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Anita Rani on gender equality and discrimination

Anita Rani is one of the lead presenters on BBC One’s Countryfile and a regular part of the One Show team. Having wowed the audience of Strictly Come Dancing 2015 Anita returned to the dance floor as host of the Live Tour in early 2017. She recently presented and co-produced BBC One’s 2 part series My Family, Partition and Me: India 1947…

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Effective Female Networks …Removing The Sting of the Queen Bee | Cecilia Harvey

In order for women to advance in the workplace, strong female networks are critical. Networks are effective if they are attracting and retaining exceptional talent and connecting and advancing women in the industry. Unfortunately, Queen Bee Syndrome can weaken networks and can be the biggest hindrance to women climbing the ranks in the workplace. Queen…

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Inside Out | Reflect, Reset and Renew | Lisa Bent

Read the latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor, and blogger, Lisa Bent. Check in each month, right here, where she covers personal development, mental health, social issues and a whole lot more…   Welcome to December and my last article for 2017. This month “tis the season to be jolly” as we exchange gifts, be with…

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Five tips to turn your speaking fear into your friend | Lyn Roseaman

A fear of public speaking is something we learn – not something we are born with. So, we can equally learn to quash the debilitating nerves and harness the good nerves – the ones that give us positive energy and presence on stage.  To achieve this, we need to re-programme our mindset and make friends…

How to claim your holiday and dance lessons against your business | Jonathan Amponsah

Nobody wants to pay more tax than they need to, but sole traders and directors of limited companies commonly pay unnecessarily high tax because they simply don‘t realise the extent of expenses that they can claim against their income. HMRC states that expenses which are incurred “wholly and exclusively” for the purpose of your business…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | I don’t always know

Read the latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor and blogger, Lisa Bent   The television is turned off. It’s just me and these words being typed out on a white blank screen. My deadline to submit this column is today and I genuinely don’t know what I want to write so I am going with…

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Book now for Houses of Parliament Recruitment Day | Thursday 16 November 2017

If you love working with people in a highly rewarding customer-driven environment then why not book your place at this Recruitment Fair taking place at the Houses of Parliament? Members of staff will be available to talk to you about current and future opportunities and offer advice on applying for jobs via the UK Parliament…

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On Leadership | Donna Herdsman

Here’s the latest in our leadership series. We ask a range of entrepreneurs, business owners, experts, women and men from a range of sectors and industries: ‘What Does Leadership Mean to You?’ Donna Herdsman, replies.   My overriding view is that we are all leaders. Family members, work colleagues, friends,  someone within your extended circle of acquaintances,…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | Change is coming

The latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor and blogger, Lisa Bent.   The weather receives the signal to be slightly crisper. The leaves know it’s time to transition from vibrant green to rustic gold. Yes, autumn has officially arrived in the UK and like clockwork, everything else has adapted. I love autumn,  but I have always…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | Reclaiming my time

Read the latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor and blogger, Lisa Bent. Check in with Lisa each month, right here, where she’ll be writing about personal development, mental health, social issues and a whole lot more.    I was so inspired by this clip of American politician Maxine Waters questioning Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Ms…