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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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Suffolk Business Women
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Patron spotlight: Cory Brothers - Brexit
Patron spotlight: Cory Brothers - Brexit
Patron spotlight: Cory Brothers - Brexit

Established in 1842, Cory Brothers is a leading logistics and maritime service provider.

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Suffolk Chamber International
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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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Poulter urges Treasury to do more to help business in Suffolk
Poulter urges Treasury to do more to help business in Suffolk
Poulter urges Treasury to do more to help business in Suffolk

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP, Dr Dan Poulter, has written to the Chancellor asking the Treasury to do more to help small businesses and those who may be slipping through the cracks of Government support.

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Central Suffolk Ipswich
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UK’s departure from the EU: with growing certainty, confidence and investment, will return
UK’s departure from the EU: with growing certainty, confidence and investment, will return
UK’s departure from the EU: with growing certainty, confidence and investment, will return

As the UK departs today (31 January) from the European Union (EU) and enters into an agreed 11- month transition period, Suffolk’s leading business organisation is urging the county’s companies to work with it and other bodies to meet the challenges and realise the opportunities of a more free trade future.

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Suffolk Chamber International
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Suffolk Chamber launches its Central Suffolk branch, board and manifesto
Suffolk Chamber launches its Central Suffolk branch, board and manifesto
Suffolk Chamber launches its Central Suffolk branch, board and manifesto

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the county's leading business organisation, yesterday (19 November) successfully launched its newest branch and its manifesto for action in front of a packed audience at an event hosted by Finborough Hall.  

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Central Suffolk
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Russian-British Business Forum, 27 November
Russian-British Business Forum, 27 November
Russian-British Business Forum, 27 November

The Russian-British Business Forum is organised by the Roscongress Foundation and the Trade Delegation of Russia in the UK, the Russian Embassy in the UK and more than 40 international and Russian institutions.

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Suffolk Chamber International
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BCC/DHL: Weak first quarter for UK exporters
BCC/DHL: Weak first quarter for UK exporters
BCC/DHL: Weak first quarter for UK exporters

More UK exporters are reporting a decrease in orders in the opening quarter of the year, with cashflow and confidence dipping too according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL.

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Suffolk Chamber International
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