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Menopause the hidden threat to women’s careers

According to MP Carolyn Harris, “the menopause revolution has begun” there has definitely been a significant increase in the amount of coverage on the menopause …

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Getting the Balance Right? Why Fixing the Maternity Transition is Good for Business.

Maternity leave has been in the news a fair bit recently: the Bill Gates foundation controversially reduced their paid maternity provision, as this Observer article details, and …

Balance of Power – IWD 2019

This year’s theme for IWD19 is “Balance for Better” the background behind the theme is that the world now expects balance, notices it’s absence and …

Make Your Mentoring Rock

Plenty of research supports the benefits of mentoring, increases in productivity, retention, progression of individuals and creating a positive workplace culture.  There’s a definite need …

#bemorebird

#bemorebird is our campaign for this year. When asked, 80% of the millennials we spoke to stated they would rather work for a man than …

Personal Leadership Planning for Women Workshop

This one-day introduction to discovering your leadership capability is aimed at anyone with high potential, who has progressed quickly to date in their career and …

#BeMoreGareth

We end a week where the country has been gripped with World Cup fever – maybe the heat created a form of delirium. But as …

Our Thoughts on Flexible Working

Asking for a part-time role is like putting on Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak. It can feel as if you cease to play a serious part …

Boardroom Bores

The excuses given by FTSE 350 companies for the lack of women on their boards are, as reported by the Guardian ‘pitiful and patronising’. We’ve …

Advocacy : a gem in the gender equality toolkit?

There’s a feeling of excitement this week at birdsoup – today is International Women’s Day when we are all being asked to #PressforProgress, organisations are …

Share some love at work on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here, and predictions are in the UK, the great British public will spend c £1bn proclaiming their love, apparently, pets are getting …

100 years of suffrage has lessons for gender equality in the workplace

Today it has been 100 years since the Representation of the People Act gave some women the vote and we couldn’t let this centenary go …

Deeds not words

This year it’s 100 years since women in the UK won the right to vote, things have changed significantly for women particularly in the workplace, …

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