A Labour government would “dismantle the structural barriers” women face in the workplace with new policies of flexible working and increased maternity leave, shadow women and equalities secretary Dawn Butler has said.
A science and technology centre in Inverness is encouraging pupils to pursue their passions.
Women affected by controversial changes to the state pension age have lost their landmark High Court fight against the Government.
A women in business conference will be held for a third time to celebrate the wealth of female entrepreneurs in Moray.
Scottish Highland Games are known internationally for their iconic, tartan-clad strongmen, hurling enormous cabers through the air and pushing their bodies to the limit in all manner of physical challenges.
When I was growing up I had dreams of being so many things.
A “significant” percentage of women are opting out of the offshore energy sector in Aberdeen, despite an industry push to boost numbers.
As you turn the pages of The People’s Friend, the din of modern life seems to fade into the background.
A “real crisis” exists in Scottish entrepreneurial education, the head of a north-east business school said yesterday.
The north and north-east was almost entirely spared any direct physical damage – beyond an “extraordinary and disgraceful” U-boat shelling that damaged St Kilda’s church and a rogue raid by a possibly lost Zeppelin which left craters in an Insch field and shattered several windows of a nearby castle.
A mum-to-be and a children’s television presenter took the top prizes in the Gold Medal competition at this year’s Royal National Mod.
A RAF officer who began her career as a business management student has praised the air force for offering more opportunities to women.
She is renowned as Scotland’s Queen of Crime and has become internationally acclaimed for her noir-ish thrillers.
Aberdeen welcomed its first three-day Women in Engineering conference yesterday, supported by US oil giant Chevron.
Energy firms including Shell, Orsted and Scottish Power have signed up to a new initiative to increase the number of women in senior and middle management roles in the sector.
In honour of International Women's Day, we've taken to the streets of Aberdeen and Inverness to find out how people feel about today - and what women inspire them.
Actress Susan Sarandon says she believes women are less dependent on men for their power.
Women are notoriously tough to buy for – but there are so many gorgeous gifts to choose from this year, it should be easy to find something.
Scotland’s only awards programme dedicated to supporting entrepreneurial women is being launched today, with trips to Dubai and California on offer for the winners.
A growing number of women in the UK are seeking financial advice, according to a new study by Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I).
Anas Sarwar has pledged a woman will always hold one of two deputy leader positions in Scottish Labour.
While pregnant women in the office are far more obvious and well-cared for, women going through the menopause in their late 40s and early 50s are not – and more should be done to help them.
Social media offers us the possibility of direct communication with politicians.
The only council in Scotland with no women is to meet next week as it seeks to deal with gender specific issues.
Cressida Dick is the first female Met Police commissioner, but what other top jobs are yet to be held by a woman?
Today is Cressida Dick’s first day as commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.
Going to bed on a row isn’t great for relationships - and ruins sleep. Here’s how to ensure pillow talk stays sweet There’s never a great time to row with your partner - but right before bedtime can be particularly troublesome, as most couples will know. Arguments are part and parcel of relationships, but falling out before hitting the sack means that the tension can fester and dash any chances of a good night’s sleep too, leading to even greater resentment and anger the next day. Bad news all round. According to a new survey, however, more than half of UK couples quarrel at least twice a month before turning out the lights at bedtime. The research, carried out by skin specialists Flint + Flint and The Fine Bedding Company as part of their ’Beauty Sleep’ campaign, found that 52% of couples admit to going to bed angry after arguing, and subsequently waking up in a bad mood. So what’s to blame for those tears on the pillowcase? The survey also delved into the top 10 argument triggers for couples, and while there are some similarities between the sexes, it seems men and women don’t always agree about what causes their fights either...
A Highland shinty club formed more than 120 years ago is appealing for players who are interested in starting a women's team.
Leading women in the oil and gas industry are calling for more businesses to give their female employees a stronger voice in the workplace in a bid to help retain and attract staff.
While male-dominance in the board room continues to be a hot topic in the oil and gas industry, offshore survival training and safety skills firm, Survivex, underlines the importance of appointing directors based on merit rather than gender
“There is no better way of getting pain out than running around screaming down a microphone.”
“I consider myself a girl’s girl, in that I am not competitive, jealous or catty.” Actress Megan Fox. “Today’s young women: I don’t know what they are complaining about. You have got it lucky. Relatively speaking, you have got it dead easy.” Dame Stephanie Shirley, retired business leader and philanthropist.
The north-east has hosted the first ever visit to the region by one of Houston’s foremost business organisations.