18 Feb 2016
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D and I campaigns vs business as usual

Diversity and inclusion campaigns were the topic for a panel debate I attended this week organised by Radius Business. A business network and consultancy which supports individuals and organisations to drive D&I, Radius Business held this particular debate at the impressive RBS offices on the edge of the Square Mile. The five panel members came […]

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17 Dec 2015
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Dublin WW xmas event

Women Work Christmas

More than 100 Women Work members at seven locations across the UK and Ireland gathered in early December for a Christmas networking event. Glasgow, Stevenage, Dublin, Swindon, Leeds, Salford and London simultaneously hosted network members to bring in the festive season. After the customary safety moment, members at all seven locations took the opportunity to […]

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03 Dec 2015
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Disability Sodexo Employees Healthcare

Building a diverse workforce

Did you know that one in six people are thought to have a disability? Or that one in ten people in the workforce experience mental illness? To put that into perspective, for Sodexo UK & Ireland, that means we are potentially serving 170,000 customers with disabilities every day and have 3,400 employees who may experience mental illness.

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20 Nov 2015
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The International Men’s Day debate

This week it was International Men’s Day (Thursday 19 November), a relatively new celebration with a focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality and highlighting positive male role models. Although these are worthy causes, IMD has been muddied by criticism that men don’t have the same barriers to their professional […]

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14 Oct 2015
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Azita Shariati - European Diversity Awards

Swift double strike of inpsiration

Two inspirational diversity events in the last fortnight have prompted me to write a quick post. The first was the European Diversity Awards held at the Natural History Museum at the end of last month. This is probably the most atmospheric ceremony  I’ve visited, chiefly because the giant skeleton of ‘Dippy’ the diplodocus dominates the […]

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08 Oct 2015
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Podcast – Generations and the nutrition lifecycle

In this podcast Wan Mak, Sodexo nutritionist and George Prowse, Generations committee member are talking about Nutrition, and how our nutritional requirements change and evolve at different stages of life. If you have any ideas for content or interviews get in touch. You can email diversity.ukandire@sodexo.com with your thoughts.

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