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Ellie Bridger
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03
Sep

A Guide To: Negotiating Your Salary

Negotiating your salary early on in a new job can seem daunting. Asking for a better deal after someone has offered you a career – maybe even the career of your dreams – seems almost wrong. Because of this it is important to remember that salary negotiations are a very normal part of business. It’s...
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06
May

Your Rights to Flexible Working

Flexible Work is something that all working people have a right to request. It’s ultimately a schedule that suits an employee’s needs, for example flexible start and finish times. To be eligible to request this right, an employee must have worked for their employer for at least 26 weeks. Only then can they make a...
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21
Apr

A Guide To: How do I find a mentor?

Mentors are a growing need in the business world: 74% of hiring managers said that it is preferable for potential candidates to have or have had a mentor or a counsellor. Despite this, only 40% of unemployed job seekers report having a mentor. A Mentor can come from a number of places; they could even...
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Business gender diversity
18
Apr

A guide to starting a new business

The idea for your start-up business is vital to its success and longevity, for this reason it’s recommended that your idea be fully developed. There are specific support groups or ‘growth hubs’ that are local to you that can aid in the development of your business idea. For information on where you can find nearest...
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18
Apr

Business in the Community Call for Photo Participants for Same But Different project

Business in the Community are looking for female participants to be photographed in their Same But Different project, aiming to shine a light on the diversity of women in the workplace. Photographic project ‘Same but Different’ provides a positive platform to celebrate the diversity of women in the workplace. This combats the influences of not...
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The best and worst careers for equal pay
15
Apr

The Best and Worst Careers for Equal Pay

Website Glassdoor has recently reviewed over 500,000 wage reports which were submitted to their website to be analysed for inequalities relating to the pay gap between the genders and the best and worst careers for equal pay. They ultimately found that the gender pay gap is a proven reality around the world. “Men earn 24.1...
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15
Apr

Developing a Personal Brand

Corporate businesses recognise the correlation between a strong brand and a successful business. These successful corporations recognise that their branding is not just a ‘logo’ but rather the heart of the business – core values and beliefs that relate to their audience, often leading to consumer loyalty. Continued Learning is key to a successful brand...
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Scout equality
14
Apr

Almost Three-Quarters of Scouts are Girls

A quarter of all Scouts are girls, while young women account for nearly three-quarters of the association’s new young recruits. In the 25 years since the Scouts allowed girls into their ranks their numbers have grown massively. 144,000 hold membership which includes female adult volunteers. Of the massive 144,000 female members 92,000 are young women...
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