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1 February 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has all but eradicated the traditional definitions of working that dictated our lives. With many of us taking zoom calls in our slippers, pausing meetings to accept grocery deliveries, and trying to juggle working commitments with homeschooling, the way we work has adapted to fit around the rest of our lives. But […]

11 December 2020

Teesside University and Northern Power Women have asked a cross section of industry leaders to reflect on the leadership they have both provided and experienced this year, as part of the New Traits of Leadership Research. This was supported by Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor of Teesside University, Professor Dr Jane Turner OBE DL CCMI, who analysed […]

30 November 2020

On Monday 23rd of November, Simone Roche MBE was joined by Jane Woods, (Director, Head of Global Securities Operations and Head of Portfolio Services at BNY Mellon), Louise Beardmore (Customer Services and People Director at United Utilities) and Sharon Amesu (Director SA Consulting and former Branch Chair at The Institute of Directors) for Northern Power […]

1 September 2020

Covid 19 is increasing inequality – and our economy won’t cope by Simone Roche MBE Our Northern Power Women community has been discussing the stark reality of life and work right now. The mood is less optimistic than before, but we haven’t lost momentum. And, believe me, this country is going to need people like […]

26 August 2020

By Sophie Yantian ULaw Leeds and Sheffield campus dean Matt Tomlinson highlights the opportunities available to students in the northern city regions and shares his advice on securing a TC amid the COVID crisis ULaw Leeds and Sheffield campus dean Matt Tomlinson Yorkshire has long been a thriving legal hub in the North. As businesses increasingly […]

25 August 2020

What is an inclusive wellbeing strategy ‘Wellbeing’ is often used as a blanket term for things that promote employee mental health. An inclusive wellbeing strategy means a lot of different things, but mostly it just means a wellbeing strategy that works for everyone. In order to achieve this, companies should make sure their wellbeing strategy […]

14 August 2020

Andreas Heinecke is challenging prejudice with his immersive exhibitions, including giving visitors a chance to experience life in total darkness with a blind guide Andreas Heinecke is one of those people you hear about who rise with the dawn. “I get up early, most of the time between 4am and 6am, because I like to […]

14 August 2020

From political superpowers to tech titans, Forbes’ 2017 ranking of the “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” runs the gamut of everyone from Oprah Winfrey and Ivanka Trump to Angela Merkel and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg. Ranging in age from 92 (Queen Elizabeth II) to 28 (Taylor Swift), it’s clear no two women are the same. […]

11 August 2020

How many times have you heard the words “human-focus” ? Hundreds? Thousands? We get it, it has become a bit of a buzzword in the last couple of years. But what does “human-focus” actually mean when it comes to the culture at your company? And why would you even care? We’ve worked with more than 60 companies […]

10 August 2020

By John Choi,  Unitu’s communication officer, is a final-year student at University College London (UCL). He was an elected Course Representative and then Lead Department Representative for the Faculty of Laws, and has won the UCL Students’ Union Academic Rep of the Year Award 2019 and 2020. September is soon upon us and universities must […]

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