In the News: April’s HR and Governance Headlines

In the News: April’s HR and Governance Headlines

If you like to keep up with the latest in HR and Governance, here’s our monthly round-up. This month, we’ve been interested in the focus on equality and diversity, specifically through reducing the gender pay gap and encouraging the wider promotion of internships....
The Persistence of Discrimination (Against All Reason)

The Persistence of Discrimination (Against All Reason)

One thing which still amazes, and saddens, in equal proportions is how slowly equality and diversity are progressing. It would be nice to think that it would progress because it is the right (not to mention legally required) thing to do.  One would also expect that by...
How to #BeBoldForChange for Women in the Workplace

How to #BeBoldForChange for Women in the Workplace

Today, 8th March is International Women’s Day and the theme is #BeBoldForChange. #BeBoldForChange is needed.  There are many deep and troubling issues facing women around the globe – some as fundamental as the right to education, the right to self-determination...
Business Lessons from Nature – Geese

Business Lessons from Nature – Geese

  We can acquire business lessons from the most unlikely sources. For example, in the natural world one can find countless examples of effective teamwork, good communication and more. I was talking to a mentee recently. The person concerned is smart, diligent,...