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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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Sodexo recognised for workplace gender equality

Sodexo has been named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the sixth consecutive year. The unranked list is published in partnership with Business in the Community, part of the Prince’s Responsible Business Network. It recognises ...

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Sodexo unveils two initiatives to support women in FM

Sodexo’s employee network group SoTogether has launched two new initiatives to mark International Women’s Day 2019 (8 March). SoTogether is Sodexo’s gender employee network, its aim is to foster a culture where enhancing women’s professional and personal growth contributes to the ...

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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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Government publishes new guidance to help employers close gender pay gap

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) has published new guidance, providing step by step advice for employers which helps them to identify potential causes of the gender pay gap in their organisation and develop an effective action plan to tackle it, as ...

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CH&CO becomes a Disability Confident Leader

CH&CO has achieved Disability Confident Leader status for its commitment to employing, supporting and promoting disabled people in the workplace and encouraging others to also become Disability Confident. The Government’s Disability Confident scheme aims to help UK employers successfully employ ...

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Sodexo recognised for gender diversity

Sodexo has been ranked #2 for gender balance within its governing bodies among all publicly-listed companies on the SBF 120 French stock market index. The ranking (the Palmarès de la féminisation des instances dirigeantes) is published by the French State ...

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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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Time to tighten up gender pay gap reporting requirements say MPs

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy committee report on gender pay gap reporting has found that the majority (78%) of organisations report pay gaps in favour of men, and is making several proposals to change the reporting requirements. These include ...

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Women in property find a voice with Surveying Sisterhood Summit

A group of female RICS professionals and role models in the built environment sector have joined forces to front a new virtual summit. It will feature open and inspiring conversations about working in a male dominated industry, with the aim of ...

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