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‘Women Returning to the Workplace’ Centrica Roundtable

, June 25, 2014 — Uncategorized

Jill Shedden is a member of the Women’s Business Council and is Group HR director at Centrica plc

Jill Shedden, Women’s Business Council member, Group HR director at Centrica plc. discusses the challenges and support available to women returning to the workplace. Supporting women in returning to the work place is a real issue. Having been on maternity leave twice in my career I know first hand the importance of having a supportive…

From one STEM – a field of dreams can be achieved

, April 10, 2014 — Uncategorized

General Manager of GSK UK and a member of the Women’s Business Council (WBC)

I’m the General Manager of GSK UK and a member of the Women’s Business Council (WBC). This led me on a journey to New York a couple of weeks ago for the UN’s 58th Session for the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to represent both the WBC and GSK. It was my first…

The Future for Business and Flexible Working

, February 28, 2014 — Uncategorized

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In his final blog as the Women’s Business Council (WBC) member of the month, John Timpson, Chairman, Timpson Ltd talks about how senior men can act as agents of change and what the future holds for the way businesses work and how they will engage with their employees and customers.

Having a Conversation About Flexible Working

, February 13, 2014 — Uncategorized

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In this, his second blog as the Women’s Business Council (WBC) member of the month, John Timpson, Chairman, Timpson Ltd talks about the upcoming changes to the regulation covering flexible working and how he sees the impact on businesses including his own.

My role on the Women’s Business Council

, February 4, 2014 — Uncategorized

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In his first blog as the Women’s Business Council (WBC) member of the month, John Timpson, Chairman, Timpson PLC tells us about his interests and affiliation with the Women’s Business Council. John’s maverick management style shines through a weekly Telegraph column and his book Upside Down Management. In 2004, he was awarded the CBE for…

My Women’s Business Council Experience

, January 2, 2014 — Uncategorized

Women’s Business Council Member

Women’s Business Council Member of the Month Sue Langley has been telling us about her interests and her work. She is currently the CEO of UK Financial Services Organisation at the UK Trade and Investment and the Financial Services Representative on the Women’s Business Council.