Entries by Ruth Lloyd-Williams

Care Champion for Bluebird Care Newbury completes 10 Ultra Marathons to mark 10 years Work Anniversary

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Sandra Owen, a Care Champion at Bluebird Care Newbury, has undertaken a mammoth task, all with the aim of raising money for charity. Sandra has set out to complete 10 ultra marathons to mark 10 years of working with Bluebird Care and to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.   She began her challenge in […]

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With more charge points – will you be driving an electric vehicle?

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By Jérôme Faissat, co-founder, Andersen We see a lot about electric cars and other electric vehicles (EVs) and you may find yourself driving one soon (if you aren’t already!).  Research suggests that by 2030 there will be 500 million EVs worldwide and the number may well be an under-estimate. One factor which is slowing the […]

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Cancer Research UK – Thank You

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Cancer Research UK-funded scientist Callum Hall thanks Race for Life 2018 participants and urges them to return their sponsorship money so that Cancer Research UK can continue its vital work. Watch the video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7SsiRmakIA&feature=youtu.be

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Empowering Women in Business Event Date Announced 

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The bfa are excited to announce the return of Empowering Women in Business (EWIB), an occasion solely for women, being held at the Nottingham Belfry on November 15th.  Previously known as Women in Franchising, it has been reinvented to include women from all walks of business life. With women-led businesses contributing about £75 billion to […]

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Practical Steps to take if you feel your presentation is going horribly wrong

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By Sudha Mani, Toastmasters International  Do you feel a twinge of trepidation at the thought of giving a speech or presentation?  If so, this may be because you’re imagining something going wrong. Many of us have had that experience. Luckily there are ways to handle these feelings and make sure that every presentation has a […]

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Forced to give notice at work because of sexual harassment or racial discrimination? Or unfairly dismissed? Here’s what to do. 

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By Amanda Hamilton, NALP There are many reasons why someone might take their employer to a tribunal. Poor pay, unfair dismissal, discrimination and sexual harassment are among the most common.   If you have been working for an employer for two years, and you’ve been dismissed due to, or during, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, […]

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Step Count Challenge Encourages Scottish Workforce to be More Active

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Scotland’s walking charity is doing its bit to improve the country’s health after a recent study found that, no matter how hard you hit the gym after work, being sedentary between 9 to 5 will still harm your health. Paths for All is urging people to get involved in its Autumn Step Count Challenge, in […]

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The Greatest Show Woman

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As has become expected, the Network She Women Mean Business Conference delivered the unexpected. Blatantly plagiarising the Greatest Show Man this year’s conference host Myfannwy Twanky Barnum took to the stage and delivered a great day. Over 120 local business women, women in business and 6th form girls from Ysgol Aberconwy and Ysgol Eirias experienced […]

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