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13 July 2020

Welcome to a special edition of the Great British Podcast Newsletter, celebrating the winners of the British Podcast Awards 2020 (powered by Acast), which took place on Saturday night hosted by the brilliant Clara Amfo and Rhianna Dhillon. More than 50 judges representing the audio industry (from podcast creators, to journalists, to industry execs) chose our Gold winners, as well […]

19 June 2020

Prominent trailblazer and influencer, Simone Roche MBE, is one of five honorary officers from the north in the Royal Navy – and the only female. Simone Roche is the founder of Northern Power Women and Northern Power Futures, campaigns aimed at accelerating gender equality and social mobility from the north of England. Simone was appointed […]

17 June 2020

Lt Penny Thackray RN Since a lockdown was announced in the UK to help control the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve had to learn new ways to cope in isolation. For many of us, staying home and being isolated from friends and family is a new experience. But for submariners, the coping skills they have honed through […]

24 February 2020

I chose to do an apprenticeship with HSBC UK, following graduating from university, because I felt their scheme offered a chance for me to immerse myself in the world of work; gaining tangible experience in role, whilst also supplementing my knowledge with professional qualifications. My family have all had very successful careers in the financial […]

22 January 2020

We had some great ideas come back in response to last week’s blog, but we also had some silence. Is it time to hang up the pen soon? Possibly. That’s a scary thought but sometimes scary thoughts lead to other great things, so we will keep mulling it over. We’re going to take a different […]

7 November 2019

“I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way and I work really, really hard. Don”t call me lucky. Call me a badass.‚Äù ‚Äï Shonda Rhimes Is this quotation making you feel queasy? Has it got you reposting with a resounding YASSS QUEEN!? Either way, if you work […]

6 May 2019

When you think about change, what immediately springs to mind? Is it that you think you need to change? Another person or group of people need to change? The organisation or system? Or do you just think “things need to change”? Change means different things to different people and it is mostly a choice. However, […]

1 April 2019

Sisters Laura & Rachel Beattie are the founders of luxury ethical womenswear brand Careaux. Careaux is a timeless brand built on ethical and inclusive values. Each dress is designed to fit each and every woman”s unique shape, style personality and lifestyle. In 2018 Careaux was commissioned by The Pankhurst Centre to create the “Northern Power […]

7 March 2019

Northern Power Women and Michael Page hosted our second cross-sector mentoring connection event in Manchester. The evening reunited mentors and mentees to swap notes, make mischief and collaborate.

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