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May 2, 2019
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02
May

Why is nobody taking up shared parental leave?

Since 2015, shared parental leave (SPL) has been an option for working couples, allowing eligible employees to share and organise family leave in a way which works best for their personal circumstances. Despite this, take-up has been very low, in fact in 2018, only 9,200 new parents took shared parental leave, just one per cent...
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02
May

WeAreTheCity launches new job board platform in partnership with Jobbio

WeAreTheCity have partnered with Jobbio to create a digital careers marketplace targeting their four million monthly visitors. Dating back to 2014, the WeAreTheCity Jobs Board promotes career opportunities to their large and growing female demographic of 120,000 members. As more businesses focus on talent diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and create competitive advantage, this...
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02
May

Nominations now open for the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2019. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UK Diversity Legal Awards. The awards remain the only industry awards which focus solely on recognising, promoting and celebrating outstanding achievement in equality, diversity and inclusion across the legal profession. The awards are open to law...
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02
May

How to attract more women to your senior positions

The number of women in top company roles is increasing, but there’s still plenty more to be done. Chris Stappard, Managing Director at Edward Reed Recruitment, has this advice for businesses looking to attract more of the country’s talented women to their senior positions. The pressure is on for businesses to make sure they’re paying...
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Brexit- A Girl’s Best Friend (F)
02
May

What HR leaders can learn from Brexit and how to lead in a changing world

There are myriad implications on HR caused by Brexit but there are also various aspects we can learn from too. When I first started in business my genuine view of HR was as an after-thought. I reckoned that commercial growth was way more important than stuff to do with people. Over time I realised this...
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