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ByJoanne Lockwood

Don’t abuse today’s troubled job market

As has been said many times, we are in the same storm but very different boats. Even now, more than nine months on, we are all continuing to be disrupted by Covid-19 – some more than others.

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ByJoanne Lockwood

Did we learn anything this year?

I think it is fair to say that 2020 did not go to plan.  We all had our 20:20 visions lined up ready to go until the brakes were firmly applied on the 23rd of March. 

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ByJoanne Lockwood

Time to call impact of language into account

You will have seen of many examples in the media where organisations have gotten themselves into difficulties due to poor choices or words, or where actions are inappropriate.

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ByJoanne Lockwood

Is ‘diversity hiring’ working OK for you?

Let’s assume for one moment that you are thinking about to need to develop your business to be representative of your customer based or the community in which you serve.  And let us face it, that is a big assumption!  Many organisations are still not realising the opportunity of enriching their number with people of varying lived experience and background.

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ByJoanne Lockwood

Busting the myth of meritocracy is a must

The best person should get the job? – of course, that is the myth of the recruitment industry that has propagated the monoculture in corporate Britain for decades. 

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ByJoanne Lockwood

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4690505/christian-printer-accused-of-discrimination-after-refusing-to-print-business-cards-for-a-transgender-womans-company/

The Sun: A CHRISTIAN printer has been accused of discrimination for refusing to produce business cards for a transgender woman’s company

ByJoanne Lockwood

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4981886/Christian-printer-refuses-cards-LGBTQ-activist.html

Daily Mail: Devout Christian printer Nigel Williams refused to produce business cards for a transgender diversity consultant

ByJoanne Lockwood

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/christian-printer-refuses-to-make-business-cards-for-transwoman-a3659951.html

Evening Standard: A Christian printer reportedly refused to make a transgender diversity consultant’s business cards

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