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LGBT+ in FM marches with Pride

On 6 July, more than 600 groups comprising of 30,000+ people joined forces, celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Allies (LGBTQIA+) community for London’s Jubilee Pride parade. Marking the 50th year since the historic Stonewall Inn riots, London’s ...

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Mitie gets on board to support Birmingham Pride

Mitie is supporting diversity celebrations in Birmingham, by working with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) in the lead up to Birmingham Pride 2019, which takes place in the city this weekend. For the second year running, Mitie has donated ...

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Talking about cultural diversity

Yesterday saw Sodexo host a breakfast event at its London headquarters on the subject of Modern Racism in the Workplace in recognition of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The event, conceived in an era when getting ...

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Apleona commits to Disability Confident scheme

Apleona HSG Facility Management UK has formally committed to being a Disability Confident Employer. A UK Government Department for Work and Pensions initiative, Disability Confident supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace. The ...

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Real estate needs to step up the pace on improving gender balance says report

There is a disconnect between boardrooms and those operating at the coalface of the real estate sector, according to a new report commissioned by campaign group Real Estate Balance and carried out by PwC. While the industry is making important ...

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Sodexo puts disability in the spotlight

Global services firm, Sodexo, has partnered with Business Disability Forum and the Global Business and Disability Network to host its first disability themed conference, Open Your Mind: Driving Disability Inclusion. On 13 February, the conference brought together experts from industry ...

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Mitie enhances maternity package

Mitie has enhanced its maternity benefits to offer more support for new mothers and those returning to work following maternity leave. The company will now offer salaried employees on maternity leave 10 weeks on full pay, followed by 29 weeks ...

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Motorway inclusion arrives at Gloucester Services southbound

The UK’s only major independent motorway services operator has further enhanced its quality offering for customers by adding a state-of-the-art disabled toilet facility. Gloucester Services has opened a Changing Places assisted accessible toilet, on the southbound side of its site ...

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Five ways recruiters can increase workplace diversity

Recruiting leaders know that if their companies aren’t sourcing and hiring for diversity, they are missing valuable talent and experience argues James McGill, VP International Customer Success, EMEA & APAC for HireVue In the world of recruitment, diversity and inclusion ...

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Businesses get behind initiative to employ ex-offenders

Since the launch of the Education and Employment Strategy six months ago, which set out a series of measures to boost prisoners’ skills while in custody and improve their chances of securing work on release, more than 120 further businesses have registered ...

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