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Equal Gender Work Places Lead To Better Performances

Business_News

8:34am 29th September 2014

This weekend we saw Claudia Winkleman take to our screens as the new Co-Host of TV's Strictly Come Dancing.

The presenter's recently been named as one of TV's most influential women.

Penny Sturt coaches women in Dorset on how to have more confidence in the workplace, and thinks having two women host a prime time TV show is a good message to send out.

She says research shows women often under value their worth.

"A lecturer at one of the business schools always asks her graduates what they think they'll be earning. The women always put themselves 20% below then men."

Actress Emma Watson provoked debate last week after marking her new role as a goodwill ambassador for the UN by giving a powerful speech about gender equality.

Penny told Wessex FM some interesting research from IMB shows balance is the key.

"In those places where there was a more equal representation of men and women, the outcomes for the businesses were better than those that tended to have a male dominance.  We bring different things to the workplace and can benefit from the shared interest and partnership in a working environment."

The next course which Penny will be running is taking place on the 20th October at the George Albert Hotel, Wardon Hill, Evershot.

If you would like to find out more information contact Penny Sturt on 07956 650 149.  Email penny_pendrew@btinternet.com or visit www.pendrew.co.uk.

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