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Faye Banks
10
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Faye Banks | Open University student & Director of Energy, Costain Group

Open University (OU) engineering student, Faye Banks, left school at 16 and started her career path in low skilled manual work in a meatpacking factory. After growing frustrated about her limited career opportunities, she went back to college, achieved straight As and then went on to study for a BSc and an MSc in Engineering...
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hugging at work, sexual harassment featured
10
Dec

Is hugging at work considered sexual harassment?

Advice by Peninsula Associate Director of Advisory, Kate Palmer Shares in Ted Baker have hit a three-year low after allegations of “forced hugging” about the fashion group’s founder and boss, Ray Kelvin. The company has insisted hugs are “part of Ted Baker’s culture, but are absolutely not insisted upon” so is hugging at work considered...
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07
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Pavita Cooper | Director, More Difference

Pavita is founder of More Difference, a talent and career insight business that works with organisations and individuals to accelerate talent. Pavita is recognised as a leading talent and diversity expert; she has over 25 years’ experience as an executive talent leader across a range of multi-sector global blue-chip organisations, including Shell, Barclays and Lloyds...
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Woman on a ladder searching
07
Dec

How to negotiate a promotion and secure more responsibility

There’s nothing wrong with wanting more responsibility. When hitting targets becomes the norm and your objectives are achieved with ease, it’s time to set your sights on a bigger challenge. However, it takes more to secure a promotion than success in your current role. If you want to climb up the career ladder, you’ll have...
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2018 Hatch Fearless Female Founder FFI launch party (11) featured
06
Dec

Female founders involved in one of the UK’s first BAME incubator programmes set to pitch their businesses

Twenty fearless female founders of colour are on the path to launching their own businesses following a chance to develop their ideas through a trailblazing South London incubator programme. Launched by Hatch enterprise in mid-October with the financial support of NatWest and eBay, the Female Founders Accelerator programme is one of the UK’s only small...
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06
Dec

The Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award nominations are now open for 2019

Veuve Clicquot has launched its quest to find the recipient of the 2019 Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award. Nominations are open for all three award categories; the longstanding Business Woman Award, New Generation Award and Social Purpose Award. The award, which counts Liv Garfield, CEO of Severn Trent, Anya Hindmarch MBE and Alison Brittain, CEO...
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time for a new job, applying for a job featured
06
Dec

Top tips when applying for a finance job

Part one: how to structure your CV Two talent team representatives from a top investment firm recently visited our under-graduate students to discuss CV tips and graduate recruitment opportunities in finance. Tips on preparing successful CVs that will help land those first job interviews; and how to navigate interviews and assessment centres sparked great interest...
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Mindful
06
Dec

The 30 day mindfulness challenge (that never was)

By Verity Brown, Managing Partner at The Specialist Works As the deadline approached to submit my blog on mindfulness, my 30 day ‘commitment’ to give ten minutes of my day to app-guided practice soon became 20 days, then 15 days, then ten, then finally an out and out fail. I thought it would be different...
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