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Equality fund launched in Scotland to make workplaces more inclusive and diverse

A two-year equality fund has been launched to make Scottish workplaces, including those in the facilities management sector, more inclusive and diverse. The Scottish Government-funded initiative, with £800,000 available in its first year, aims to address longstanding barriers in the ...

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Kingdom Cleaning joins equality, diversity and inclusion network

The cleaning and soft services provider has become a member of Inclusive Companies, a premier network of organisations leading in equality, diversity and inclusion. Kingdom Cleaning, which employs over 2,000 people across the UK, joins Inclusive Companies to foster its ...

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CIWM launches Equality, Diversity and Inclusion survey

CIWM is calling for all those working in the UK resources and waste industry to take part in a survey designed to help better understand the current levels of EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) in the sector. The survey, which ...

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Inclusion Week: BM signs three key EDI commitments

Today sees the start of Inclusion Week (27 September-02 October). To mark the event independent catering business, Bartlett Mitchell, has announced the signing of three key EDI commitments. These include signing up to the Business in the Community’s ‘Race at ...

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Amey and Mace launch digital health platform to support women going through menopause

In a commitment to driving gender equality and diversity in the workplace, infrastructure and public service provider, Amey, and global consultancy and construction company, Mace, have launched a digital health platform, Peppy, to support women going through menopause and other ...

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Novus commits to female leaders in its latest hire

National maintenance and construction contractor Novus Property Solutions has underlined its commitment to dynamic future growth across the next five years with the appointment of a new Head of Business Development, Claire Bailey-Jones. In a sign of the company’s commitment ...

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Sodexo publishes ethnicity pay gap figures

Sodexo UK has become the first company in the hospitality and FM industry to voluntarily published its ethnicity pay gap data for 2020, reporting a mean ethnicity pay gap of five per cent. The food services and facilities management company says ...

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Educational initiative launched to support young people impacted by lost learning due to Covid-19

The Tobun Foundation has launched a new initiative to support 250,000 disadvantaged young people whose education has been impacted during the Covid-enforced lockdowns. The Covid-19 ‘Educational Support Programme’ will provide computer equipment, tuition, and mentoring, to enable those most affected ...

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J S Wright recognised for workplace talent and diversity

J S Wright has won a top national award for championing equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. The mechanical and electrical services specialist has been named as Construction Services Employer of the Year at the finals of the 2020 ...

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Wates publishes five-year social value strategy

Continuing its commitment to social value, Wates Group has announced that every one of its business units will achieve Living Wage Recognised Service Provider (RSP) status within five years. This means that by 2025, all Wates clients will be requested ...

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