Women Work co-chair Alistair Drummond visits the offices of Smart Works, a charity which helps women on low incomes find employment. CEO Kate Stephens and volunteer ‘dresser’ Annie Brook talk to Alistair about how the charity supports clients with business clothes and interview skills. Smart Works is the chosen charity of Women Work. If you […]
Sunday 2 October was Silver Sunday, an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK. Started in 2012, the aim was to celebrate older residents and to help them get out and about and meet new people, after a report discovered more than a third of people over 75 said they were lonely.
Author of The Reluctant Networker Neil Munz-Jones talks about the latest edition of his book in this Women Work podcast. Neil explains some myths around networking to Women Work co-chair Alistair Drummond and gives advice on how to grow your professional network inside and outside your company. There are tips about face-to-face interaction and how to use social media […]
Inclusive Language – Paying attention to inclusive language is good for everyone… not just for LGBT colleagues…
When I talk to my colleagues about inclusive language in the LGBT arena, I usually get the same response, that it is something the ‘D & I Police’ use to keep everyone in check. Personally I love receiving that challenge as it gives me, a Sodexo LGBT role model, the opportunity to ‘engage’ our colleagues and explain it’s nothing to do with that at all.
The obligatory photo on day one of school against the house/garage door has been taken and this year is the first year that my son has overtaken my daughter in terms of height even with her big clumpy boots on.
Susan McNeill blogs about her summer holiday plans with her teenagers and considers the concepts of anime, vlogging and the definition of cool.
In April last year, Carrie Knox, Sodexo’s account director at LeasePlan, joined an all-female team of 12 LeasePlan employees to undertake a 100km ski-trek in freezing temperatures across Baffin Island in the Arctic Circle. The challenge was a radically different approach to the gender equality question. It was to challenge preconceptions and self-belief, and was […]
On the 10th of February 2016, Sodexo UK & Ireland launched their fourth Diversity and Inclusion network, Pride. The network has been created to ensure that we, as a company, create an inclusive environment for LGBT colleagues and their allies.