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Willmott Dixon leads UK in FT’s inaugural list of diversity leaders

Willmott Dixon was the UK’s highest placed company to appear in the Financial Times’ inaugural list of European leaders for workplace diversity and inclusion, coming third out of 700 organisations ranked for their approach to inclusivity. The Letchworth Garden City ...

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A #POSH idea

Positive Occupational Safety & Health means taking inclusive, diverse and equal action says Louise Hosking Director, Hosking Associates WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? Achieving true inclusion within diverse and equitable workplaces makes a significant difference to the bottom line. This is ...

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OCS launches hidden disabilities initiative for shoppers in Milton Keynes

Facilities management service provider, OCS, is launching a new hidden disabilities initiative at centre:mk in Milton Keynes. It is thought 18 per cent of the population has a hidden disability, so with this in mind, OCS says the initiative will ...

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CBRE signs up to Race at Work Charter

CBRE has further demonstrated its commitment to diversity and inclusion by becoming one of the first property industry signatories of the Race at Work Charter in the UK. The Charter, developed jointly by the UK Government and Business in the ...

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Turn to the toilet to achieve best practice

Public venues can increase their appeal to potential customers by up to 20%, just by changing the toilet. Many of the UK’s 11million disabled people- 20% of the population- need specialist equipment to ‘go’ when away from home. The latest ...

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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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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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Westgrove Group gets behind #PurpleTuesday

Warrington facilities management specialist, The Westgrove Group has pledged its support for #PurpleTuesday, the UK’s first accessible shopping day. Alongside shopping centres all over the UK, Westgrove will be getting behind the #PurpleTuesday message promoting accessibility for all and taking ...

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