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Female entrepreneurs still underrepresented across the UK

The research was carried out by Paymentsense, and the figures also suggest that just over a third (34 percent) of UK SMEs are now female-run, an increase on 2017 data which reported that only 19 percent of UK small businesses were led by women*

Contributor: Jacqueline Gallazzi-Ritchie | Published: 23 July 2019

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Pulling a cracker, and still thinking about work?

With the holiday season imminent, employers will have to be acutely aware of the sentiment across the workforce and judge how they can maintain the right balance for their employees. These are the results of a survey of five thousand employees in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Contributor: Fiona McKee | Published: 21 December 2018

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Companies under-prepared for political and natural disasters overseas

Some employers may believe that a political or natural disaster is only likely to occur in traditionally high-risk regions, but this is not the case. The change in political dynamics means that volatility can happen anywhere in the world. Contributor Sarah Dennis, Head of international - The Health Insurance Group.

Contributor: Sarah Dennis | Published: 18 October 2018

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5 percent Club welcomes 300th MEMBER

Amey commits to 5 percent of its workforce in “earn and learn” positions by 2023 and encourages industry peers to do the same. Amey is proud to become The 5 percent Club’s 300th member, pledging to work towards a minimum 5 percent of its UK workforce enrolled in “earn and learn” positions within five years.

Contributor: Andy Milner | Published: 22 June 2018