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Women put off applying for jobs with 'male-sounding words' in the advert

Women put off applying for jobs with 'male-sounding words' in the advert

The wording of an employment ad can be a crucial factor in whether a job goes to a woman or a man – as women tend not to apply to jobs using male-sounding words, according to a new study.…

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Reaching out to women

Reaching out to women

Barclays has launched a new social hub to attract more women to the business.…

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Over half of businesses plan wage increase

Over half of businesses plan wage increase

Over half of businesses are planning to increase wages in the year ahead, with 39% planning to increase them for their entire workforce, according to the Barclays Employers Survey 2014.…

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Optimism rises as firms plan to expand

Optimism rises as firms plan to expand

Optimism among London’s businesses about the economy has jumped to 69%, up from 56% last quarter and is now at its highest level since the end of 2010, according to latest CBI/KPMG London Business Survey.…

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FSB says small businesses are optimistic and willing to take on more staff

FSB says small businesses are optimistic and willing to take on more staff

The UK's small firms are showing increasing optimism for 2014 as businesses remain positive about the economic outlook and find accessing finance easier, according to the Federation of Small Businesses' (FSB) Small Business Index. 

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