GeekGirl Meetup, the network that works to highlight female role models in the digital and technology industry has partnered with Tech Muses, a London-based initiative to foster technology entrepreneurship for young girls. Together they will host the first annual all-female technology conference in London on 27th-28th September.…
National Work-Life Week, 22-26 September
Working Families is calling on everyone to get involved in National Work-Life Week from 22 to 26 September. The Week, sponsored by Cisco, aims to highlight the importance of work-life balance for employers and employees alike.
It includes free webcasts for employees and on Wednesday 24 September Go Home on Time Day. Employers and employees are offered many resources to support their plans on the charity’s websites - workingfamilies.org.uk and gohomeontimeday.com. These include free use of logos, posters, pledge notes and downloadable guides.…
The Bank on your People Forum - a networking event on 16th September, 6.30-9.30pm, City Hall, London
The role of banks is changing. This is an event for senior managers from the global financial sector to network and debate the future of people and performance in banking. The event will share perspectives on how to create an environment where new standards of conduct and behaviour can thrive; where the well-being of staff and customer experience is a primary concern.
Organised by Robertson Cooper and the Bank Workers Charity, the Forum will be introduced by a discussion featuring:
Head of Personnel, Handelsbanken
Simon Thompson, Chief Executive, Chartered Banker Institute
Professor Sir Cary Cooper
and other figures from the financial sector.
Places are limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.…
Exeter's Unexpected 2014 Festival, running 29-31 Aug, brings some of the UK's most explosive street theatre and circus shows to the open-air streets, cultural venues and public spaces of Exeter in three days of family Festival fun to end the summer holidays.
Almost the entire programme is free and unticketed. The festival features international circus superstars, such as NoFit State and many other highly-talented performance artists. Dance, digital art, historic buildings and parks will all be part of the programme which includes a range of public workshops allowing everyone to show off their creativity.
Other family favourite, festival highlights include sparkling circus skills, robotics and mime from Jason Maverick, a show combining traditional Indian magic with comedy courtesy of Andrew Elliott, Circo Rum Ba Ba – the smallest hotel in the world, which comes alive before your eyes after beginning in darkness – and A Small Chance of Showers, an uplifting, clever piece of storytelling by up-and-coming company Can’t Sit Still.
For more info about Unexpected 2014, please see: www.unexpectedexeter.co.uk or follow Unexpected 2014 news on Twitter: UNEXPECTED2014 and on Facebook UNEXPECTED EXETER.…
Working part time in senior roles in technology, free Capability Jane webinar, 12.30pm, 15th July
This practical webinar is aimed at individuals interested in moving to or currently working in a part-time or flexible role in technology. For 45 minutes, the webinar will discuss the importance of being able to work part-time and flexibly in senior technology roles and look at real examples and practical ways that this can be made to work effectively.
Click here to register.…