Chantelle Akerman
effectively manage and lead a firm

How to effectively manage and lead a firm

In an increasingly competitive legal sector, law firm decision makers must now work harder than ever to ensure that each area of their practice is functioning in the most effective way. However, that responsibility does not come without challenges. Deborah Edwards, Director & Head of Training and Support Services at Insight Legal explores the role...
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Diana Davies-Harju

Inspirational Woman: Diana Davies-Harju | Chief Marketing Officer, Magnifi

Diana Davies-Harju is a founding member and the CMO of Magnifi, a global mobile on-demand knowledge sharing marketplace, connecting experts with knowledge seekers through paid, real-time audio/video consultation. Diana is also the head of customer experience where she takes on an agile, collaborative and data-driven approach that inspires a lean startup methodology. She has a...
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Rising Stars: What happened next for Ina Yulo

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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National Audit Office

Vacancy Spotlight: Head of Learning, Development and Talent | National Audit Office

The National Audit Office (NAO) are currently recruiting for a new Head of Learning, Development and Talent to join them in London. Main purpose of the role The NAO works in a complex and changing external environment.  Public service delivery has become more complex and aims to be ever more digitally enabled and public bodies...
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Theresa May awards outstanding STEM advocate & Rising Star alumni, Rashada Harry with Points of Light award

The Prime Minister has recognised previous Rising Star in Technology winner, Rashada Harry for her outstanding contribution to increasing opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds in STEM industries. Rashada Harry, is the founder of ‘Your Future, Your Ambition’, an annual event at the Emirates Stadium that aims to bridge the diversity gap in STEM subjects....
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For law firm diversity, a shift from the extraordinary to the expected

Corporate law firms are commonly perceived as conservative, exclusive clubs that only hire more of the same to maintain the monoculture. However, thankfully times change and over the course of a generation the clubby institution of the large law firm is transforming to an extent that would have been unthinkable a few decades ago. Today,...
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UK’s leading BAME newsreaders join forces to host this year’s inaugural Baton Awards

UK’s leading BAME female newsreaders have teamed up to host this year’s inaugural Baton Awards 2018. Keen to address the obstacles facing BAME women, each of the hosts are pioneers in their own right; British freelance journalist and television presenter of Jamaican and Nigerian descent Trish Adudu to date, still holds the mantle of the...
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Banishing the mental health stigma in the workplace

As many as one in four people will experience poor mental health each year, according to mental health charity Mind. This can have a huge impact on employers, with mental-health related issues costing businesses a whopping £26 billion a year.* Staff with mental health conditions can lead to lower productivity, absenteeism, higher turnover and even...
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