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 with the ISIS Centre Merseyside and Tomorrow’s Women Wirral Stephanie Wright, Director of Sefton & Liverpool Women in Business, decided that more needed to be...
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Positive Image Founder and Voice Kate Hardcastle takes to the airwaves, speaking out about her story on BBC Radio 4, with Kate Silverton.
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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 arrange the care for their child. There are numerous articles available giving effective overviews of what this means for employers, what they should now be...
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One of the ‘firsts’ was the Harnessing the Power of Diversity Conference on the 10th June 2014 at The Mansion House in the centre of the City of London. On that day over 150 managers from all levels came together to share their perspectives of Diversity and Inclusion within their companies, how progress was being made and what the continued focus should be over the coming years. Harnessing the Power of Diversity conference approached the Diversity and Inclusion agenda differently,...
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Harriet Minter is the editor of the Guardian’s Women in Leadership section. Previously, she worked as a commissioning editor for a range of sections on the Guardian and also ran the engagement and social media strategy for the Guardian’s Professional Networks. Harriett knows a thing or two about the barriers for women moving into leadership roles. In this very personal talk, Harriet argues that women need to “proceed until apprehended”, i.e. women need to lose the need to get explicit...
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