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Nelson Mandela featured
18
Jul

Celebrating Nelson Mandela, champion of women’s rights | Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa for five years from 1994 to 1999. Mandela famously spent 27 years in prison for trying to overthrow the pro-apartheid government. Under the apartheid, white people and BAME people were segregated, through housing, public transport, education, restaurants,...
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09
Jul

Dog Friendly Offices – the Trend Sweeping the UK

A study from the State University of New York found that when individuals participated in tasks that they deemed stressful, they experienced lower levels of tension when their pets were with them compared to when their close family members or spouses were present.  Having a pet is also proven to lower blood pressure. A third...
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Female footballer, women's football featured
05
Jul

Why aren’t we having a sweepstake for the women’s World Cup?

Article provided by Gavin Zaprzala-Banks, Principal, Punter Southall Aspire This was the question that my ten-year-old daughter asked ahead of this summer’s competition. In truth, she openly admits to not being interested in many sports and actively avoids football whenever possible – why ever would she want to engage in something that her older brother...
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career o'clock, clock on wall featured
21
Jun

No such thing as spare time

By Michelle Wright, founder and CEO of Cause4 Friday 21st June is Go Home on Time day. For many entrepreneurs and business managers, especially women, this doesn’t sound like something that could be achieved, even for a day. After ten years running my own business, there is pressure to work hours way beyond what is...
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sad, stressed woman suffering burnout featured
11
Jun

Coping with grief this Father’s Day

Kelly Feehan, Service Director, CABA For those who have recently lost their dad or continue to struggle with the bereavement, each day can feel like a marathon. But with Father’s Day looming, the day itself can bring with it a rollercoaster of emotions. With social media full of tributes, shops full of cards and gifts,...
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bouquet of tulips
31
Mar

How to cope with Mother’s Day without Mum

For those who have recently lost their mother or are still struggling with bereavement, Mother’s Day can be a challenging time of year as it feels like the whole world is celebrating and there are wall-to-wall displays of Mother’s Day cards and gifts in the shops which bombard the senses no sooner than Valentine’s Day...
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coping with grief, mothers day featured
29
Mar

Coping with grief this Mother’s Day

Article provided by Laura Little, Learnin & Development Manager, CABA For those who have recently lost their mum or continue to struggle with the bereavement, each day can feel like a marathon. But with Mother’s Day looming, the day itself can bring with it a rollercoaster of emotions. With social media full of tributes, shops...
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group of diverse women featured
08
Mar

Fairer, kinder, richer…how women add to the world of work

By Erica Wolfe-Murray I love International Women’s Day for more reasons than I can mention… It highlights both the wonderful things women do, but also reflects how hard life is for many women in societies across the globe clearly reminding us, the lucky ones, just how much there is still to do. IWD gives everyone...
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