With International Women’s Day 2014 taking place tomorrow our director, Simone Roche, explores what this day means for us all in 2014. Firstly, Happy International Women’s Day! IWD is an important event, held annually on 8 March since the early 1900s, but growing in significance with each year. It is celebrated around the world, with thousands of events taking place to mark the occasion. Women 1st held one such event in partnership with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport...
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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 to consider the things that went well, assess the things that didn’t and look at how you can progress this year. It’s time to consider...
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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’. I love raw celery, but hate it cooked. Women in business quotas? I am ‘no’ on quotas. At least, I was… I have worked in...
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