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The Energy Industry’s Power Problem? Too Few Women

The Energy Industry’s Power Problem? Too Few Women

The lack of women in energy companies is holding back the sector’s efforts to tackle climate change, a leading industry watcher has warned. Catherine Mitchell, professor of energy policy at the University of Exeter, said poor gender diversity meant the industry was less open to new ideas, in particular the move to a lower carbon
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100 Years Since Women Got the Vote – But Our Society is Still Sexist?

100 Years Since Women Got the Vote – But Our Society is Still Sexist?

It is inspiring in this centenary year to hear about the formidable work of the Suffragette and Suffragist movements, securing for women the right to vote and stand for election – it’s part of the basic history of our “island story” that is seldom told. Much has been achieved as a result of this change
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SoSensational – Irresistible Party – Evening and Occasion Wear

SoSensational – Irresistible Party – Evening and Occasion Wear

In A/W16 SoSensational is showcasing irresistible party- evening and occasion wear that features all the season’s key trends, notably the midi- skirt, mixed print, embellishment, luxe-textured fabrics (including velvet, lurex, sequins, satin, brocade and lace). There are also hints of two other key A/W trends, sports luxe and military. As you might expect, those two
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Darshana Ubl – The Road to Following your Passion and Finding a Gap in the Market

Darshana Ubl – The Road to Following your Passion and Finding a Gap in the Market

Darshana Ubl shares her business journey from ‘playing shop’ to designing and creating a luxury car rally for adventurous car enthusiasts. All this has been achieved whilst pioneering the TripleWin methodology to bring growth and success in all she sets out to achieve. Tell us about your dream job as a child One of the
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SoSensational – Working your Wardrobe in the Summer

SoSensational – Working your Wardrobe in the Summer

Finding great clothes for your working wardrobe in the winter is easy-peasy – we all know we can fall back on a tailored wool blazer plus trousers or pencil skirt in black, brown or grey. But as soon as the temperature rises work wear is more difficult because warm-weather clothing is not always office friendly.
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Victoria Knowles-Lacks talks Empowering and Bringing Women Together through New Club

Victoria Knowles-Lacks talks Empowering and Bringing Women Together through New Club

Victoria Knowles-Lacks has a vision – she wants to empower women, by bringing ladies of all ages, shapes, backgrounds and abilities together. She has worked hard on creating the largest, all girl shooting community. What is the Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club? The Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club is the UK’s largest ladies shooting club.
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SoSensational – Starting a Business at 60…How These Two Women did It.

SoSensational – Starting a Business at 60…How These Two Women did It.

Cyndy and Jan are two super cool ladies who started a business when they were around 60 years old! Yes it’s important that we mention their age as it can be an inspiration to many who are ‘umming’ and ‘ahhing’ about whether or not they can start something in the later years of their life.
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Joanna Herbert – A Woman in a Man’s World

Rising star at Lexus, Joanna Herbert is smashing targets and making sales history in an industry that is dominated by men at Lexus Cheltenham! Joanna, formerly a hair dresser from Toni & Guy, found herself as the Business Centre Manager of this exclusive brand just over two years ago through a series of interesting events.
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Sophie Belinda on Starting a Business straight out of University

Sophie Belinda on Starting a Business straight out of University

We chat to British designer Sophie Belinda, who started her own clothing business straight out of university after finishing her degree. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I did a fashion degree at Birmingham University for three years. From then I knew that I wanted to set up my own business so I got
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Fiona Fullerton – An Incredible Journey from Bond Girl to Business Woman

Fiona Fullerton – An Incredible Journey from Bond Girl to Business Woman

Fiona Fullerton has gone from a child star at age 11 to a Bond girl working with Roger Moore in A View to a Kill, but what really stood out was how down to earth she remained through it all. There is something very special about Fiona and what it most attractive about her is
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