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Hidden Bias in Job Adverts
Hidden Bias in Job Adverts
Hidden Bias in Job Adverts

As a businesswoman operating in the recruitment space and as Chair of Suffolk Business Women ensuring equality is very much part of our MD, Michelle Pollard’s, DNA.  “So many companies across the country embraces equality and diversity so well and yet organisations like Suffolk Business Women still have to exist because yes, this is still an issue. More and more companies accept that they do have to change the way that they attract female candidates into certain roles and sectors” says Michelle. 

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Suffolk Chamber’s ambitious new target to sign up 100 businesses to its Gender Equality Business Pledge
Suffolk Chamber’s ambitious new target to sign up 100 businesses to its Gender Equality Business Pledge
Suffolk Chamber’s ambitious new target to sign up 100 businesses to its Gender Equality Business Pledge

Ahead of International Women’s Day (8 March), Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is calling for local businesses to sign its pledge, committing to support better gender equality in the workplace.

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Natwest Business - Female Focus: #BeTheRoleModel
Natwest Business - Female Focus: #BeTheRoleModel
Natwest Business - Female Focus: #BeTheRoleModel

NatWest and Getty Images have partnered to launch a nationwide campaign and competition to tackle stereotypes of female founders and help create a more inclusive visual landscape that shows entrepreneurs as they really are. You can find out more details, including how to enter, here.

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Chamber survey: “the great return” underway, but worries about staff health come to the fore
Chamber survey: “the great return” underway, but worries about staff health come to the fore
Chamber survey: “the great return” underway, but worries about staff health come to the fore

The thirteenth Suffolk Chamber of Commerce survey into how its members are responding to the spread of the COVID-19 virus shows an accelerating momentum in the numbers of businesses re-opening and staff returning to productive work.

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Central Suffolk Ipswich Lowestoft & Waveney Suffolk Business Women Suffolk Chamber International West Suffolk
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Suffolk County Council: Lake Lothing Third Crossing
Suffolk County Council: Lake Lothing Third Crossing
Suffolk County Council: Lake Lothing Third Crossing

The General Election has come whilst the report following the Public Examination lies on the desk of the Secretary of State for Transport, whose decision whether to grant consent to build the bridge was expected in early December 2019.

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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West Suffolk Council: car park review survey
West Suffolk Council: car park review survey
West Suffolk Council: car park review survey

West Suffolk Council is carrying out a review of car parks across the district, the first review to be carried out in four years.

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Lowestoft Vision steps up its ‘clean skies’ campaign
Lowestoft Vision steps up its ‘clean skies’ campaign
Lowestoft Vision steps up its ‘clean skies’ campaign

The organisation charged with making Lowestoft town centre as attractive as possible to residents and visitors alike has stepped up its campaign to dissuade gulls and other bird species from ruining their experience.

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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LAUNCH OF NEW ANGLIA SCALE UP & HIGH GROWTH PROGRAMME
LAUNCH OF NEW ANGLIA SCALE UP & HIGH GROWTH PROGRAMME
LAUNCH OF NEW ANGLIA SCALE UP & HIGH GROWTH PROGRAMME

The New Anglia Scale Up and High Growth Programme is a free dedicated programme to allow businesses with high growth potential reach their goals and scale up their business for success. The programme will allow you to access and network with like-minded peers at focused events and key advice and support.

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Lowestoft Sixth Form College to merge with East Coast College
Lowestoft Sixth Form College to merge with East Coast College
Lowestoft Sixth Form College to merge with East Coast College

Lowestoft Sixth Form College has confirmed it will merge with East Coast College to create a larger, more financially resilient organisation while maintaining high quality sixth form provision for students in the town.

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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Port of Lowestoft showcases potential as new East of England Energy Hub
Port of Lowestoft showcases potential as new East of England Energy Hub
Port of Lowestoft showcases potential as new East of England Energy Hub

This year’s East of England Energy Group (EEEGR)’s Southern North Sea Conference on 28 February will see ABP showcase the broad range of business development opportunities available at the Port of Lowestoft as East of England’s new Energy Hub.

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Lowestoft & Waveney
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