways to help employers close the pension gender gap

To mark International Women’s Day on 8th March – a campaign that calls for a more gender-balanced world – Punter Southall Aspire is calling on employers to consider if they have a gender pension gap and take action, as many women may still be disadvantaged when it comes to pensions. According to research by trade...
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07
Mar

Tips for success from senior woman in accountancy

I joined BDO as a school leaver in 1987 and, as you can probably imagine, the world of work was very different back then. Accountancy, like most other professional industries at the time, was heavily dominated by men. When I started I didn’t have many senior female role models to look up to within the...
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07
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Alex Hatchman | Chief Operating Officer, Fletchers Solicitors

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I work as the Chief Operating Officer at Fletchers Solicitors, which is a top 100 law firm specialising in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. I joined Fletchers full-time in 2017 having previously advised the business as a non-executive director. Before joining Fletchers, I worked...
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