Category Archives: Equality in the Workplace

YES – THE CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE. BUT DO...

Posted On 19th February 2014

Already my two year old can use a touch screen computer better than I can. My four year old can beat me at tennis. It won’t be long before they can play an instrument, have a stab at learning a language and no doubt spend weekends excelling in some kind of sport or creative activity. […]

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THE LEFT OUT WOMEN

Posted On 3rd March 2013

Having recently read a BBC article about the “leftover” women (which is apparently how unmarried women over 30 are referred to in China), my thoughts turned again to why we don’t have more women in the boardroom and generally in more leadership positions. In the same week, David Cameron admitted in an interview that his […]

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A FORGOTTEN GENERATION

Posted On 23rd September 2012

As youth unemployment in the UK has topped the 1 million mark, much of the media focus has been on our “lost generation”, the young people whose prospects and confidence will be compromised by a phase of joblessness in early life. What is less well documented is what’s happening at the other end of the […]

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Posted On 16th September 2012

Ever since the female employees of Ford in Dagenham went out on strike – and probably before – the question of gender equality has never been far from the top of the agenda. Despite legislation, this is an issue that has not gone away – and rightly so, as the issue has never really been […]

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