Tech industry named least sexist sector in the UK job market

A surprising number of job ads still use gender-biased language in the quest for perfect candidates, but some industries are bucking the trend. The technology industry was amongst the least biased or sexist of all UK sectors, finds new research by job search engine Adzuna. The finance and travel sectors also proved themselves more immune

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'Have faith in what you're doing' – Confessions of a Startup

Isabella Lane started Smarter Applications with husband Christian two and a half years ago. Their first product was a wifi kettle, which they built for £100

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From its humble beginnings with just a £100 wifi kettle prototype, Smarter Applications has come a long way. The kettles are now stocked in the likes of Harrods and John Lewis and the company has also launched a wifi coffee machine and fridge cam in Europe, with plans to export to the US in 2017.

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Osborne adds to workload with hedge fund gig

George Osborne is being paid to speak at a finance event in Paris on his second day as the London Evening Standard’s new editor, raising fresh questions about how the former Chancellor plans to manage conflicts arising from his move into journalism.
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Is your business the next big thing in British food and drink?

Online supermarket Ocado is calling for small food and drink producers from across the country to battle it out to be crowned Britain’s Next Top Supplier. The winner of the competition will see their product stocked at Ocado and will also receive a £20,000 marketing package. Now in its third year, Britain’s Next Top Supplier

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