ACCA Urges Graduates To Step Up And Drive Small Business Growth

According to global accountancy body ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) graduates interested in a finance career can help drive small business growth by pursuing a career in smaller accountancy practices. Recent research from the body has shown that 48% of small and medium sized accountancy practices (SMPs) were looking to recruit. ACCA also… Read full story

Global Law Firm Linklaters Named A Top Employer For Women In The UK By The Times And Opportunity Now

Linklaters has been included in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women in 2014. The firm runs several initiatives to promote talented women. This includes the Linklaters’ Women’s Leadership Programme, in association with Cranfield School of Management, which provides a structured means of targeting those women with the strongest potential as early as possible. The… Read full story

Hearst Magazines UK Launches Major New Editorial Brand For Women.

Hearst Empowering Women is to be unveiled during a round-table seminar at Ad Week, hosted by the editors of Red, ELLE, Cosmopolitan Good Housekeeping and Harper’s Bazaar. The new initiative will bring together expertise and advice from their entire portfolio and will also be closely aligned with their own CSR drive to support women in… Read full story

‘Career Capital’ is Key to Success According to Accenture Research

New Accenture research reveals that more than 89% of female professionals around the globe and a similar number of male respondents believe building their “career capital” (differentiated skills that define and advance their careers) is key to success in the workplace. The research carried out in November 2013 was based on a survey of 4,100… Read full story

Survey Reveals Women Network Mid-Career Less Often than Men

A recent survey of 243 professionals (51% male, 49% female) carried out by law firm Trowers & Hamlins, with executive search firm fdu group, has revealed that even though men and women believe networking to be important to their careers, women over the age of 35 are networking considerably less often than their male counterparts.… Read full story

Research Reveals Many Working Mums Feel Guilty, Torn And Overlooked

New research undertaken for The Work & Family Show has revealed differences between working mums and dads in the UK. The key findings are: • 80% of women feel guilty about going back to work and worry about childcare compared with just 39% of men. • Childcare responsibilities still fall to mum, even when both… Read full story