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International Women’s Day

Who runs the world? GIRLS!

At Meet and Potato, we have several leading ladies working for the business so for this year’s IWD we asked them (and some of the men!) for their thoughts on IWD and what needs to be done to drive forward…

What IWD Means to Young Female Leaders in a Male Dominated Industry

Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress.” Laura Evans-Fisk is Head of Digital & Engagement at leading foreign currency brand, eurochange. Here she shares her thoughts on what IWD 24 means to…

How women can retire with purpose by embracing a new homesitting career

To mark International Women’s Day[i] on 8 March, Homesitters Ltd, the UK’s leading home and pet sitting company, is shining a light on the empowering role that becoming a home and pet sitter can be for women looking for a…

Shining a light on diversity and inclusion in luxury brands on International Women’s Day

By Abigail Wilmore, Founder, People Flow As we celebrate International Women’s Day, it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect on the progress made in women’s careers but also to shine a light on the work still needed. When my mother went…

‘Pink Tax’ outrage: how much more are women paying for toiletries?

As International Women’s Day approaches (March 8), issues such as gender discrimination and inclusion rise to the forefront, such as the pervasive issue of the “Pink Tax” on bathroom products.1 The “Pink Tax” refers to the tendency for products marketed specifically…

ACCA calls on employers to continue to progress flexible working on International Women’s Day

As employers around the world today mark International Women’s Day, ACCA is emphasising the importance of flexible working and training in accelerating diversity. Remote and hybrid work, education and training are proving invaluable in extending access to opportunity and ACCA…

IWD2023: Formula E Showcases Variety Of Female Roles Across The Abb FIA Formula E World Championship

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, motorsport isn’t traditionally known for it’s diversity.  However,  Formula E is keen to change that and is showcasing its newly released sustainability report, which highlights all the work they are doing around e-mobility and…

Howden urges businesses to normalise conversations around women’s health to break stigma

On International Women’s Day (March 8th), Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing (Howden) is calling on businesses to “normalise” conversations about women’s health issues and to involve men in the discussions. Emma Capper, the UK Wellbeing Leader at Howden highlights that…

Proud to support women in construction: Dorset’s Wyatt Homes marks International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day (March 8th), Poole based Wyatt Homes is highlighting the achievements of one of its employees, Alexandra Negoita. Alexandra, 27, a Solent University graduate in Architectural Technology and Design, is forging a career as an Assistant…

FEMALE LEADERSHIP KEY FOR EMPLOYEE ATTRACTION AND RETENTION

·       59% of women want to work in a company headed by female leaders ·       Half of women (49%) are now open to considering a career in construction compared to over two thirds (67%) of men ·       Ahead of International Women’s Day, Redrow…