Business

28 February 2007

Openreach - New Opportunites for Women

Broadband providers Openreach part of Telecomms giant BT have announced that they to actively seek to encourage more women into its organisation.Openreach, a new part of BT, was created on ...

28 February 2007

Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves

It’s International Women’s Day soon (March 8th) and FemaleFirst have decided to celebrate women who are actively selecting careers and life paths which widen and enlighten the role of females ...

28 February 2007

Women Who Are Changing the Role For Women

It’s International Women’s Day soon (March 8th) and FemaleFirst have decided to celebrate women who are actively selecting careers and life paths which widen and enlighten the role of females ...

24 February 2007

Job burn-out ups diabetes risk

Diabetes is linked to poor lifestyle.People who suffer from job burn-out may be prone to developing type 2 diabetes, research suggests.An Israeli study of 677 mostly male, middle-aged workers found ...

23 February 2007

Better off all round

Lone parents reveal lifestyle benefits of being in workAn online survey among more than 1,000 lone parents in the UK has shown that over three-quarters (77%) of respondents who have ...

5 February 2007

Dress For Business success

Is your fashion sense sabotaging your success at work? Will the cut and colour of your shirt really affect your chances of promotion? Avery Dennison Office Products believes that image ...

4 February 2007

Mum’s The Word When It Comes To Career Decisions

It’s official, Mums really do rule the family roost in today’s society, according to a new study undertaken by family ‘Bakers Born & Bred’, Warburtons. The national survey of ...

4 February 2007

Leading industry experts announced for Women’s Enterprise Task Force

The newly created Women’s Enterprise Task Force announced by Margaret Hodge, Minister of State for Industry and the Regions, will see a top line-up of expertise from a range of ...

29 January 2007

Brits Turned Off By Technology

53 per cent of Brits say ‘technology today is too complex’Britain in danger of becoming the ‘tech illiterates of the world’Technology marches on with new and advanced products hitting the ...

23 January 2007

Don’t Forget To Detox Your Inbox

Brits embarking on their annual January detox of healthy food and exercise are being urged to take their regime a step further this year. A recent report from Yahoo!, found ...

20 January 2007

BUSINESS AND UNIONS UNITE TO FOMENT WORKPLACE REVOLUTION

CBI and TUC to sign pledge to change the way we work'This concordat brings together the signatories in a joint statement supporting the development and implementation of smarter working practices ...

12 January 2007

Sexy santas boost sales

Provactive lingerie and sex toys retailer Ann Summers announced record sales thanks to sales of Mrs Santa Claus outfits online.The website accounted for an increase in sales by 36%.In-store sales ...

12 January 2007

8 more days of staff holidays

Britain's workers will get eight more days of holiday thanks to a change in the law.Six million people will benefit under the government's plans increasing the total number of days ...

5 January 2007

Overtime employees working for free

Workers in Britain are losing out on £4,800 every year due to unpaid overtime, according to a recent report..The Trade Union Congress (TUC) conducted a survey which found last year ...

5 January 2007

Women land top jobs

Nancy Pelosi has become the first female speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the highest-ranking woman in the American government.She will become the third most senior politician (second ...

5 January 2007

Shortage of women in top jobs

Women are still under-represented in Britain's most senior jobs, a report has found.The report by The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) found there was a significant shortage in the number of ...

4 January 2007

Bitchy bosses hinder careers

Female rivalry is the key to the gender discrimination that exists in the workplace according to research.The study found women were more likely than men to criticise the abilities of ...

30 October 2006

Apprenticeship Awards

Celebrating Apprenticeships - awards season in full swingApprentices and their employers and training providers up and down the country are being recognised for their achievements with a host of high ...

16 October 2006

Shepherdson: 'I agreed on Moss deal'

Former Top Shop director Jane Shepherdson insists she is "embarrassed" by claims she quit the British fashion chain store over rows regarding supermodel Kate Moss.Shepherdson left the firm last week ...
8 October 2006

Stewart Questions Jail Time

Martha Stewart still doesn't understand why she was thrown in jail - two years after serving a five month prison sentence for lying to stock market regulators.The domestic guru can't figure out ...
2 October 2006

The Future Is Female And Fifty Plus

Research reveals that women over fifty are best equipped as managers in a flexible working environmentWomen over fifty will make the ideal boss in a world where we increasingly work ...

28 September 2006

Bowie Backs Nokia's Rival To iPOD

Rock icon David Bowie has signed up to help support a new music download service to be launched by mobile phone giant Nokia.Music Recommenders will aim to rival Apple's iPod, allowing ...

18 September 2006

‘Kitchen table tycoons’ contribute £4.4 billion to British economy

Mums who turn their kitchens into boardrooms and set up businesses from home have become a powerful force within Britain PLC, with a combined turnover of £4.4 billion according to ...

4 September 2006

UK Lacking in Skills

Empoyers in the UK who refuse to train their workforce are leading to a nationwide skills shortage, the leading workers' union has warnedThe TUC said that employers should spend less ...

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