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What Role Do Men Play In Creating Diversity In The Workplace?

| 01/11/2017 | 0 Comments

The recent firestorm created by the memo from a Google engineer struck the nerve of workplace diversity in a painful way. The article led many people to denounce the employee for a harmful generalization that continued decades of pigeonholing of women as non-technical, non-scientific employees incapable of performing key coding, engineering and technical jobs that today’s economy […]

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Women taking the lead with launch of new magazine

| 05/04/2017 | 0 Comments

  Satsuma is pleased to announce the launch of the spring 2017 edition of the Women in Leadership publication which is now available in digital format online, and free via the magazine’s website. The Women in Leadership publication targets a global readership and provides inspirational thought-leadership, insightful commentary, support and advice for women who are […]

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Satsuma supports Women in Leadership

| 01/03/2017 | 0 Comments

Satsuma to start work on the revamp of the Women in Leadership publication, the spring edition is due out in March to coincide with International Women’s month. The Women in Leadership publication is an initiative from the Women in Leadership Foundation that has been set up by lawyer and writer Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu. Satsuma will […]

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Almost 1 in 5 parents have considered suicide

| 17/11/2016 | 0 Comments

Almost 1 in 5 parents of a premature baby have considered suicide according to a new report published today by Little Miracles UK, one of the UK’s largest support organisations for parents of babies born premature or sick. The release coincides with World Prematurity Day (17 Nov) and the “Little Miracles Parent Mental Health Report” […]

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Do you know anyone who gave birth to a premature or sick baby in the UK in the last 15 years?

| 07/11/2016 | 0 Comments

We are preparing a report for Little Miracles UK to look at the experiences of parents who have had a premature or sick baby in a UK hospital. It is hoped that the findings will help us understand better the needs of existing parents, and also the needs of parents to be. And so help […]

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Petition for mental health support for all parents of premature and sick babies in the UK

| 02/11/2016 | 0 Comments

Little Miracles (UK) are campaigning for the provision of mental health assessment and practical support for all parents of premature and sick babies, from point of birth; within all neonatal units in the UK. A petition to the UK Government has now been started. Read more below. Click here to sign the petition.     […]

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Female and ethnic minority lawyers continue to face steep challenges on their way to the top

| 18/11/2015 | 0 Comments

This week saw the release of the 2015 BSN (Black Solicitors Network) Diversity League Table (DLT) report. The launch event was attended by close to 200 people and hosted by Magic Circle law firm Linklaters at their London office. The event included a presentation of the main findings by Professor Urwin, the DLT Head Researcher, […]

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Law Society President and High Court Judge confirmed as guest speakers at the 2015 UK Diversity Legal Awards

| 02/10/2015 | 0 Comments

Law Society President Jonathan Smithers and the Honourable Mr Justice Dingemans will be the keynote speakers and guests of honour at the 2015 UK Diversity Legal Awards presentation dinner. This prestigious black-tie event will take place on the 24th November at the Grange Tower Hill Hotel in London. Presenting the awards this year will be highly […]

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Bic pens two apologies for sexist blunder when promoting National Women’s Day

| 11/08/2015 | 0 Comments

Bic has not only managed to cause offence on National Women’s Day in South Africa, but then compounded the issue when it tried to explain how the advert was “empowering women”.   Bic Ad: This is the second sexist-related blunder the firm has made     The firm created a poster (above) advertising its pens […]

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Open for submissions – 2015 UK Diversity Legal Awards

| 01/07/2015 | 0 Comments

The 6th annual UK Diversity Legal Awards are now open to receive submissions. The UK Diversity Legal Awards are open to organisations of all sizes and submissions are welcomed from firms, chambers, in-house legal teams (private and public sector) and suppliers to the legal profession. To make a submission, an organisation does not have to have […]

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