Faces of MyPlus- Ordinary people. Extraordinary abilities.

Written by Helen Cooke, Founder and Director of MyPlus I am often asked why we are called MyPlus and the answer is simple: whilst I don’t believe that disabled people are any more remarkable than those who don’t have a … Read More

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E.ON named as one of the top 50 ‘inclusive’ employers in the UK

E.ON has been named as one of the top 50 UK employers for promoting an inclusive environment for a diverse workforce. The energy giant, which employs about 5,000 people in Nottinghamshire, was ranked 46th in the Inclusive UK Employers 2017 … Read More

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Why Science Needs More Diversity

Without broad participation, science will lose its economic power and legitimacy. America’s science community can breathe a sigh of relief: The provisions to tax graduate student tuition and eliminate the student loan interest deduction have been removed from the final … Read More

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Gender equality should be at the heart of all policy

When people think of gender equality, they probably don’t immediately think of snow. But the small Swedish city of Karlskoga did just that, when, five years ago, the city reviewed the way it cleared its streets. Officials realised that clearing … Read More

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Police force praised for its workplace diversity

Surrey Police has been ranked as one of the top police forces nationwide for workplace diversity. The ranking makes it the fourth highest force in The Excellence in Diversity Awards: Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers list. The list investigates whether … Read More

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Going Backwards? Maybe, For U.K. Gender Diversity In the Boardroom

It gets very boring, the repetition. There’s a strong sense of déjà vu in the media headlines : ‘women’s progress in the boardroom stalls.’ Again. As I said in my last post on gender diversity in the boardroom on Forbes, almost exactly a … Read More

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Gender gap narrows among entrepreneurs as women excel with start ups

Gender gap narrows among entrepreneurs as women excel with start ups The rate of entrepreneurialism in the UK has risen far faster among women than men in the past decade, new research has found.  Comparing 2003-6 and 2013-16, the number of women set up … Read More

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Paying people with learning disabilities lower wages perpetuates inequality

Paying people with learning disabilities lower wages perpetuates inequality When is one person of less value than another? According to some, when they have a learning disability and are looking for work. Rosa Monckton, businesswoman and parent of a learning … Read More

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