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emmeline pankhurst votes for women featured
15
Feb

Inspirational Quotes: Emmeline Pankhurst | Political activist & Leader of the Suffragette movement

Emmeline Pankhurst was a political activist and leader of the Suffragette movement, who helped women win the right to vote. Born Emmeline Goulden, she was raised in Manchester by a family with a tradition of radical politics. Despite official records showing that Pankhurst was born on 15 July 1858, she always claimed to have been...
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office romance featured
14
Feb

When romance blossoms at work: five ways employers can prevent problems

Meeting one’s significant other at work is one of the most common ways for individuals to find love. This Valentine’s Day, XpertHR looks at five ways employers can prevent problems arising when romance blossoms in the workplace. XpertHR has also published guidance for employers on how to create policies about employee relationships. Have rules on...
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couple flirt in the office featured
14
Feb

A little office romance?

Jaime Johnson is the founder and Director of leading employee research consultancy, The Survey Initiative. Here Jaime discusses what should happen if love blossoms in the workplace…. We’re all human and unsurprisingly we like to fall in love. The workplace is where  friendships are forged and where sometimes romance grows. Statistically you are more likely...
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votes for women featured
10
Feb

What is the Representation of the People Act?

Today marks the anniversary of the passing of the 1918 Representation of the People Act. The act was a fundamental piece of legislation that allowed many women to vote for the first time, and was viewed by the Suffragettes and Suffragists as a major hurdle in the ‘Votes for Women’ cause. The act allowed women...
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01
Jan

Happy New Year!

From all at WeAreTheCity, we would like to wish all of our clients, members and visitors a very happy New Year and a great 2019! WeAreTheCity has had an incredible year, and earlier this week, we looked back at our top moments, as well as the top news stories, culture moments, and careers advice of...
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27
Dec

Making the most of Christmas and New Year

The presents are opened, the food is nearly gone and another Christmas has passed in a flash. There’s a week to go before New Year’s Eve, so what are you going to do with it? If you’re lucky enough not to have to work between Christmas and New Year, there are actually lots of things...
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25
Dec

Looking back at 2018: A WeAreTheCity round-up

2018 is nearly over and to celebrate the year gone by, WeAreTheCity is taking a look back at our top moments. Celebrating our tenth year, WeAreTheCity has hosted many events, held two conferences and two awards – just to name a few. Check out what happened during our 2018 below: January WeAreTheCity kicked January off...
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25
Dec

How to make the most of the downtime during the holidays

By Donna Torres, director of small business at Xero UK It’s the festive period at last. Time to relax, take stock and work out how to make next year even better than the last. But it’s not always easy to relax during the festive period – especially when you are a business owner. Festivities are...
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