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Must watch documentary: Blurred Lines, The New Battle Of The Sexes


The documentary Blurred Lines: The New Battle Of The Sexes was just brought to my attention by Linda Barlow. Its a documentary presented by Kirsty Wark exploring examples of how women are assailed in public life, especially online. She asks if … Continue reading

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Fighting Networking Fatigue – Barclays Forward Ladies Conference

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If you weren’t one of the 150 women at the Barclays Forward Ladies Conference last week, you missed out on a truly inspiring event. Continue reading

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Facebook Europe appoints Nicola Mendelsohn

Facebook Europe Names Nicola Mendelsohn as New Head

The veteran advertising executive is to shortly take over as Vice President of Facebook’s European division. Mendelsohn will be leaving her role at Karmarama, where she worked with clients such as Costa, Honda and the BBC.The news of her appointment has again brought the issue of successful women in the business sector into light. She will be replacing Joanna Shields, and reporting to Facebook chief Sheryl Sandberg. Continue reading

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Women in Business: Dynamic Paths to Success

Panelists at the Thomson Reuters conference in November

Last month Thomson Reuters and Sapient’s Women’s Leadership Network came together to discuss paths to success for women in business. Here’s a brief summary of the do’s and don’ts the panelists recommended. DO: Take risks. Never be afraid to challenge yourself. Be brave … Continue reading

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The Leveson Inquiry: ‘Where is the Debate About the Portrayal of Women?’

The results of the Levenson Inquiry will affect all British National Newspapers

With Lord Leveson on the cusp of publishing the much anticipated results of his enquiry into the ethics of the journalists, it is time for a fresh look at how women appear in the media. Women’s pressure groups Eaves, End … Continue reading

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Different views from two women in the White House


Women Still Can’t Have It All: Whining or Realistic? Read two views from The White House. Continue reading

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Royal Mail chief backs staff quotas for women


Royal Mail chief executive, Moya Greene is publicly backing recruitment quotas for women in the workplace – including the boardroom. Continue reading

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Women are kick-starting growth by mentoring others


The Home office has announced some high profile names that have joined in to promote mentoring in the UK. Specsavers founder Dame Mary Perkins and Hallett Retail founder Wendy Hallett are among those named as inspirational mentoring champions. £2m help … Continue reading

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Rising power: Calling all Female entrepreneurs – look East for success!


Dell India 2012 – uniting women owned businesses. According to a new study conducted by Dell, female entrepreneurs based in India are expecting a 90 per cent growth in business in the next 5 years. The Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network … Continue reading

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Forward Ladies Wedding Commission


Forward Ladies Meet for Cake! When Forward Lady Frances Wells married her long term partner, Dr Simon Cross, she knew a partnership of a different kind was also in order.  Frances commissioned recently joined Forward Lady Claire Kemp – architect-turned-cake-maker-extraordinaire … Continue reading

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5 Tips for using PR to raise the profile of your business to drive sales

By JH Public Relations - www.JHPR.co.uk 1. Seek out ideal potential partners for cross promotion  By thoroughly understanding your customer you can identify other brands that share your target market. This synergy creates an ideal opportunity to collaborate with brands who … Continue reading

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