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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.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

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Nov

Taking on a giant | How I won a bullying and harassment case in the workplace

I remember feeling completely overjoyed as I landed my dream job working for one of the most respected financial firms in the UK.   This was going to be an amazing opportunity and I intended to make the most of it. In less than one week that dream started to dissolve when my line manager started...
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14
Nov

Six ways to beat the bullies and regain control at work

Anti-Bullying Week takes place on the 12-16th November and is designed to raise awareness of bullying with children, teachers and parents. But with nearly a third (29 per cent) of people having been bullied in the workplace, it’s clear that bullying isn’t limited to the playground. We’ve collated some tips from the experts to help...
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14
Nov

Attracting and retaining women in technical roles

By Clare Young, head of delivery, dxw digital One of the issues organisations often wrestle with is how to attract more women into technical and engineering roles. dxw digital has made great strides in this area: as I write, the majority of our user research team, one-third of our operations engineers, more than a third...
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14
Nov

Brexit and Relocations – what are your rights if your employer announces your job is relocating abroad?

Since the referendum to leave the European Union, in June 2016, many companies immediately began putting in place contingency plans to ensure their post-Brexit survival. Over two years down the line, there is still much uncertainly surrounding the details of our departure. As things stand, we are scheduled to leave the EU on Friday, 29...
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13
Nov

Hampton-Alexander Review | FTSE Women Leaders

As 2018 draws to a close, there has never been more visibility in business on the lack of women in leadership. Companies addressing gender imbalance, as part of the drive to align corporate purpose to changing societal expectations, are building the greatest trust in their stakeholders. Rising public awareness and grass-roots focus from employees, will...
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13
Nov

Bullying is still rife in the workplace, but what are your rights?

As part of our focus on Anti-Bullying Week, our resident lawyer Henry Doswell explains your rights and the laws protecting you against bullying in the workplace. In the UK it has been reported that over 60% of employees have witnessed or been a victim of bullying behaviour in the workplace. Of those bullied, 43% said...
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Emma Clarke featured
13
Nov

Rising Star: What happened next for Emma Clarke

WeAreTheCity’s Rising Star Awards are now in their fourth year. The Rising Star awards were introduced to showcase the UK pipeline of female talent below management and to create female 100 role models across 20 different industries and professions. Over the year’s, the awards have recognised 400 women across the UK and India. In this...
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13
Nov

Walking into a new job pregnant & the unexpected response from my employer

Article provided by Sophie Billi-Hardwick, XYZ Did you know that three-quarters of pregnant women and new mothers experience discrimination at work, with one in nine losing their jobs? This appeared in a government-backed report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in 2016.  Once I’d got over this shocking revelation, it really dawned on me...
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