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On December 9th we collaborated with IPPR North for the State Of The North conference at ASDA HQ in Leeds. The conference brought together the North’s key businesses and decision-makers to discuss at a very high-level the future for the North of England. The partnership between IPPR North and Northern Power Women organisation is a...
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It was tough, but women from all over the region somehow managed to leave their flat caps and whippets at home for the Northern Power Women Conference 2015 and show the world a thing or two about being fabulously female, friendly and from up north. From where I’m standing, as a business journalist and someone...
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Local business leaders across the north are joining forces this week and donating their unwanted work clothes for the Dress It Forward initiative. The scheme, which aims to provide female ex-offenders with appropriate work wear, is to be launched by Cllr Erica Kemp at the Northern Power Women Conference on 12th March. After working closely...
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The Government launched the much anticipated Shared Parental Leave (SPL) Regulations on the 1st December 2014 which apply to employees who expect to become parents on or after 5th April 2015, including adoptive parents. These new regulations give parents flexibility to share caring responsibilities between themselves, enabling them to choose how they would like to...
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Photographer John Cassidy tells us how you can transform your personal brand. 2015 is underway and it’s a great time to assess yet another year that seems to have flown by! January is always a great time to reflect and think about the direction that you want to take in the coming year. It’s time...
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With equality between men and women at board level still a long way off, are quotas a necessary evil? Stephanie Hamilton shares her views. I am not a ‘sit on the fence’ kind of person. My opinions are always one way or the other. White wine and never red. ‘Team Cheese,’ rather than ‘Team Dessert’....
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