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2015 UK Diversity Legal Award judges confirmed

| 30/06/2015 | 0 Comments

The judging panel for the 2015 UK Diversity Legal Awards has been confirmed The UK Diversity Legal Awards are important for the industry, so how they arrive at the eventual winners is also important. Judges are chosen based not only on their skill, depth of experience and reputation as industry leaders, but also for their […]

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Successful launch of 2014 Diversity League Table report

| 31/10/2014 | 0 Comments

This week saw the release of the 2014 BSN Diversity League Table report. The launch event was attended by over 140 people and hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright at their London offices; with a Diversity Panel Discussion chaired by BBC News presenter, Clive Myrie. A summary of the findings were presented by head researcher Professor […]

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DLT2014: Launch event, panel and content confirmed

| 23/10/2014 | 0 Comments

The release of the findings of the 2014 BSN Diversity League Table report, featuring the Diversity Panel Discussion and audience Q&A. chaired by BBC News presenter, Clive Myrie. Time:   6pm – 9pm Date:    Wednesday 29th October 2014 Venue: Norton Rose Fulbright, 3 More London Place, London SE1 2RE SUBJECT: Retaining and progressing diverse […]

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£477,000? Maybe we’re worth it

| 01/08/2014 | 0 Comments

There are some articles you read and tweet. Then there are the rare gems that you just have to keep. This one is the latter. Lawyers and Marketing. Two of Satsuma’s current favourite topics. Enjoy…and if you’re a strategic marketing person reading this, or “support” (sic) in a law firm, the reader comments at the […]

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Diversity must be in your DNA

| 28/07/2014 | 0 Comments

Improving diversity across the professions is a subject that never seems to leave the headlines – at first gender diversity was top of everyone’s agendas, then it was ethnic diversity, and now social diversity is the hot topic. Of all the professions that have come under scrutiny for a lack of social diversity in their […]

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UK leads in urban innovation

| 17/07/2014 | 0 Comments

World-class urban designers, leading engineering firms, creative entrepreneurs, pioneering research programmes, and forward-thinking governments; the UK has a rich ecosystem for urban innovation. It’s this prime mix of business, research and civic capabilities that position the UK to take advantage of the £200 billion global future cities market. Source: Future Cities Catapult  read more Print […]

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Award-winning BBC journalist Myrie to host DLT2014 launch event

| 16/07/2014 | 0 Comments

Award-winning international journalist and BBC News Channel presenter Clive Myrie is to host the 2014 Diversity League Table launch event this year. The event will take place on the 29th October, at the London office of Norton Rose Fulbright, this year’s host sponsor. Myrie will also chair the Diversity Panel Discussion and audience Q&A which is an […]

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How to transform your employees into an army of brand journalists

| 28/05/2014 | 0 Comments

In today’s media surplus, getting employees to create content can help you stand out, and focus on quality, says Shafqat Islam, chief executive & co-founder, NewsCred. Employees can deliver niche expertise with an intimate understanding of their brand, which makes them credible in consumers’ eyes. But getting them involved with content creation is a waste […]

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UK firms and chambers invited to take part in leading diversity initiative

| 14/05/2014 | 0 Comments

The largest firms and chambers across the UK have been invited to take part in the 2014 BSN Diversity League Table (DLT), considered by many to be the legal profession’s leading diversity reporting initiative. The Diversity League Table started in 2006, pre-dating all of the current diversity reporting initiatives and regulatory requirements; promoting transparency and […]

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Women “falling off the edge”! Can we still afford to ignore the call for quotas?

| 13/11/2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Diversity League Table report has made a number of observations and findings that the legal profession, in fact professions in general, can no longer ignore. Women appear to be “falling off the edge” as they attempt to make the career transition to the highest levels. The figures for senior Black lawyers are little […]

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