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news paper, featuring on WATCThis section showcases all of our top articles, featuring on WATC. Here at WATC, we feature the latest female centric news stories focusing on women in business, technology, careers news and current affairs. We also feature posts from our bloggers, career advice articles, events and featured vacancies, catering to professional women in London and the UK.

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Rachel Taylor featured
22
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Rachel Taylor | Technology Partner, Deloitte

I’m a beekeeping, vegan, teetotal, computer-game playing, scuba-diving, book-reading film-lover and I’m a self-confessed hippy at heart too. I believe strongly in each of us taking personal responsibility in looking after our planet and those who live here. I’m a terrible singer but that doesn’t dampen my enthusiasm or my volume. I’ve got a weakness...
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woman going through a career change featured
22
Mar

Beyond the status quo | Sharon Baker

We recently heard that the FT1000 – Europe’s fastest growing companies 2019 –  ranked us the UK’s fastest growing social ad company, which, of course, had us all celebrating like mad! When we came back down to earth we agreed it was time to define how we can continue this amazing growth streak. We actually...
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French flag featured
21
Mar

France leads the way for representation of women on boards

France leads the way for representation of women on boards, according to new research released today. The research, conducted by INvolve found that women make up 40 per cent of company boards in France, compared with only 29 per cent and 26 per cent for the UK and US respectively. The research also found that...
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Margaret Casely-Hayford
21
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Margaret Casely-Hayford CBE | Chancellor, Coventry University

Margaret Casely-Hayford studied Law at Somerville College, Oxford University, and was called to the Bar in 1983. She joined Denton Hall Law Firm (now SNR Denton) four years later to specialise in planning law. She spent 20 years at the firm and in 1998 was made partner – becoming the first black woman to hold...
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Presentation
21
Mar

The era of workplace consumerisation – and how to meet the challenge

By Jo Lyall, Managing Director, Mindshare UK We’ve all had those training days before – when you’re stuck in a meeting room for three hours in front of a dry PowerPoint presentation with a monotone voice-over. The question is: why are training days stuck in a time warp of whiteboards and handouts, when the overall...
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Women in Banking and Finance Awards
21
Mar

Is there change in the bank for women in finance?

If there was a chart that ranked gender imbalance in terms of sector, finance would certainly be up there high on the list. Plagued with negative headlines around pay disparity, lack of representation in executive roles and male domination in the industry generally – it’s perhaps not the best career advert for women considering a...
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returners featured
20
Mar

dxw launches returners’ programme to access deep pool of untapped talent

Public sector digital specialist dxw digital has launched a Returners’ Programme to help the company build a diverse, inclusive workforce. According to figures from the Government Equalities Office, at the end of 2017 there were 1.9 million economically inactive women, many of whom have professional or managerial experience.  The same report found just 40 returners’...
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FUTURE-PropTech featured
20
Mar

FUTURE: PropTech announces an equal gender split of speakers

FUTURE: PropTech has announced an equal gender split of speakers will join the event to discuss this year’s conference theme of ‘Open Collaboration’. Setting an industry-event first for the male-dominated property sector, FUTURE: PropTech has today unveiled its roster of speakers, with the gender split being exactly 50 per cent. Leading speakers joining the event...
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