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Culture
a career in art featured
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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bouquet of tulips
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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coping with grief, mothers day featured
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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dress for success featured
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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shaherazad umbreen, reading featured
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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group of diverse women featured
08
Mar

Fairer, kinder, richer…how women add to the world of work

By Erica Wolfe-Murray I love International Women’s Day for more reasons than I can mention… It highlights both the wonderful things women do, but also reflects how hard life is for many women in societies across the globe clearly reminding us, the lucky ones, just how much there is still to do. IWD gives everyone...
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Twenty-First Century Woman campaign featured
08
Mar

Female musicians, singers and celebrities join forces for the Twenty-First Century Woman project

Female composers, musicians, singers and celebrities have joined forces for the Twenty-First Century Woman project. Twenty-First Century Woman is a ground-breaking musical project for International Women’s Day 2019. Its centrepiece is a brand new gospel-style song for women’s voices and band, composed by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange, with lyrics inspired by Oprah Winfrey’s famous 2018 Golden...
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emmeline pankhurst votes for women featured
08
Mar

Inspirational Quotes: Emmeline Pankhurst | Political activist & Leader of the Suffragette movement

Emmeline Pankhurst was a political activist and leader of the Suffragette movement, who helped women win the right to vote. Born Emmeline Goulden, she was raised in Manchester by a family with a tradition of radical politics. Despite official records showing that Pankhurst was born on 15 July 1858, she always claimed to have been...
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