As the triggering of Article 50 gathers steam, Gina Miller told the First Women Summit that they must never be afraid to have ambition and display power.
There is one final opportunity for nominations to be made ahead of the 2016 First Women Awards, a decade-old initiative which has shed a light on ladies who have gone on to become gamechangers in their respective fields.
According to one panel of the First Women Summit, women don't make less than men – it's a bogus fact that just won't die down. However, there are reasons why it seems that way, and methods to further ensure equal wages for all.
The question of whether accepting inappropriate behaviour every now and then is important to further the cause of women in business and the professions will be one of many hotly-debated topics at the First Women Summit on 4 February.
Bringing together issues including why the gender pay gap continues to persist, achieving gender diversity in a small business and getting men involved in the debate, the second annual First Women Summit will unite more than 300 people in February.
With a new government in place, and in the run up to our annual First Women Awards, the latest Real Business focus will centre on discussing what kind of gender bias still exists – and what can be done to arrest this.
Having celebrated the achievements of women in business such as finnCap’s Sam Smith, Sophie Cornish and Holly Tucker of notonthehighstreet.com, Nails Inc founder Thea Green and technology entrepreneur Vin Murria, the race to crown this year’s First Women Awards is hotting up.
When women go on maternity leave their skills are often parked up and under-utilised for months or years on end. Now, 2to3days has emerged and is connecting employers with these new mothers
Real Business speaks with some of the country’s most successful women in business to discover what their grievances, motivations and biggest influences are.
The coalition government has placed business at the heart of many recent policy changes and introductions, but are the voices of senior business women and professionals being heard?
I have never considered myself a high-flyer. Even though I started up and chaired my own successful company, the idea that I could be considered a business leader had never really occurred to me.
My all-time favourite quote is Oscar Wilde's famous: "you may as well, be yourself as everyone else has been taken.”