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Have you ever wondered who makes the big decisions in companies? Often, it’s the Non-Executive Directors (NEDs). However, a growing issue in these boards is that they are mostly made of a homogenous demographic that doesn’t always reflect the diverse perspectives in the market today. Whilst these individuals may provide
I wanted to flag up the number of senior female candidates I speak to regularly who would be ideal for senior roles I have but who deselect themselves because they just don’t have enough fuel in their tank. What with looking after kids, which as any parent knows, is a
Motherhood is a time of joy, adventure and new responsibility, but is it also going to cost you a pay cut?There is often a link between becoming a parent as a woman and the sting of being paid less by employers.  Now, you could argue that being paid substantially less
It probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone that there are more neuro-divergent people in the actuarial world than other workplaces but I think the days of the old actuarial jokes are well and truly over! We’ve all heard the one about knowing the difference between an actuary and

Should we have the right to disconnect?

Posted on October 8, 2023
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In the realm of employment law, if there’s a trend currently making waves, it’s the sometimes controversial ‘right to disconnect’. Over the past few years, countries like Belgium, France and Spain have implemented rules that allow employees the right to disconnect from work and work-related technology when outside of working
How employers/team leaders can support neuro-divergent employees: It probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone that there are more neuro-divergent people in the actuarial world than other workplaces but I think the days of the old actuarial jokes are well and truly over! We’ve all heard the one about
Sophie Peterson