Fidelio Announces Two Events to Address Link Between Increased Gender Diversity & Leadership Effectiveness At Board & Executive Level

Fidelio, the Board and Executive Search Consultancy has announced two events in the first quarter of 2016 addressing the link at Board and Executive level between increased gender diversity and leadership effectiveness. Further information about both events can be found on fideliopartners.com. If interested in attending please contact info@fideliopartners.com or Alix Ciraud on +44 (0) 207 759 2200. Die… Read full story

New Research Finds Promising Start For Shared Parental Leave

According to new research carried out by work-life balance charity Working Families more than two third of employers are supportive of shared parental leave (67%), There were 79 respondents to the survey with 940,494 employees represented in total. Responses were given by those with HR responsibilities and organisations from a wide range of sectors responded, including… Read full story

Anniversary Of Amy Johnson’s Death Marked in Home City And Beyond

Amy Johnson CBE (1903-1941) was a pioneer, a trail blazer and one of the most inspirational women of the 20th Century. Amongst other achievements and records as an aviator she was the first female pilot to fly solo from England to Australia in 1930. Today, 5th January, marks the 75th anniversary of her untimely death… Read full story

Mahogany Opera Group Announces UK Tour For New Family Pageant Opera The Rattler

Mahogany Opera Group’s new opera, The Rattler, is ‘the true and original story of Rumpelstiltskin’, an interactive retelling of this age-old fairy tale for family audiences. The work is directed by Frederic Wake-Walker with a score by renowned composer and educationalist Stephen Deazley, and libretto by BAFTA-nominated writer Martin Riley.  The production has also been developed in association… Read full story

New Guidance To Help Companies Attract And Retain More Women Into STEM Roles

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Prospect, the union for professionals, with many members in the in the science and engineering sectors, have launched new practical guidance, Progressing Women in STEM Roles, to support employers working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) related industries in taking action to improve their gender diversity and inclusion. The new… Read full story

2015 Specsavers everywoman In Retail Ambassadors Announced

  The 2015 Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors have been announced. The 2015 Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassadors are: Negar Bagherzadeh,Senior Manager Business Applications, Gap inc,from North London, chosen as the 2015 Retail Ambassador of the Year Gillian Baird, Store Manager,Asda, based in Birmingham   Lorna Billinge, Vice President of Global QA and Supply Chain Operations,QVC, from Liverpool Clare Blampied, Managing Director,Sacla UK Limited, from Beaconsfield… Read full story

New Careers Advice Website Unveiled By The College Of Podiatry

The College of Podiatry, the academic authority for podiatry in the UK, has launched a new Careers in Podiatry website (careersinpodiatry.com) The website brings together everything you ever wanted to know about podiatry. Alison Hart, undergraduate education officer at The College of Podiatry, comments “We have worked closely with careers advisors, students and career changers to build… Read full story

Finalists In The 2015 NatWest everywoman Awards Announced

The finalists  in the 2015 NatWest everywoman Awards have been announced. The winners of the six categories will be announced on Wednesday 2nd December at The Dorchester Hotel and a further three will be unveiled on the day: The Spirit of everywoman Award will honour a woman whose pioneering contribution has changed the landscape for women in business. Previous winners have… Read full story