June 2010

IOP announces 2010 award winners

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:20 in Women in SET to UK

The Institute of Physics (IOP) today, Tuesday 29 June 2010, announces this year's award winners with the Isaac Newton Medal, IOP's international medal, going to theoretical physicist Professor Edward Witten for outstanding, transformative…

Pay gap remains between men and women

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:18 in General to UK

New international centre for women’s enterprise to be built in Liverpool

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:06 in Women to North West

A ground-breaking new international women’s business centre is to be built in Liverpool – the first of its kind globally. The Women’s International Centre for Economic Development (WICED) is being developed by Train 2000, following a £2.4…

New EU law gives self-employed workers maternity and pension benefits

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:05 in Women to Europe

Self-employed workers and their partners will now enjoy the right to maternity leave under new EU legislation. The Directive on self-employed workers and assisting spouses repeals and replaces an earlier law and improves the social protection…

UKRC poses David Cameron a question

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 10:29 in Daily Update to Yorkshire & Humber

Go to minute 29 to hear Jain Camfield's question and David Cameron's answer.

Business Link network to be axed

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 10:06 in Organisations to UK

Dire warning over impending slide of British manufacturing

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 09:06 in SET to UK

Ethical careers for graduates — and how to get them

Posted Jun 30th 2010, 08:35 in SET to UK

Top 100 websites for women

Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:22 in Women

Forbes.com has compiled a list of what they say are the most dynamic, inspiring and helpful 100 websites for women. 

To determine which sites and blogs made the cut they looked for compelling and decidedly female-oriented content, outstanding design, an active community and frequent updates. In short, sheer clickyness.

On this day in 1974: First female president for Argentina

Posted Jun 29th 2010, 11:08 in Women to International