Tech Talent Charter: Benchmarking Report 2018

Today the Tech Talent Charter (TTC) launched its inaugural benchmarking report – the first report of its kind tracking gender diversity in technology roles across the UK. Gathered from over 200 signatories representing over half a million employees, the data gives a snapshot of today’s tech industry and an insight into practical ways companies can...
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Looking back at 2018: Our top news stories of the year

Continuing on our series of looking back at the past year, we delve into some of our favourite and most important news stories of 2018. This year has seen the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, the first reporting of company’s gender pay gap, and more women taking a stand against sexual harassment. We...
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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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FT & HERoes reveals its Champions of Women in Business for 2018

The FT & HERoes Champions of Women in Business lists were announced today, celebrating role models who are driving the female talent pipeline in business. Amongst the champions are Brenda Trenowden CBE, Head of Financial Institutions, ANZ, who tops this year’s ‘100 Female Executives’ category; and Susan Robson, Principal Consultant, National Grid, tops the inaugural...
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The Breast Walk Ever – September 2018

The Breast Walk Ever combines three beautiful routes along the banks of the river Thames finishing at Beale Park near Reading. Participants can choose between the 10k, half or full marathon courses. Each route will be fully signposted and marshaled with support stations at regular intervals. Transportation will be provided taking participants to starting points...
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Business in the Community launches Race at Work survey for 2018

Business in the Community has launched an updated version of its 2015 Race at Work survey. Supported by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the survey will look at Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) employees’ experiences of race in the workplace. It is hoped that the survey will increase the understanding...
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How can you be financially savvy in 2018?

Welcome to 2018! It’s that wonderful, somewhat dreaded time of the year. What are your resolutions for the year? Being healthier is certainly one of them but don’t neglect your financial aims while you’re at it. Starting the year with an ambitious, yet realistic list of financial goals is an invaluable way to keep yourself...
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In 2018, consider a career in event management

  City professionals looking for a different direction may be well suited to a career in events, says Justine Kane What do we mean by ‘event management?’ The events sector as a whole – which includes corporate events, conferences and trade fairs as well as music, sporting and cultural events – is worth about £40...
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