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NHS Property Services appoints head of equality, diversity and inclusion

Min Rodriguez has joined NHS Property Services as Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  The announcement comes during Pride Month and compliments NHSPS’ ongoing commitment to improving diversity and inclusion across the organisation. Rodriguez joins the organisation from Defence Equipment ...

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CBRE’s UK procurement team wins award for supplier D&I

CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions UK Procurement team has been crowned winner of the Supplier Diversity & Inclusion Award at the World Procurement Awards 2022. which acknowledges the procurement function that uses its influence and reach most effectively to positively impact the diversity ...

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CHAS introduces new Fairness, Inclusion and Respect Growth Assessment

The supply chain risk management expert has teamed up with the Supply Chain Sustainability School to introduce the Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) Growth Assessment. Designed by construction clients, contractors and sub-contractors, the assessment provides a framework for organisations of ...

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Inclusive values

Steve Butler, CEO of Punter Southall Aspire and author of Inclusive Culture: Leading Change Across Organisations and Industries offers some personal advice on creating a diverse and inclusive workplace The business argument for greater diversity and inclusion in the workplace ...

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Willmott Dixon recognised as one of UK’s best employers for women

Willmott Dixon has been listed again by The Times as one of the UK’s top 50 places to work for women. It’s the fourth successive year the company has featured in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 guide, ...

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Wates Group secures £90m sustainability-linked loan

Wates Group has secured a £90 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) from a three-bank syndicate led by Lloyds Bank. The facility, for which Lloyds Bank also acted as the sole ESG coordinator, will help Wates achieve its ESG objectives and see ...

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New funding will help provide over 500 new Changing Places Toilets in England

Thousands of severely disabled people who need specialised public facilities will benefit from over 500 new Changing Places toilets in England. The Chancellor confirmed in his Spring Statement over £23.5 million has been allocated to 191 councils across England to ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School launches Fairness, Inclusion & Respect Growth Assessment tool

The Supply Chain Sustainability School has joined forces with major construction clients and contractors, to develop and launch the Fairness, Inclusion & Respect Growth Assessment. This freely available web-based tool has been specifically designed for the construction industry and allows ...

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Ethical sourcing

Jessica McGoverne, Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs, Sedex the membership organisation that provides advice for companies on managing and improving working conditions in global supply chains, explains how businesses can operate ethically and source responsibly With the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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Mears Group hires employee director to support disabled employees

The support services group to the social housing and care sectors has recently appointed a new Employee Director, Jay Whistler. Mears is one of the few PLC companies in the UK that has a dedicated employee director, and has gone ...

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