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The gender divide in Tech: A leaky pipeline?

I'm proud to be able to say that in my company we have a 50:50 gender split.

I've worked in several financial services companies in the...

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Attention women in IT: we want YOU!

I think everyone knows that amongst most industries, the IT industry is dominated by males. However, working with some of the biggest...

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Is shared care better for children's mental health?

This is a really interesting article, which looks at a Swedish study about sharing the care of children.  Most of the evidence found that...

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Are we doing enough to support our single mothers AND our single fathers?

At a time when there is a lot more pressure on single mothers to return to work after child birth (gone are the days where joint lives...

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Care for Elderly and Disability Prioritised by Public , BBC Survey Reveals

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The Challenge Ahead - protecting the rights of people with learning disabilities

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Dyslexia in the Workplace

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Court of Appeal rules that domestic violence evidence tests are unlawful

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Mark Zuckerberg's recent rallying cry to all girls to 'Be the nerd' as opposed to 'Marry the nerd' is a welcome counter cry to celebrity...

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The Challenge Ahead - protecting the rights of people with learning disabilities

Having worked for a provider of health and social care services for adults with mental health conditions, learning disabilities, and...

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Wearable Robotics Rock!

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Let's make a real difference for an entire generation of young children

Mental health issues can be just as debilitating, if not more so, than physical health issues. 

It is great to see the Duchess of...

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Support for school counsellors to help tackle children's mental health crisis

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Starbucks found to have discriminated against dyslexic employee

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Violent domestic abusers to be tackled by new programme

Any service which can help victims of domestic abuse is to be welcomed 

Men who pose a high risk of domestic violence are to be given one-to-one support to change their behaviour. A new programme, known as...…

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Mental Health in Start-ups

Slightly different to my usual postings - but I'm 100% in support of James here.  Mental health's a huge (and growing) problem for all...

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Dyslexia in the workplace: would you like a Tribunal claim with your latte?

Starbucks is dealing with the fallout after a dyslexic employee successfully sued it for disability discrimination.  She had been accused...

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The Brain Drain...

Scotland has called for the old Tier 1 (Post Study Work) visa to be brought back after seeing a notable "brain drain of global talent". 

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The Immigration Skills Surcharge

The Home Office introduced the notion of an immigration skills surcharge so as to try and reduce the amount of employment migration from...

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Long-term absence: don't let out of sight mean out of mind

A Spanish civil servant was fined last week after a court found that he had not attended work for at least 6 years, seemingly without his...

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Almost half of all older people in care homes are depressed and think condition is a 'normal part of

Just hours after a leaked report revealed the scale of crisis in England's mental health services, the Telegraph has published an equally...

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Mind the gap! Gender pay gap reporting proposals

The government has today published its proposals for larger employers (employing 250+ staff) to publish data about the gender pay gap in...

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Emory Douglas: The Art of The Black Panthers

Emory Douglas was the Revolutionary Artist and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party. Through archival footage and...…

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All rise for UK's first transgender judge

Dr Victoria McCloud has made history by becoming the UK's first transgender judge in the High Court.  

This is a promising move for the...

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Multiple Women in C-Suite Boost Company Profitability by 15%

The new report by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and EY demonstrates that companies with at least 30 percent women in...

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There has been loads of press coverage about this issue. It seems that no-one is recognising that so many charities are working really...

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Behind Every Succesful Unicorn there is a Woman (Sometimes)

A Unicorn, Data Analytics Firm Mu Sigma, Gets A Woman CEO

But should this really be news? That a highly skilled individual becomes the...

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How do I know?

Below is a link to an interesting blog from the increasingly prominent legal academic Dr Stephen Vaughan about how, as a gay man, he...

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Diversity in the Boardroom accelerates profitable growth

I have really started to notice a significant increase of my international clients wanting to focus our Executive Search activities to...

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Where are we going with talent & diversity?

There are increasing numbers of articles pointing to the (lack of) assumed difference between male & female brains and this piece brings...

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Learning Difficulties?

The Claimant in this case suffers from a condition which affects around 10% of the population. Whilst diagnosis, and additional support...

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What price for internet access for everyone?

In an increasingly connected society, it can be hard to imagine life without the internet.  

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Power to the people

I have been watching Professor Roger Smith's work on the digital delivery of legal services for people on low incomes very closely - as...

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Gender Bias in Digital - An Open Letter to Women in Design

Equality and diversity are some of the biggest issues facing modern society, with cutting edge digital fields seen as a bastion of hope...

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Managing long-term sickness

It does seem morally wrong that a person can be dismissed by their employer because of ill health and I hear it time and time again from...

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Age UK to be investigated for recommending more expensive tariffs

Age UK has allegedly offered its service users an E.ON tariff that was more expensive than other packages offered by the utility provider.

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A challenge to how we view women at work

I'm fascinated by this project by an anonymous Twitter user, @Daurmith to challenge our the status quo. It's a fantastic example of...

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Accessibility and your User Journey

An inspiring TED Talk well worth your time.

Design and UX have made huge leaps in recent years, as has technology, but when designing for...

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62 people own the same as half the world, reveals Oxfam Davos report

When Oxfam released its Davos report earlier this month, the world got a glimpse of the rising inequality we are faced with: 62 people...

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The Davos Gender Gap

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released its gender gap report finding women are a decade behind when it comes to pay - earning now what...

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Guiding retirees to the best decisions

With the pension freedoms giving people more choice and control over what to do with their pension savings when retiring, the pre-April...

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