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The history of unwearable shoes. How will Tom Winsor's report on police pay affect equality for women police officers? Cook the perfect... christmas cake with Edd Kimber, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2010. And how to dismiss staff fairly. Presented by Jane Garvey.

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45 minutes


  • Equality in the Police Force

    Julie Nesbit, the Constables' Nat. Police Women's Rep. & Jan Berry, Former Chair of the Police Fed. Discuss the implications for women of Tom Winsor‘s review of police officer & staff pay & conditions

    Duration: 08:52

  • Sculptural Heels

    Jane discusses extreme footwear with Shonagh Marshall, curator of “Shoes for Show: the Sculptural Art of High Heels” and fashion journalist Julia Robson.

    Duration: 09:30

  • Women in Business: Dismissal

    How do employers let people go legally? What rights do employees have? Discussion with Bev Hurley of Enterprising Women, and Jo Davis, Partner and Head of Employment at BP Collins LLP.

    Duration: 09:40

  • Women of the Quran: Bilqis, Queen of Sheba

    Angela Robson tells The Queen of Sheba’s story and speaks first to Islamic scholar, Dr Shuruq Naguib.

    Duration: 05:39

  • Cook the Perfect.. Christmas Cake with Edd Kimber

    Edd was crowned “Britain’s Best Amateur Baker” in 2010 on the BBC2 series The Great British Bake Off. He explains how to make the perfect Christmas Cake – with details of his Kimber Family recipe.

    Duration: 07:47


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