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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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New research finds half of leaders and managers would not employ a neurodivergent person

New research, published by The Institute of Leadership & Management has revealed a significant lack of understanding and awareness of neurodivergents in the workplace despite an estimated one in seven people being neurodivergent, which includes a range of conditions such ...

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Atalian Servest signs Race at Work Charter

The global service provider has signed the Race at Work Charter, as part of its new diversity and inclusion (D&I) platform, CHROMA, and the company’s commitment to race equality. The charter is a government initiative, launched in partnership with Business ...

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Bartlett Mitchell launches D&I strategy

The independent caterer has unveiled a series of measures aimed at strengthening its commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality. Launched to coincide with Black History Month, Bartlett Mitchell has committed to the values outlined in the ‘Business In the Community ...

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Sodexo recognised in enei Awards

Sodexo’s UK & Ireland Diversity and Inclusion team has been highly commended in the enei awards’ Team of the Year category. The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) Awards are an annual recognition of employers who challenge discrimination and ...

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Compass signs Race at Work Charter

Compass Group UK & Ireland has signed up to the Race at Work Charter, in partnership with Business in the Community (BITC). The Race at Work Charter is designed to foster a commitment to improving outcomes of black, Asian and minority ...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women in Property – Regeneration of the Ascot Estate

In a special piece to mark International Women’s Day (8th March), Jo Sutherland, Associate Director of Magenta Associates reports from a recent Women in Property event. With only a season to go until the return of Royal Ascot 2019, Women ...

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A male dominated profession like FM may take time to change

Blog from Victoria Hughes, Head of Sustainability, VINCI Facilities News headlines about the lack of women on the boards of the FTSE 250 women combined with details about gender pay gap data (GPG) published recently has all served to highlight ...

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