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Farming missing out on talented womenFarming missing out on talented women
Date created: 14/08/2017
The Royal Highland Show recognised the importance of women in the traditional male world of farming with the launch of the 'Women in Agriculture' taskforce... read more

Leicestershire Fire Service praised for first Transgender PolicyLeicestershire Fire Service praised for first Transgender Policy
Date created: 09/08/2017
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service – in the quest to provide equality for all their employees has launched their first Transgender Policy. The Fore Service stated that they wanted a service where everyone could be themselves in the workplace as this would benefit the organisation... read more

UK gender diversity on corporate boards could be better, study showsUK gender diversity on corporate boards could be better, study shows
Date created: 26/07/2017
Even after campaigns, reviews, and many other initiatives to champion women on boards, the percentage of women on FTSE 350 executive committees was still at 16% in the middle of April... read more

Margaret Dawson, from Red Hat, on Equality and Diversity in TechMargaret Dawson, from Red Hat, on Equality and Diversity in Tech
Date created: 20/07/2017
The senior director of global product marketing says she is very aware of the many challenges faced by women in this male-dominated industry... read more

Strength in diversity shown by Drama SchoolsStrength in diversity shown by Drama Schools
Date created: 12/07/2017
The Diversity Schools Initiative, which was unveiled recently is a very welcome and timely event. Not only does it underline the importance of challenging the status quo, but it also showcases sectors that need radical and urgent changes... read more

University of WarwickUniversity of Warwick's Vice-Chancellor Stuart Croft appointed as new chair
Date created: 05/07/2017
The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has recently appointed Vice-Chancellor Stuart Croft as the new chair, replacing Warwick alumnus Professor Janet Beer in this position... read more

Does travel favour gender equality?Does travel favour gender equality?
Date created: 27/06/2017
Although the travel industry on the whole seems to fare better than other sectors, the sector still has too few women in senior management positions. This statement was made recently by Dr Amanda Potter, chief executive of Zircon Management... read more

Iain Burke on embedding equality and diversity in the workplaceIain Burke on embedding equality and diversity in the workplace
Date created: 20/06/2017
Mr Burke is Convener of the Law Society of Scotland Equality and Diversity Committee. He recently commented on the importance and the benefits of E & D in the workplace... read more

Some things every employer should know about equality in the  workplaceSome things every employer should know about equality in the workplace
Date created: 12/06/2017
Becoming acquainted with equality laws and ensuring that your establishment can accommodate disabled workers may seem to be a hassle at first glance, if not expensive and challenging... read more

Norfolk and Suffolk receive awards for their promotion of equality and diversityNorfolk and Suffolk receive awards for their promotion of equality and diversity
Date created: 05/06/2017
In recognition of the contributions made towards a nationwide programme promoting equality and diversity across the NHS, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been named as the recipient of a special award... read more

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