Starbucks, Harry Potter and Tesco don’t have a great deal in common with one another, aside from one key thing: they all provide great examples of ‘rags to riches’ tales. Continue reading “Breaking through the Class Ceiling”
January presents the perfect opportunity for a spot of inward thinking, and a New Year’s Resolution or two. And if your organisation could do with addressing its stance on diversity and inclusion, there’s no better time than the New Year to make a new start. Continue reading “Diversity and Inclusion: New Year, New Start”
Shopping malls are heaving. Residential streets are festooned with twinkling lights. And the sound of Status Quo fills the airwaves on repeat for another December. So ubiquitous are the constant reminders of Christmas (lest we forget!), that it can be easy to overlook the fact that it isn’t everyone’s bag. Continue reading “‘Merry Christmas’ … Or Should We Say, ‘Happy Holidays’”
If you were to walk into a nursery or primary school in the UK today, chances are that the staff you would see there would be women. In fact 98% of staff in early years’ childcare in the UK are female (meninchildcare.co.uk). Continue reading “Is ‘sexist’ childcare industry responsible for gender stereotyping?”
Today marks International Women’s Day. Social media is alight with posts championing women, gender equality and women’s rights. With this year’s theme being #PledgeForParity, what will be your organisation’s call to action? Continue reading “What Will You #PledgeForParity on International Women’s Day?”
Diversity and inclusion; they go together like needle and thread. One just doesn’t work effectively without the other. Here we explore 5 important steps organisations can take in order to avoid the tokenism trap, and create a culture that fully embraces diversity. Continue reading “Diversity: Is Your Organisation Making A Tokenist Gesture, Or Building An Inclusive Culture?”
Changing your profile picture isn’t really a big deal. Many social media users do it on a weekly or even daily basis.
But as is evident from the scandal that erupted from barrister Charlotte Proudman’s photo on her LinkedIn profile, a simple profile picture can open up a far reaching social debate. Continue reading “‘Stunning’: A flattering compliment or outright sexism? It’s all about the context.”