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The latest female centric news stories from around the world focusing on women in business, technology, careers and current affairs.

In this section, you will find all the latest news from across the globe, written by our team of in-house journalists. You can also browse our archive where all of our old news content can be found.

Women in Banking & Finance award featured
17
Jun

Winners announced for the 2019 Women in Banking and Finance Awards

Winners have been announced for the 2019 Women in Banking and Finance Awards. The WIBF Annual Awards for Achievement highlight the inspirational work taking place every day in pursuit of diversity and excellence in the banking and finance sector.  This year’s award winners were announced at the WIBF Awards Luncheon, proudly supported by Lloyds Banking...
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pensioners, pension age featured
17
Jun

Women in their late 50s have around 50 per cent less pension savings than men

Women in their late 50s have around 50 per cent less pension savings than men, according to new research published today. The research, conducted by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and sponsored by the Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF), found that as a result of this gender savings gap, women will experience lower standards of...
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coffee shop, business owner, franchise featured
13
Jun

64 per cent of women feel inspired by female entrepreneurs, but only one in four can name a successful one

64 per cent of women feel inspired by female entrepreneurs, but only one in four can name a successful one, according to a new report. For the first time, Maison Veuve Clicquot unveils an international barometer that maps out the current state of female entrepreneurship: common prejudices, mental and structural barriers to be overcome, and...
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Step Up Virgin Start Up
11
Jun

Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Virgin StartUp are looking for female founders

Virgin StartUp is the not-for-profit Virgin company for entrepreneurs, founded by Sir Richard Branson, providing support for entrepreneurs looking to start, fund and scale a business. Are you ready to take your business to the next level? StepUp by Virgin StartUp is a two-day pre-accelerator programme for female founders looking to scale their start-up. Over...
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Make It Your Business featured
11
Jun

British Library partners with Make It Your Business to support women entrepreneurs across the UK

The non-profit organisation Make It Your Business teams up with the British Library’s network of Business & IP Centres to launch a national roadshow of informal talks and networking events for women entrepreneurs, set to tour in UK libraries. Established by entrepreneur, writer and broadcaster Alison Cork, Make It Your Business runs a regular programme...
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10
Jun

Win £2,000 for your business idea with Back Her Business

Crowdfunder are looking for women who want to crowdfund to get started in business. Only one in three entrepreneurs in the UK are women. Crowdfunder want to change that by supporting more women to start businesses. Crowdfunder has teamed up with NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank to develop and run Back Her...
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Olivia Coleman, Julianne Miles, Brenda Emmanus
10
Jun

Olivia Coleman, Brenda Emmanus & Julianne Miles honoured in the Queen’s Birthday List 2019

Olivia Coleman, Brenda Emmanus and Julianne Miles are amongst those chosen to receive honours in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Oscar-winning actress, Olivia Coleman has received a CBE for services to Drama; broadcaster and journalist Brenda Emmanus has also received an OBE for her work in broadcasting and on diversity; Julianne Miles, CEO and...
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Yahoo Empower Lock-up 2019 featured
06
Jun

INvolve unveil their 2019 EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists

INvolve has unveiled their 2019 EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists, celebrating ethnic minority business leaders. Ajay Banga, CEO, MasterCard; Farah Siddiqui, Business Operations Manager, Salesforce; and Nick Owen, Chairman, Deloitte have all been recognised within this year’s lists. Supported by Yahoo Finance, the EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists celebrates business leaders breaking down...
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