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news paper, new articlesThe new articles category is the default category for any content published on WeAreTheCity. Here you will find any new content that has been added to the WeAreTheCity website. This includes recent news articles, career advice, culture articles, technology pieces and events.

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07
Nov

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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25
Oct

18/03/2018 – Northern Power Women Awards

The fourth Northern Power Women Awards will take place on 18 March 2019 in a glittering evening ceremony at  Manchester Central Convention Complex. The Northern Power Women Awards showcase role models and celebrate the many different ways women contribute to a thriving Northern Powerhouse. The inaugural awards started in March 2016, attracting 440 organisation leaders,...
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25
Oct

23-24/11/2018 – Northern Power Futures Festival

Northern Power Futures is a two-day festival and expo with over 80 speakers, practical panels, interactive workshops and sessions relating to your work, community, culture, lifestyle and wellbeing. This event is for ALL interested in super charging their working life and having a voice in the North. We aim to welcome 10% underserved communities – we want...
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16
Oct

UK’s leading BAME newsreaders join forces to host this year’s inaugural Baton Awards

UK’s leading BAME female newsreaders have teamed up to host this year’s inaugural Baton Awards 2018. Keen to address the obstacles facing BAME women, each of the hosts are pioneers in their own right; British freelance journalist and television presenter of Jamaican and Nigerian descent Trish Adudu to date, still holds the mantle of the...
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12
Sep

Job of the week: High Yield Credit Strategist | Lloyds Banking Group

Overview of the Role: Credit Strategy has a mandate to assist the Credit Products unit with the provision of micro credit analysis and credit intelligence. The team acts primarily as a defence mechanism for the market facing Flow Credit Trading Desk, which facilitates Commercial Banking client access to a range of credit products across a...
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07
Sep

Inspirational Woman: Professor Geeta Nargund | Founder and Medical Director of CREATE Fertility

Professor Geeta Nargund is the Founder and Medical Director of CREATE Fertility, one of the UK’s largest providers of IVF treatments and the only group of clinics in the UK specialising in Natural & Mild IVF. She is also Senior Consultant Gynaecologist and Lead Consultant for Reproductive Medicine Services at St George’s Hospital London. Did...
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14
Jul

A guide to votes for women | How women rose to power

The General Election 2017 saw a record breaking 207 women voted into the House of Commons, however, there is clearly still a long way to go. Overall only 32 per cent of all MPs are female, with plenty of room for improvement, but womens’ rise to power has been a long and tough one –...
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22
May

Role of the Week: Group Manager, AML/Prevention/KYC | BNY Mellon

Overview of the role: The role of MLRO reports into the Chief Compliance Officer, with responsibility for managing the anti-money laundering and financial crime functions for Pershing Limited and Pershing Securities Limited (together “Pershing”).  The primary responsibilities of the role are confirming that Pershing has controls and procedures in place to comply with the FCA’s...
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