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Archive for February, 2013

Westminster is a steamy workplace where men dominate

The Independent, February 25th 2013 All the ingredients conspire to give the men a sense of entitlement and the women too little power to fight back   It’s a man’s world, Westminster. More than three-quarters of MPs are male. Granted, the secretaries are mostly women, but so rare is the sight of a young blonde […]


What happens when high-flyers in the finance sector fall to earth

The Times, February 19th 2013 It can be a long way down, or a happy release   They are used to earning exorbitant sums, being lavishly dressed, housed, fed and travelled, and trading billions as if they were ten-pound notes. They use taxis, not Tubes, and eat out without a thought. If they want something, […]