Females, Leadership & Other Mammals

It is well-known that, in the human species, there are less females than males in leadership roles. But, what about other mammals? Females are rarely leader of the pack in the animal kingdom, with only 6 of the 76 non-human mammal species that exhibit leadership having females in charge during conflict, foraging or travel. This… Read More

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Probation: Pregnant Employees and Poor Performance

An employee has no absolute right to be confirmed in post just because she is pregnant if her work performance is not of a satisfactory standard and the reason for this is wholly unconnected to her pregnancy. If the employer wished to dismiss the employee due to ongoing poor work performance, it would need to… Read More

Women & Naval Service: Policy & Practice

Research Paper Title Comparison of Women’s Policies in Six International Navies. Background The present study compares policies, programmes, and practices relating to women in six international navies. Navies from the following nations are included: the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Methods Information is drawn from answers by representatives of the six international… Read More

RLC Wins Women in Logistics UK Awards

In the face of stiff opposition from the likes of Royal Mail and OHL, the Royal Logistics Corps (RLC) has been awarded Company of the Year 2015 at the Women in Logistics UK awards. This is the first time the military has triumphed in a competition that, not surprisingly, is dominated by leading civilian companies. It was given in recognition of… Read More

Business Strategies for Boot Camp Owners: Getting Started

The first in a three-part series helps you decide whether starting a boot camp business will be a boon or a bust. This series is written by Cat Smiley, the first entrant in the Canadian fitness boot camp market, who owns and operates The Original Boot Camp, Canada’s first and longest-running fitness boot camp franchise. Part… Read More