DCMS Blog


April 10, 2014

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Nikki Yates

From one STEM - a field of dreams can be achieved

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I’m the General Manager of GSK UK and a member of the Women’s Business Council (WBC). This led me on a journey to New York a couple of weeks ago for the UN’s 58th Session for the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to represent both the WBC and GSK. It was my first time working with both the UN and CSW and was a great opportunity. The event was to showcase Women in STEM (Science, Maths, Engineering and Maths).

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March 31, 2014

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Maria Miller

Britain taking a lead at UN Commission on the Status of Women

After a very tense last week of negotiations, I am delighted that we were able to reach an agreement on this year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

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March 28, 2014

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Ben Greener

New ideas need old buildings

Ben Greener, Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) Historic Environment Advisor, explains how Lottery money is boosting local economies through reviving long-forgotten historic buildings.

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March 06, 2014

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Jenny Abramsky

The Women of the First World War

To mark International Women’s Day, our guest blogger, Chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Jenny Abramsky, talks about how Lottery money is uncovering fascinating stories of women in the First World War.

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February 28, 2014

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John Timpson

The Future for Business and Flexible Working

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In his final blog as the Women's Business Council (WBC) member of the month, John Timpson, Chairman, Timpson Ltd talks about how senior men can act as agents of change and what the future holds for the way businesses work and how they will engage with their employees and customers.

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