We greatly increased our response rate working with Northern Ireland Chamber’s wider network
Queen’s University Belfast
The advice we received through chamber connections in the USA enabled us to win new business
OBE Waste & Agri Engineering Ltd
At a networking event we made a contact that led to a £42k deal
Bond Search and Selection
Tue 11th Feb 2014
Earn more than Respect – Free Breakfast seminar – Promoting Equality and Diversity
11 Feb 2014
February 11, 2014
11 February 2014
Every organisation faces challenges in a competitive marketplace with diverse workforces. Organisations which foster and promote diversity do better in terms of productivity, growth and staff retention; in short, they are successful.
Promoting equality and diversity in the workplace not only complies with the law but earns organisations a reputation as being open,
creative and forward thinking. Working in an “LGB friendly environment” has been shown to have a positive impact at work. It fosters openness and confidence, improved work productivity and effectiveness as well as loyalty and pride in the organisation.
The Department for Employment and Learning have commissioned The Rainbow Project to manage a programme in Northern Ireland that will provide support and guidance in best practice in equality and diversity, as well as offering free training on Sexual Orientation Awareness.
Pinsent Masons are co-hosting with the Rainbow Project a free Breakfast seminar at Pinsent Masons on Tuesday 11 February 2014. The event commences at 8.00 am with a light breakfast and networking with an 8.30 am start and 10.00 am close.
We are delighted to welcome Wendy McGuinness, as our guest speaker. Wendy manages strategic projects as they relate to Diversity and Inclusion across the Lloyds Banking Group. Lloyds are ranked as one of the Top Ten Private Sector Employers in the Stonewall index for
2014 and Wendy will share some of the models for best practice which have been successfully implemented at the group.
Edith Coleman will share the latest research in the workplace culture for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual employees as well as giving an
overview of the DEL project and the Diversity Champions NI programme which will be launched on 20 February 2014.
Paul Gillen, Senior Associate for Pinsent Masons LLP and Head of the Employment Law team will present a very timely and relevant case study. Pinsent Masons are also listed as one of the Top 100 Employers in the Stonewall index for 2014.
This interactive session will conclude with a Q&A session.
Even if you attended our last session, we will be covering different areas. Don’t forget to bring a colleague if you wish.
How to register
As this is a free event, places are allocated on a ‘first come’ basis. Please reserve your place by no later than 4 February 2014 by contacting:
Business Development Assistant
T: +44 (0)28 9089 4864
Created by Christopher Morrow