Would you like to further your career but need to look the part?

Welcome on board to our new ‘It’s Women’s Business’ image consultant: Helen Keightly of Image Confident.

Helen Keightley

Helen will be offering an article every month in the magazine covering subjects such as:-

  • Sale shopping
  • De-stressing your wardrobe
  • How to dress if you have recently lost or gained weight
  • Introduction to new colours and design
  • How to dress for your shape
  • Dressing for your business
  • Buying the right clothes for you

If you have any questions for Helen please email them to the Editor at diane@marathon-media.co.uk or place in comments section below. Thank you.  See Helen’s recent article on ‘Sale Shopping’ on page 5 of the July edition – click onto the electronic pdf version to view.


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Lack of a Voice in the Female Cabinet June 2010

Lack of a Female Voice in the Cabinet

 Finally, the battle is over between the 3 men fighting over Number 10. Maybe as a female, my view was the one with the most hands up got the ‘seat’ but as we all know it was not so simple? So we have a new Prime Minister, David Cameron and Deputy; Nick Clegg, but was I the only one feeling a little sorry for Gordon Brown and his family as they left their ‘home’?.

Congratulations to our new local female MP; Gloria De Peiro

Gloria De Piero MP (born 21 December 1972) is a British politician, journalist and presenter best known for her work with for GMTV. In the 2010 general election she was elected as the Labour Party Member of Parliament for Ashfield. However, Gloria is one of a few female MPs. Continue reading

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It’s Women’s Business electronic version

Please click onto link below to view July 2010 edition

Please allow several seconds for it to load as it is a large file.

ItsWomens Business July 2010

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The Hard Facts

Time was when you started work at 16, worked till State Retirement age and finally retired to live happily on your pension.  Now we are all living longer and retirement is more complicated.  Many people are considering working past retirement age: some because they want to, some because they have to.

  • A common question is ‘Do I have to take my retirement income all at once?’  Continue reading

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High Heels Should be Banned from the Workplace!!

 In August  2009 there was a proposal put forward by the predominantly male Trade Union Congress arguing that high heels are demeaning to women while they also contribute to long term injuries.

They proposed instead that women should wear “sensible shoes” with an inch heel limit in an attempt to avoid future foot and back pain as well as injuries. The motion, tabled by the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, states: “Congress believes high heels may look glamorous on the Hollywood catwalks but are completely inappropriate for the day-today working environment”. Continue reading

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