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Landmark study finds menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace

The Fawcett Society has released findings of the largest ever survey of menopausal women, which has found the basic needs of menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace and by healthcare providers. The landmark study shows the majority of ...

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Reflecting societal changes in workplace and public washrooms

A report by the BCO(i) into the future of the workplace post-pandemic suggested that workplaces need to do more to reflect societal changes. The report predicted the replacement of gendered communal toilets with pod-based WCs that feature touchless doors, taps ...

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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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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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City Hall leads the way with menopause policy

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a menopause policy which will put in place practical steps to better support women and all colleagues going through menopause transition at City Hall, and introduce measures to shift perceptions surrounding menopause ...

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Sodexo recognised for its commitment to LGBT+ inclusion at work

Sodexo has received a Silver Employer award from Stonewall, the world’s second-largest LGBT+ charity, for its commitment and efforts in being an LGBT+ inclusive employer The award comes as part of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index and Bring Yourself to Work ...

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Designing workplaces for inclusivity and diversity

Accessible design specialist, Motionspot, has published a white paper which delivers insights and inspiration for DE&I, HR and business leaders to make workplaces more inclusive for everyone. Motionspot believes that designing more inclusive buildings and spaces reduces exclusion and fosters ...

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Kier re-signs Armed Forces Covenant

The construction and infrastructure services firm has re-signed the Armed Forces Covenant, committing to a set of new pledges as it continues its commitment to the Armed Forces community. On Friday, 3 December 2021, Andrew Davies, Chief Executive at Kier ...

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ISS joins the Mentoring Refugee Women initiative

ISS has pledged to mentor 50 refugee women as part of a European initiative launched yesterday by the Tent Partnership for Refugees and the global nonprofit Catalyst. The purpose is to make an impact on the lives of refugee women ...

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