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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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New research shows why women miss out on top jobs


With the news this month that the number of women making it into a board position is still very small, research published by the Ashridge Business School shows what is blocking women’s path to the top. The new book, Women in … Continue reading

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Female Directors Appointed in Boardrooms

Female Directors Appointed on Top FTSE 100 Firms

  The number exclusively of male boards in the list of FTSE 100 companies shrunk to just 21 last year. That number reduced to just 11 in March 2012, and with silver mining company Fresnillo appointing their first female director María … Continue reading

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Five lessons about women in business


Carrie Hindmarsh is CEO of M&C Saatchi Group’s advertising agency and judge at the Veuve Clicquot Business Women of the Year Awards, which took place in London this week. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal  she gives five lessons about women in … Continue reading

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Quotas for Women on Boards – what do YOU think?


The controversial issue of quotas for women on boards has come up again in the media. So, what do you think? Have your say on our poll on the Hub homepage. Here’s a round up of some recent media stories on … Continue reading

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Women in business: is David Cameron failing to see the bigger picture?


In recent weeks David Cameron has been very vocal in calling for more women to make it onto the boards of the UK’s top companies but is this enough? While we would agree that there is insufficient representation from women … Continue reading

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Woman appointed CEO of one of the world’s largest oil companies


How about this woman as someone to be inspired by? Graca Foster (pictured here with Brazil’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff) has just been confirmed as CEO of Petrobas in Brazil, one of the world’s largest oil companies and ranked … Continue reading

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Evidence of a positive link between women in leadership and business performance


 That’s what David Cameron is saying in the news today. He goes on “The drive for more women in business is not simply about equal opportunity, it’s about effectiveness”  “It’s about quality, not just equality.” Read the full story on … Continue reading

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Cameron appoints women business leaders to advisory board


David Cameron has appointed 3 female business leaders on the Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Board. The Board meets 4 times a year to advise the government on business issues. Read the full article in the Telegraph here.

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The women who are making it onto boards


So, last week we heard that the number of women making it onto the UK’s board has now reached record levels. This article in the Independent profiles some of the women that are doing just that.

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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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