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Why work at BGC?

BGC Partners was founded in 1945 as the financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald. In 2008, Cantor spun off its voice electronic brokerage arm into BGC. We have over 10,000 employees in 150 offices across 22 countries. Our headquarters are in London and New York. BGC Partners is one firm, with...
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The truth about women in science and engineering

Elrica Degirmen, is a second year physics student at the University of Leeds. Here she provides her account of being a woman in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Somehow, I stumbled upon an article on the WeAreTheCity’s website where they reported that the IET has complained that only nine...
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Keeping women on track in engineering

In the UK, only nine per cent of the engineering workforce and only six per cent of registered engineers and technicians are female, the lowest levels across Europe. Alongside her role as an electronics engineer in the rail vehicle systems at Knorr-Bremse, Leesa Kingman from Midsomer Norton, near Bath, is...
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