As it’s Internationals Women’s Day 2018 and the eve of the Downtown In Business Liverpool Women In Business Awards 2018 #WIBA18, we thought we would catch up with Epica Health & Safety’s Director Elizabeth Sinclair.
Just this week she has visited clients in the construction and distribution sectors, both of which are dominated by men.
“I think its fantastic that there is a day to recognise the achievements of women throughout the years. Recently we’ve celebrated 100years of being able to vote!
“Currently there has been a lot press about equal pay or fair pay which is great, as it raises awareness. However, everyone should realise that if they believe they are worth more and can show reasoning then why not approach your line manager. I’m a true believer that you have to work for what you get, and if you don’t ask ……
“It’s true I work in a male dominated world, and to be honest I enjoy it! It may be because I’m used to working with men, but I’ll admit to anyone that I find walking into a room of women more difficult.
“I am seeing more and more women join the sectors I work in which is good news. Even better I have some clients who recruit to get the best candidate but also ensure that women are represented throughout the process.
“Yes I’ve been nominated for the Business of The Year category at the Women in Business Awards which I’m really excited about and have invited clients who have woman as leaders to attend.
“I am really lucky to have a great team of individuals to work with. It’s due to them that the company is being recognised in Liverpool. Perhaps the biggest reason of our success is our practical and simple approach to health and safety.”