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women in tech featured
08
Mar

Raising the 15 per cent | Encouraging women into tech

International Women’s Day is something that WeAreThe City fully supports. This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter, promoting the fact that a balanced world is a better world. However, not all industries are good advocates for gender balance in the workplace. The STEM industry is an example of this – it’s often seen as a being very...
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Wendy Rowe featured
08
Mar

Rising through the ranks: Becoming a female business leader in finance and IT

By Wendy Rowe, Director, Wolters Kluwer, TAA UK My early years in the accounting profession were spent as a junior tax assistant working in a number of compliance tax departments for Ernst & Young. In the eighties, accounting was still a male-dominated industry and back then, a set of Trust Accounts were still being prepared...
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woman on computer
15
Jan

Why an IT career is perfect for women

By Stephanie Rowe The tech sector is certainly majority-male. According to The Guardian, just 27 per cent of employees in the UK digital industry are women. And the imbalance starts young, with only 16 per cent of computer science students being female. Though it is unclear why young women shun tech careers, it may be...
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children learning IT featured
26
Apr

Gender is not a barrier to working in IT

Last year, less than 10% of those completing an A-level computing course were female. In 2016, UCAS warned that the gender gap in UK degree subjects had doubled in eight years, with computer science suffering the largest gender disparity. The long term effects are clear: only 17% of employees in the UK tech sector are...
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online meeting
16
Jan

How to make your next big online meeting run smoothly

The changing face of the workplace and the introduction of new technology such as business video conferencing for IT such as BlueJeans has taken many important meetings online. As convenient as it is, and as many new international opportunities it opens up, things can still go wrong with the online software and if you are...
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UBS logo
03
Oct

Tech Role of the Week: Technical Quantitative Developer

Are you passionate about client experience? Are you an innovative thinker? We’re looking for someone like that who can: analyze client trading and presentation of results with the account manager to build an execution consultancy relationship with key clients evaluate product offering to highlight and implement improvements and new developments provide innovative product development solutions...
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children learning IT featured
25
Aug

Barclay’s Chief Executive calls for more to be done to encourage young people to take up IT and computing

Ashok Vaswani, Chief Executive of Barclays UK, has called for more to be done to encourage young people to take up IT and computing at a higher education level. As thousands of students collect their GCSE results, Vaswani is calling on policy-makers to ensure the momentum in digital skills training is continued into higher education...
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Women 6-0 Being a Role Model - A Women in technology event
14
Apr

Women 6.0 | Being Tech Role Models Event | In pictures

As an industry, IT is crying out for more “real life” female role models at all levels, so WeAreTheCity and Morgan Stanley partnered for a fourth consecutive year to hold an innovative event to show 150 women how to become one. The technology industry is full of potential role models, yet many women believe they...
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