To celebrate World Book Day, we bring you the first review of our new Women Work Book Club. You may remember back in November when James Taylor was interviewed on the podcast, Women Work member Saffa Musleh brought Anne Marie Slaughter’s Unfinished Business into conversation during the Q&A session at the end. Saffa (pictured), who […]
Does diversity matter, what is the impact on the bottom line? Mike Green’s role as finance director for Sodexo Sports & Leisure is his twelfth job with the company in a 23-year career. He looks to answer the questions above in this Women Work speaker series. Women Work events co-ordinator Lynne Gilchrist also asks Mike about […]
Geoffrey is a senior manager at Thomson Reuters with accountability for corporate responsibility & inclusion for the EMEA region. Using this role to influence the business, Geoffrey was instrumental in enabling Thomson Reuters to achieve the National Equality Standard from Ernst and Young and was nominated for the Excellence in Diversity Awards 2015. To mark […]
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 […]