LGBT History Month celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community globally. Whilst it is celebrated in February in the UK, work continues throughout the year.
A common perception about people from generation Y is that they have wanderlust and can’t stick to one job or company for any significant amounts of time. For some organisations this can lead to a lack of development of younger talented staff which then drives them to look for stimuli and development elsewhere.
Scottish Parliament launched plans last week to introduce legislation requiring the boards of public bodies should be 50/50 men and women. Underneath last Friday’s article in The Scotsman there were a lot of reader comments critical of the plans in terms of talent drain. While we should always take reader comments with a big pinch […]
Ahead of the Sodexo D&I winter networking event in London, Pride network co-chair Jon Norie talked to guest speaker Aritha Wickramasinghe about his career and his pro-bono work promoting LGBT rights. Prior to becoming a finance lawyer, Sri Lankan citizen Aritha worked at the Chambers of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania. Aritha is currently […]
James Taylor is not only the executive sponsor for gender and the CEO of Sodexo Healthcare, he is passionate about diversity. Listen to James interviewed by Women Work co-chair Alistair Drummond. His upbringing in the US, a change of ambition in college, joining Sodexo and then moving across ‘The Pond’ earlier this year are all […]
Did you know 19 November is International Men’s Day? Every year its profile is growing, and provides an opportunity for us to focus on improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and shine a light on men’s and boy’s health. The theme for this years’ International Men’s Day is ‘Stop Male Suicide’.
Women’s PFA Players’ Player of the Year winner Izzy Christiansen talks about her career in professional football. The Manchester City and England midfielder tells Women Work member Morag Kent about winning ‘the double’ this season, turning pro, her health and fitness regime and the future of women’s football. Listen to this podcast below, on iTunes […]
This post was created by Jon Norie, co-chair of the Sodexo UK & Ireland Pride employee network. There are still a lot of questions around why we have LGBT role models, not only in society but in the workplace. I have lost count of the number of occasions where I’ve been involved in the following […]
Origins committee member Sajna Rahman speaks to Harsha Tank (pictured, left), Sodexo Group VP for finance in supply management. Harsha talks about her very varied career for Sodexo North America, which has taken her all over the US in both academia and the workplace. Harsha recently moved to Sodexo UK & Ireland. Listen to this podcast below, or […]