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Diversity counts

Any business is defined by its employees. They are at the heart of its success (or failure) and many organisations rely on a skilled...

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Inspiring women lawyers from Cleveland, Ohio

These two women started their own business law firm all the way back in 2004. But what's really interesting is they were promoted to do...

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The 'justice' system

The Government has slashed millions from the legal aid budget, making it almost impossible for most people to access legal aid, and has...

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Travel Time for Carers!

Travel time between caring jobs can be a large part of the employee's working day and not being paid can mean that they are not receiving...

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Global disability

It is sobering to view the map produced depicting the results of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation's survey on disease...

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Britain's 'Makers' worth £18bn to the UK economy

Interesting to see the value 'Makers' bring to the economy. It would great to see the age and gender breakdown of the 'Makers' to...

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Life Long Debt ?

Following on from the news that many older people cannot get the funding they need from the usual mortgage lenders comes the news that...

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Tax breaks for being a landlord

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Take down the confederate flag

There are too many responses to the horrendous shooting in Charleston to cite them all here. Ta-Nehisi Coates keeps it simple (and...

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Do we women really not believe..?

Today's Yorkshire Business Desk has an article based on research by PwC that really makes me question how much progress has been over...

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Equal Access to Top Jobs

The figures from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission are stark: 70% of top job offers in 2014 went to the products of...

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Female solicitors denied promotions ‘over pregnancy fears’

When I began my legal career I recall getting a stomach upset a couple of months after getting married and being astonished by the,...

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Male lawyers get bigger pay rises

Why does this happen? The Lawyer Salary Survey has discovered this significant difference in pay rises for male and female lawyers. That...

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Failing the Poshness Test!

Employees do not yet have any legal protection from being the victim of a 'poshness test'. Coming from a working class background is...

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The danger of "choice" rhetoric

Issues of individual responsibility (or lack thereof) are at the heart of American cultural and political conflicts. Stereotypically,...

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Worst Excuse Yet For The Texas Pool Party Racism

"Blame the Teenagers for What Happened in McKinney, Not the Police" says Matt Walsh is a self-proclaimed professional truth sayer....

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Worst Excuse Yet For The Texas Pool Party Racism

"Blame the Teenagers for What Happened in McKinney, Not the Police" says Matt Walsh is a self-proclaimed professional truth sayer....

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"Oh dear, what a pity, never mind." Male lawyers' pay falls.

Showing my age here using a 1970s catchphrase from "It ain't half hot, Mum." Seriously though, I'm never happy to hear that anyone is...

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Empathy & compassion more needed than ever in the 21st century?

I have just signed this petition on Charge.org and reading the thread of comments I am feeling heartened by the number of compassionate...

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The Issue with the Perceived "Whiteness" of Being an Alternative Black Girl

There are many reasons I finally realized Black girls could indeed be alternative and were in fact catalysts behind many alternative...…

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Girls Who Code: Empowering Girls to Know Their Worth

I have often heard that success often occurs as part of a domino effect: one grant will lead to another, one shared article will lead to...

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An Attack on Women in Science

Nobel prizewinner Sir Tim Hunt, recently commented on the problems he sees with including women in science labs at a women's convention...

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An Attack on Women in Science

Nobel prizewinner Sir Tim Hunt, recently commented on the problems he sees with including women in science labs at a women's convention...

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Why Fathers of Daughters have a big role to play in helping advance women's careers

I've often wondered why Fathers of Daughters seem no different from men who are Fathers of Sons only or men who are not Fathers in terms...

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The True Faces of Down Syndrome

This week we heard that the NHS is considering whether to offer pregnant women a new screening test for Down syndrome. The BBC...

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This is your brain on poverty

A slew of studies have recently documented the ways in which poverty can be as toxic to a developing brain as drugs or alcohol. The...

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Fascinating series on why #biglaw is failing women

Although these articles are about US lawyers, the points they make are just as applicable to English lawyers. Well worth reading.

Why aren't there more women at the top of the nation's biggest firms? Consider that at the current growth rate of women equity partners,...…

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Tackling gender bias

This is a good article which confirms my stance that to effectively tackle gender bias within businesses we need to drive organisational...

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Supporting social mobility by subsidizing child care

The British government announced a plan on May 27to to give working parents of children aged 3-4 the right to claim 30 hours of free...

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Gender based leadership styles...a controversial theory from FFI

The Family Firm Institute have weighed into the debate: what makes women leaders effective? The writer puts forward the idea that a...

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Rough sleepers face council fines

Councils using public spaces protection orders (PSPO) to target rough sleepers who they are labelling as 'anti-social'

[Y}ou’re sleeping on the streets. You’re desperate. But instead of getting the support you need to get back on your feet, you’re treated...…

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Racism in the USA: the heart-wrenching story of Ota Benga

Four decades after slavery ended in America, Ota Benga - a young man kidnapped from Congo and exported to America - was exhibited in...

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Addressing Ableist Assumptions

In this powerful blog post, Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb discusses how ableist phrases 'creep' into daily language and expressions. In her...

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