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Culture
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18
Jun

Power dressing in the workplace

Article provided by Milda Chellingsworth, Founder of Styling For You For so many women it can be hard to have the confidence to stand up in a room of business people and stand out. How you look and feel is intrinsic to this. If you are confident in what you are wearing you will feel...
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11
Jun

Coping with grief this Father’s Day

Kelly Feehan, Service Director, CABA For those who have recently lost their dad or continue to struggle with the bereavement, each day can feel like a marathon. But with Father’s Day looming, the day itself can bring with it a rollercoaster of emotions. With social media full of tributes, shops full of cards and gifts,...
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03
May

Modern travel – female traveller safety considerations

With the summer months approaching and great deals for flights being advertised daily, it sometimes seems like even the remote corners of the world are accessible with a single click and some hours spent on a flight to the next destination. Women travelling or travelling solo is a not a new phenomenon, however recent years...
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16
Apr

Is a career in art viable in 2019? Here’s how you get in…

Although many people believe that the creative industry is a dying art form, it’s actually one of the fastest growing parts of the UK economy. So much so, that in 2017, the value of the sector stood at £101.5bn — which was a significant increase from its £94.8bn valuation back in 2016. People assume that...
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31
Mar

How to cope with Mother’s Day without Mum

For those who have recently lost their mother or are still struggling with bereavement, Mother’s Day can be a challenging time of year as it feels like the whole world is celebrating and there are wall-to-wall displays of Mother’s Day cards and gifts in the shops which bombard the senses no sooner than Valentine’s Day...
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29
Mar

Coping with grief this Mother’s Day

Article provided by Laura Little, Learnin & Development Manager, CABA For those who have recently lost their mum or continue to struggle with the bereavement, each day can feel like a marathon. But with Mother’s Day looming, the day itself can bring with it a rollercoaster of emotions. With social media full of tributes, shops...
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29
Mar

How to dress for success | Top tips from business stylist, Emma Samengo-Turner

We’ve all heard the expression ‘you never get a second chance to make a first impression’ and when it comes to job interviews this saying is particularly pertinent. Some studies have now suggested that we form judgements within the first 100 milliseconds of meeting someone. This isn’t enough time to convince someone of your competence...
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28
Mar

Why reading is so important to the empowerment movement

Article provided by Shaherazad Umbreen, Shoe Empowerment Officer, Shoes by Shaherazad and author of innovative toolkit, Each Other After a long day’s work, what purer pleasure is there than being able to climb into your pyjamas, hunker down under the duvet and lose yourself in a good book? Books can transport us back in time...
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