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UPDATE: We are taking a break

Unfortunately due to a lack of funding, we have had to shut our clothing service and pause our workshops. We are really sad not to be able to work with all the amazing women we have come across everyday since we started back in 2013. Watch this space – we hope to be back in early 2016 with some good news!

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SUN 26 & WED 29 APRIL: CHARITY CLOTHES SALE – ALL ITEMS £1!

SUN 26 & WED 29 APRIL: CHARITY CLOTHES SALE – ALL ITEMS £1!

Join us on Sunday 26 April from 12-4pm AND Wednesday 29 April 6-8pm for a charity clothes sale! We’re really sad to say that due to lack of funding we are closing clothing project at the end of April. We are selling all of our remaining stock to help fundraise for future projects working with disadvantaged women. We’ve got great designer and work wear pieces up for grabs! And yes, everything is only £1. We …

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28 MARCH: Charity Clothes Sale!

28 MARCH: Charity Clothes Sale!

On Saturday the 28th, The Circle is hosting a Charity Clothes Sale. We are selling some of our designer and excess stock, both affordably priced and pay-what-you-can. Our clothing storage is overflowing with gorgeous donations, not all of which are suitable for our clients, and we want to put them to great use. The Clothes Sale is like going to a charity shop, except somebody has already done the hard work of finding only the …

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8 MAR: Clothes, Cake and Trans* Inclusion

8 MAR: Clothes, Cake and Trans* Inclusion

The Circle is a charity that provides free feminine work-appropriate clothing to those who need an outfit for an interview, new job or an important meeting. We are working with Gendered Intelligence to make our services trans* inclusive.

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3 DEC: Handling difficult conversations and getting good results

Join us for our next exclusive professional skills training for women: From managing conflict to breaking bad news, we all face conversations that we’d rather avoid. There is no escaping difficult conversations. They affect all areas of our life and they are, like it or not, here to stay. But it isn’t all bad news… Increasing your ability to handle difficult conversations and steer communication towards win/win outcomes is a skill you can learn. And …

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5 Nov: You Are Your Brand! How to communicate your values and skills.

5 Nov: You Are Your Brand! How to communicate your values and skills.

We believe that everyone can turn their passion into a successful career and get paid.  This exclusive training for women will help you access new opportunities by discovering your unique strengths and hidden talents. Branding isn’t just for big companies anymore, these days everyone needs to find and develop their own “brand” – a track record that communicates your values and skills.

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27 AUG: Personal Impact Workshop: How to connect, influence and inspire

27 AUG: Personal Impact Workshop: How to connect, influence and inspire

You may be at interview or pitching for new business or presenting to the executive board – either way, your ability to connect, influence and inspire through the spoken word can give you a vital edge. But when you’re under pressure, the question is… how to do it?

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13 MAY: The Art of Influence: a hostage negotiator reveals the secrets of effective communication

13 MAY: The Art of Influence: a hostage negotiator reveals the secrets of effective communication

Join us Tues 13 May for one of our most popular workshops exclusively for women. Remember that day you hesitated outside your boss’s office…about to walk in and ask for a pay rise…nervous, with no idea where to start…or when you were about to walk into that interview for your dream job…. Well, imagine on the other side of the door was not your boss or the interview panel, but a desperate person threatening to …

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8 April: Find the mentors you are looking for

8 April: Find the mentors you are looking for

If you are looking for a mentor, be assured you are not alone. Our next workshop, designed specifically for women, will explore how to effectively find mentors and keep them. By the end of the session, you will have a clear understanding as to why someone would want to mentor you and you will know the key steps to finding the mentor you are looking for.

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17 Nov: Clothing Swap – support our clothing project and pick-up something for yourself!

17 Nov: Clothing Swap – support our clothing project and pick-up something for yourself!

We are really excited to be working with RetroGreat to host our first clothing swap event to raise inventory for Suit Up! our free clothing service. Join us on Sunday 17 Noveember from 12.30 at the Newington Green Unitarian Church Free Entry. Suggested Donation £2.

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