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In July 2019, Orange Malone sponsored a Diversity and Inclusion Roudtable discussion, hosted by The Actuary Magazine and Chaired by Chika Aghadiuno, who heads the Diversity Advisory Group for the Institute of Actuaries. Together with internal HR, hiring managers and external agency recruiters we discussed the importance of ensuring the

Office Romances: Swipe up for HR?

Posted on October 22, 2020
With the news a few months ago that the head of McDonalds has been sacked for having a relationship with an employee, I thought it would be a good time to re-release this article!! There was an interesting edition of The Bottom Line on Radio 4 recently on ‘Managing Workplace
Just read a very interesting article about class inequality which is sometimes seen as the ignored part of the ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ agenda.Kenan Malik, in Sunday’s Observer, explores the rise in identity politics which has changed the way we think about social problems and social solidarity from being framed by

2020 – The Race for Talent

Posted on May 13, 2020
Hi there, in the next installment of my (very) occasional series of articles, this is the first part of a ‘Recruiting Skills’ series focusing on writing great job posts. I think it’s fair to say that in my niche – actuarial/risk/investment – great talent is not easily found so any
I recently read Katie Roiphe’s article on the gender pay gap – read it here:  and it’s well backed up by any number of research papers: Harvard Business Review said that only 7% of woman asked for a higher salary at offer stage compared to a whopping 57% of
Time to End Pay Secrecy? A recent Ted Talk by Management Researcher David Burkus looked at the question of pay transparency. This is a hot topic and it was a fascinating talk. Here’s a summary. How much do you get paid?  Or the person next to you at work? These
Sophie Peterson