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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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Bonnie Chung - Miso Tasty featured
24
May

Follow your passion and building up a brand you love

Building a successful business and career out of your passion is no mean feat – but doing what you truly love and believe in is worth every second of the uphill battle. Japanese food expert and home-cooking entrepreneur Bonnie Chung shares her experiences in building up her noodle empire and starting her cooking brand Miso...
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home office, working from home featured
24
May

Top tips from successful entrepreneurs on working from home

Article provided by Bernadette Chapman, Director of UK Alliance of Wedding Planners I have been working from my home office for 17 years now, and it took some time for me to find a style and routine that made working from home fun, and productive. Here are my top tips to working efficiently from home:...
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Freya Rose featured
24
May

Inspirational Woman: Freya Rose | Founder, Freya Rose London

Freya Rose is a multi award winning British shoe designer. Established in 2010. Renowned internationally for her innovative approach to couture shoe design, Freya Rose is fast becoming regarded as one of the UK’s leading shoe couturiers. With an acclaimed jeweler as a mother, Freya grew up immersed in the world of fine jewelry. Her...
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shared parental leave, mum, dad, family featured
23
May

How employers can go beyond maternity leave for working mums

Returning to work after having a child can bring about a range of emotions for working mums; the sense of excitement of coming back to a job they have been away from for 9+ months, but also the associated stresses of combining work life and new responsibilities of childcare. While employers and HR professionals have...
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vPeter Byrne featured
23
May

HeForShe: Peter Byrne | Founder & CEO, ESPHR

Peter Byrne is founder and CEO of ESPHR – an employment law firm and HR consulting business specialising in employee relations. Prior to founding ESPHR in 2003, the forward-thinking company owner ran an HR resource management organisation for three years and held senior marketing and product development positions within the financial services sectors for nearly...
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Lorraine Kelly featured
23
May

What can self-employed women in the city learn from Lorraine Kelly?

HMRC suffered a set-back in March as TV host Lorraine Kelly successfully appealed against its decision to recover £1.2million of unpaid PAYE and NIC deductions against fees paid to her through her personal services company Albatel for the services she had provided to ITV for her Lorraine and Daybreak shows. HMRC had considered that IR35...
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Louise Findlay-Wilson career advice featured
22
May

Top tips for getting ahead in your career

Louise Findlay-Wilson is the founder and Managing Director of the communications agency, Energy PR.  Married, with four children, Louise set up her first agency at the age of 26, grew it and sold it before establishing Energy in 1995.  She shares her advice for younger women setting out on their careers… Identifying just a few...
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Vicky grout featured
22
May

Inspirational Woman: Vicky Grout | Photographer

Rising to fame in an industry heavily dominated by men, grime sensation Vicky Grout is most well known for her famous portraits of celebrities like Skepta or Stormzy. Vicky is based in London and shoots predominantly on analogue. She specialises in portraiture, music, fashion and street photography. Vicky is currently taking part in O2 Sessions...
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