Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category

Date: Tuesday 13th October Time: 9.30 – 1pm Location: The Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB Influencing Local Decisions is a workshop for women – and in particular Black and Minority Ethnic women. The aim is the look at how you can influence the decisions that affect your community and neighbourhood. We will be […]


Speaker(s): Baroness Deech of Cumnor DBE Date/Time: 13/10/2009, 1pm Venue: Museum of London When it comes to the division of assets and income after divorce, England and Wales have sweeping laws. London is called the divorce capital of Europe, and English judges have transformed parliamentary law on maintenance to favour women. There is disagreement about […]


Date: Thursday 10th September Time: 8.30-10am Location: Kingsley Napley offices – Knights Quarter, 14 St. Johns Lane, London, EC1M 4AJ Charge: Free Gareth Kervin, Martin Pratt and Jennifer Bartlett will be hosting the seminar on flexible working and family friendly policies. They will be discussing what flexible working and associated practices can do for your […]


Date: 23rd July 2009 Time: 11am-12.30pm Location: Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6TB The Fabian Society and Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) are holding a seminar in Birmingham examining two new reports supported by the JRF: Understanding attitudes to tackling economic inequality by the Fabian Society. The new research from the Fabian Society identifies […]


Funding Central, a a new website which boasts over 4000 grants, contracts and loans, combines funding opportunities, information and support strategies for the voluntary and community sectors. The site is funded by the Office of the Third Sector, part of the Cabinet Office and may quickly become an indispensible part of your third sector business. […]


Date: Thursday 11 June Time: 9:30am-4pm Venue: WRC Cost: Free to Women’s Organisations in London The Women’s Resource Centre are hosting an event to help women’s organisations in London to help them improve their successes in applying for funding in these belt-tightening economic times. Outcomes of the all day workshop include: Tips on how to […]


Triodos Banke in association with The Times have been running the Women in Ethical Business awards since 2006 to give women making a difference in business models that improve the lot for people or the environment. The first round of judging has already taken place, now they need a little audience participation to decide this […]