Category Archives: Women in Business

“Wimmin”…………….

I came across this article and thought it made interesting reading, given that it was written by a woman. You may not agree with everything (or indeed anything) she says but I find it an interesting discourse on the feminist … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum, Laura Vanderkam…………..and these people want us to take them seriously?

Business brains at the World Economic Forum were perhaps hoping to inspire executives around the world with their list of ’14 things successful people do before breakfast’. But the organisation was instead met with mockery online, with Twitter users rushing … Continue reading

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Gender Diversity in FTSE Companies……………progress!

Britain’s top companies have made “enormous progress” on gender diversity by doubling the number of female directors, new figures indicate. Lord Davies, the former trade minister, said women now accounted for 23.5% of FTSE 100 board members, up from 12.5% … Continue reading

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Thieving, lying MPs………..and they wonder why we don’t trust Members of Parliament

An MP claimed £17 on expenses for the cost of a Remembrance Day poppy wreath. Sarah Champion, Labour MP for Rotherham, billed the taxpayer for the tribute as “office costs”, describing it as “necessary expenses”. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) … Continue reading

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Women ‘blocked from boardrooms’…………..really?

Nearly one in five women believe it is almost impossible for a female to reach a senior management role in business, according to a report. In a survey of 2,000 working women by communications giant 02, half replied that all the … Continue reading

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Tempus Fugit………….but little changes (or does it?)

I went to do a little shopping at the fruit and vegetable open market in Huddersfield today as I refuse to buy the tasteless and expensive (and pre-packed) items from the supermarkets. Tuesday is a kind of “get rid of … Continue reading

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French Chic or British Frump?

Who would you have in your political cabinet? This lot……………… or these members (below) of the French cabinet? And it goes without saying that British male politicians are even worse. I sometimes think “wh0 dressed you this morning?” given the … Continue reading

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