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Our resources section prides itself on having the answers you need to take the next step in your career. Be it finding a network, returning to work, attending events and learning a new skill or even just providing you with the motivation or inspiration you need in order take that next big step in your life and career. Our resources section also contains everything from the latest reports and whitepapers about the progression of women in the workplace, details of our recommended universities and business schools as well as a directory of life coaches who can help you with that all important transition.

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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29
Apr

Do ethical vegans have the same legal protection as religious people? Should they?

There is no doubt that there has been a rise in veganism in the past few years that shows no signs of slowing. Over half a million people in Britain now follow a vegan diet, with many also abstaining from consuming any animal products and items tested on animals. The movement appears to be driven...
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12
Apr

Tackling sexual harassment in the workplace | Navex Global

Leading ethics and compliance software and services company NAVEX Global® highlighted research today finding more than 44 per cent of UK business directors have never received training on workplace harassment, and 21 per cent have only received one training session, according to the report. Twenty-eight per cent of the UK non-managerial level workforce have either...
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04
Apr

A guide to: Gender Pay Gap Reporting

The new gender pay reporting regulations came into force in April 2017, and require all employers with 250 or more employees to measure and report their gender pay gaps for the first time. Women currently earn around 18 per cent less on average than men, despite continued efforts to remove barriers in the workplace. Employers...
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04
Apr

What is the gender pay gap?

The gender pay gap is the difference between a man and woman’s average weekly earnings, based on equivalent hours and job roles. In 2015, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released it’s latest figures in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, which showed that their figures had shrunk to 9.4% from 9.6%. However, this...
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04
Apr

Pay gap reporting, why should we care?

The gender pay gap is the difference between a man and woman’s average weekly earnings, based on equivalent hours and job roles. In 06 April 2017, new regulations came into force which meant all employers with over 250 employees are now required to report their gender pay gap data. Under this new regulation, it was...
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Speak Up Bringing More Women's Voices to Tech Conferences featured
13
Mar

Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences

New research conducted by Ensono, reveals the stigma that women face at technology conferences.  The report, “Speak Up: Bringing More Women’s Voices to Tech Conferences”, which interviewed 500 women in tech in the US and UK, uncovers women’s experiences and attitudes toward the representation of women in tech. It found, for example, that: One in...
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Diverse women
08
Mar

The History of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been observed since 1911 and it celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing global attention on areas requiring further action. Below you will find a brief history of International Women’s Day from its inception to present day: 1908 Great unrest and critical debate was occurring amongst women....
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08
Mar

Women-led businesses are driving force of the UK economy

Women-led businesses contributed a sensational £27.3 billion in turnover to the UK economy over the course of 2018, a research report by ed-tech charity Founders4Schools shows. The report, which maps performance of
the fastest-growing women-led businesses across the UK, with a turnover of £1 million to £250 million, reveals that 44 per cent of women-led businesses...
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