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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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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...
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Emily Karatay attended our recent conference in Liverpool, which focused on ‘Women Inspiring the Economy’ – here are her thoughts from the day! This blog originally appeared here. To find out more about World Merit, visit www.worldmerit.org. I had the pleasure to join an event last week as part of the International Festival of Business...
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Is being someone we’re not the price we pay for career success? Women 1st member Gabriella Driver says it shouldn’t have to be. In my early 20s I worked really hard at trying to morph myself into the mould of the person I thought I needed to be in order to be successful. I was...
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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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