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30 November 2020

On Monday 23rd of November, Simone Roche MBE was joined by Jane Woods, (Director, Head of Global Securities Operations and Head of Portfolio Services at BNY Mellon), Louise Beardmore (Customer Services and People Director at United Utilities) and Sharon Amesu (Director SA Consulting and former Branch Chair at The Institute of Directors) for Northern Power […]

3 November 2020

If the coronavirus pandemic has achieved anything, it has been to highlight and reinforce the societal inequalities that prevent marginalised groups from feeling seen, heard and understood. With the murder of George Floyd at the start of the summer, and the global outcries to end racially motivated injustices in the US and the UK, it […]

3 September 2020

Rising Stars Lockdown Report North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality in the workplace www.nwblt.co.uk @nwblt North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality […]

25 August 2020

What is an inclusive wellbeing strategy ‘Wellbeing’ is often used as a blanket term for things that promote employee mental health. An inclusive wellbeing strategy means a lot of different things, but mostly it just means a wellbeing strategy that works for everyone. In order to achieve this, companies should make sure their wellbeing strategy […]

11 August 2020

How many times have you heard the words “human-focus” ? Hundreds? Thousands? We get it, it has become a bit of a buzzword in the last couple of years. But what does “human-focus” actually mean when it comes to the culture at your company? And why would you even care? We’ve worked with more than 60 companies […]

11 August 2020

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times For Cecilia Pearson, founder and CEO of Birmingham-based Babypalooza, an important next personal and professional step is to invest in Black women who are establishing businesses—just as others made investments in her. “I had to learn a lot of my lessons the hard way, and I would love to be […]

10 August 2020

By John Choi,  Unitu’s communication officer, is a final-year student at University College London (UCL). He was an elected Course Representative and then Lead Department Representative for the Faculty of Laws, and has won the UCL Students’ Union Academic Rep of the Year Award 2019 and 2020. September is soon upon us and universities must […]

10 August 2020

2020 has been a weird year, there’s no doubt about it. I’ve heard mixed opinions, particularly when it comes to working. For some, furlough has felt like one long holiday: beers, sitting in the garden and still getting paid. For others, it’s resulted in a loss of belonging, as well as incomprehensible stress, particularly with […]

4 August 2020

It is close to a century now since the expression ‘youth is wasted on the young’ was first attributed to the legendary Irish writer George Bernard Shaw. It is a phrase each passing generation has chosen to use when describing younger generations and naturally pertains to the notion of young people wasting their health, vigour […]

4 August 2020

After it was recently revealed that the clothing company Boohoo exploited workers in its factory in England, you may be left feeling guilty, concerned and curious about where to shop for ethical and affordable clothes. As consumers, we deserve clarity. So this article is dedicated to shedding light on the brutal billionaires behind fast fashion […]

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