Login Register

14 August 2020

According to a recent study by McKinsey (Women in the Workplace 2018) women remain underrepresented. This is particularly true in tech industries where only about 20% of Tech Jobs are Held by Women (Small Biz Trends:Women in technology statistics) and a lack of female mentors could be playing a part in inspiring the youth of today. I (Dawn […]

11 August 2020

By Marina Gerner, 10th August 2020 An aversion amongst male venture capitalists to talk about vaginas is belittling a whole generation of female entrepreneurs “I walked into this room, and there were probably about 30 men in their late 50s and 60s – all white hair,” says Colette Courtion, founder of Seattle-based health and wellness […]

11 August 2020

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times For Cecilia Pearson, founder and CEO of Birmingham-based Babypalooza, an important next personal and professional step is to invest in Black women who are establishing businesses—just as others made investments in her. “I had to learn a lot of my lessons the hard way, and I would love to be […]

10 August 2020

2020 has been a weird year, there’s no doubt about it. I’ve heard mixed opinions, particularly when it comes to working. For some, furlough has felt like one long holiday: beers, sitting in the garden and still getting paid. For others, it’s resulted in a loss of belonging, as well as incomprehensible stress, particularly with […]

5 August 2020

Hannah Baker, Head of Marketing at The Marketing Store on the importance of focusing on actions, not words when it comes to committing to drive change. I hesitate to start this piece claiming that it’s ‘never been more important to be an ally’, because standing up against injustice, platforming oppressed voices and dedicating time to […]

4 August 2020

After it was recently revealed that the clothing company Boohoo exploited workers in its factory in England, you may be left feeling guilty, concerned and curious about where to shop for ethical and affordable clothes. As consumers, we deserve clarity. So this article is dedicated to shedding light on the brutal billionaires behind fast fashion […]

3 August 2020

Is remote working here to stay? While many people have predicted the rise of remote working over recent years, nobody expected it to rocket its way to the forefront as it has during 2020. It’s difficult to remember what life was like before the Coronavirus pandemic forced governments and businesses worldwide to implement drastic changes […]

28 July 2020

An increasing number of graduate employers now screen candidates on social media and often reject applicants as a result of their ‘digital footprint.’  Guest blogger and University of Warwick Chemistry undergraduate,  Manpreet Kaur, shares her perspective on how to manage your on-line presence to create the type of positive impression that will impress potential recruiters. […]

28 July 2020

Published: July 6, 2020 Posted in: Benefits and welfare, traineeships, Wages EMPLOYERS GET PAID, BUT YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T? THIS SMELLS FISHY TO US The government has just announced a £111m investment in traineeships aimed at 18- to 24-year-olds keen to take their first step into the job market. Businesses in England will receive a £1,000 […]

21 July 2020

Accessibility is not a new concept. We’ve been prioritizing accessibility in the physical world for years. But where we fall down is in the digital space. Everyone is aware that our lives are more dependent on technology than ever—companies are investing more in digital services. But as the world moves online, some people are at […]

Designed with by Squibble   |   © Northern Power Platform 2020