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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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18
May

Your rights when requesting flexible working

The days of nine to five working hours may soon be coming to an end. As workers move towards a healthier work/life balance with a greater focus on family time, more and more people are moving towards flexible working arrangements. You don’t have to be a parent or carer to request flexible working. Who can...
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18
May

Flexible working: The secret weapon in the battle for work-life balance

‘Hi, is this Sarah? I’m afraid Lucy is ill – can you come and pick her up right away, please?’ Every parent dreads getting that call. It’s not just the thought of your baby being ill, or knowing you’re definitely not getting a proper night’s sleep that night. It’s also knowing that you have to...
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18
May

My return to work | Georgina Hamblin

When you have a baby, your life is turned on its head. Maternity leave, whether you’ve taken the full 52 weeks, 26 or barely any, is a strange adjustment period, with your tiny baby your constant concern and the focus of all your attention. At some stage though, you will approach the question of your...
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17
May

The top five common communication mistakes

More often than not, people are aware that their communication skills could be improved and are already on the road to success by attempting to improve and develop them. But it isn’t always that straightforward and many end up getting sidetracked along the way! Presentation coach  Simon de Cintra, author of Unlock Your Business Voice:...
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16
May

Bank of America Merrill Lynch joins Code First: Girls 20:20 campaign

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) has announced its joining Code First: Girls’ campaign to help 20,000 women in the UK and Ireland code by 2020. Over the past three years, Code First: Girls 20:20 Campaign has taught more than 5,000 women how to code for free, and their alumnae have been hired by a...
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