Positive Image Founder and Voice Kate Hardcastle takes to the airwaves, speaking out about her story on BBC Radio 4, with Kate Silverton.
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The Government launched the much anticipated Shared Parental Leave (SPL) Regulations on the 1st December 2014 which apply to employees who expect to become parents on or after 5th April 2015, including adoptive parents. These new regulations give parents flexibility to share caring responsibilities between themselves, enabling them to choose how they would like to arrange the care for their child. There are numerous articles available giving effective overviews of what this means for employers, what they should now be...
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One of the ‘firsts’ was the Harnessing the Power of Diversity Conference on the 10th June 2014 at The Mansion House in the centre of the City of London. On that day over 150 managers from all levels came together to share their perspectives of Diversity and Inclusion within their companies, how progress was being made and what the continued focus should be over the coming years. Harnessing the Power of Diversity conference approached the Diversity and Inclusion agenda differently,...
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Harriet Minter is the editor of the Guardian’s Women in Leadership section. Previously, she worked as a commissioning editor for a range of sections on the Guardian and also ran the engagement and social media strategy for the Guardian’s Professional Networks. Harriett knows a thing or two about the barriers for women moving into leadership roles. In this very personal talk, Harriet argues that women need to “proceed until apprehended”, i.e. women need to lose the need to get explicit...
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Emily Karatay attended our recent conference in Liverpool, which focused on ‘Women Inspiring the Economy’ – here are her thoughts from the day! This blog originally appeared here. To find out more about World Merit, visit www.worldmerit.org. I had the pleasure to join an event last week as part of the International Festival of Business in Liverpool. ‘Women Inspiring the Economy’ was brought to life by Women 1st an initiative aimed at supporting women into leadership roles. The ‘Women Inspiring...
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