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working mothers
people coming of a flight, business travel featured
12
Mar

Three business travel tips for busy working mothers

At the best of times, maintaining balance as a working mother is a unique challenge. For mothers who are required to travel for their role, the challenge is even greater. Finding the time to prepare for your business trip carefully while still taking care of your children and going to work is a lot to...
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Working from home with small children featured
10
Jan

Working mothers lose £1.3 trillion in earnings due to inflexible business culture

Working mothers are losing £1.3 trillion in earnings due to inflexible working and business culture, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by Feel, a London-based recruitment consultancy, revealed how British business is allowing trillions of pounds of value in female talent and expertise to go uncaptured. The survey reports that millions of highly...
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Working from home with small children featured
21
Apr

Promoting working mothers

In 2016, Citizens Advice reported a 58 per cent increase in the number of women needing advice on maternity discrimination issues. Despite employment rights being protected by law whilst on maternity leave, many women worry that taking leave will negatively affect their career. Here, Claire Leigh director at Brampton Recruitment, discusses how career progression can...
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28
Mar

Government ensures commitment to supporting working mothers of premature babies

The government has ensured their commitment to supporting working mothers of premature babies. The government has drawn up guidance that will cover everything from how employers can offer flexible working arrangements following a premature birth to how to handle requests for additional time off. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will work with...
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She's Back Inspirational Video
18
May

Inspirational videos: She’s Back the Movie

WeAreTheCity are proud to share the following inspirational short films. These carefully selected clips all focus on female empowerment and highlight issues that are faced by so many women all over the world. We hope you feel both inspired and motivated watching these amazing films and we would also like to take this opportunity to...
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10
Mar

Trending: Female CEO “I’m sorry to all the mothers I worked with” | Katharine Zaleski

It’s hitting the news, twitter and TV stations across the US and UK, one internet start-up CEO Katharine Zaleski has apologised for her ‘mistakes’ in giving her female workforce a hard time for her narrow mindness on working mothers.  Writing on the Fortune website, Katharine sends a very heartfelt and honest apology I secretly rolled...
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17
Jun

30% Club: Mothers on Boards

Comparing the level of support for working mothers to the proportion of women In senior management in eight OECD countries ABOUT THE 30% CLUB The 30% Club is a group of Chairmen voluntarily committed to bringing more women onto UK corporate boards. On average, FTSE – 100 companies have only 16.7% female representation on their...
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Maternity
23
Jan

Mothers Return – short survey for working mothers

Mairi McHaffie from Coaching Squared teaches women how to coach each other and form peer to peer partnerships across Whitehall and the City.  Her programmes have been shortlisted for Opportunity Now and Race for Opportunity Awards.  She is now using her feedback from these groups and her own personal experiences to launch Mothers Return in...
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