Annual Summer Dinner

Thank you to everyone who attended our Summer Dinner on Thursday 9th July 2015 Upstairs at Abbys. Lindsay Cowie of Purple Swirl has written a fabulous account of the event for us all to enjoy please do click the link below to read all about it. http://yellowbelle.co.uk/work-wise-womens-annual-summer-dinner/    

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No Need to Improvise Be Work Wise!

NO NEED TO IMPROVISE – BE ‘WORK WISE’! The economic and social landscape is ever changing and acts as a powerful catalyst for ever-enhancing equality in the business arena. Specifically, FTSE 100 companies have been set the goal to achieve 25% of female board representation by 2015. Lord Davies, the Government’s advocate of women in the boardroom, is behind the campaign and this is gaining widespread momentum. Of course, one of the most compelling forms of news and information in the modern era is via social media channels – particularly Twitter and Facebook. It is, therefore, rather apt that the…

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Work Wise Women at Grimsby Fish Market

Bright and early Work Wise Women met  together at 6.45am on Grimsby Docks to have a tour of the Fish Market which was kindly hosted by Chief Executive Martyn Boyers. In their white wellies and overalls they had the opportunity to learn first hand about the modern fishing trade and view the daily market activities. This was our second trip to the Fish Market and so far everyone has thoroughly enjoyed the experience, not too smelly either! We are pleased to announce that we will hear more news about the future of Grimsbys Fishing Heritage at our September event when…

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Big Breakfast Event

Work Wise Women met together at the Big Breakfast Event at Forest Pines on Wednesday 3rd June 2015. We thoroughly enjoyed listening to Gerald Ratners speech he was charming and witty, his hilarious tales had us all in stitches! He has experienced a rise, fall and rise again in one of the most spectacular fashions.  Even though his famous gaffe was over twenty years ago it is still well known in the British Retail industry as an example of branding and image over quality. Such gaffes are now referred to as ‘doing a Ratner’.  His story of Riches-to Rags disaster…

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