Career transitions, where to next? – By Sue Willcock

So, you work hard.  You get the letters.  You’re Chartered.  You show your family the success pics.  You get a scroll you are proud of.  And have a few drinks with your work mates. Job done.   Career in the B.A.G. Well.  Maybe. Or, maybe more commonly, not. For many, the focus on getting professionally qualified …

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Why You Don’t Need to Worry About World Mental Health Day – By Kirsty Harvey

Unless you’ve been hiding in a nuclear bunker for the last few years, no doubt you will have seen the proliferation of information and stories about people and their mental health. A huge number of special days have cropped up around this to raise awareness, of which World Mental Health Day is one. Held on …

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UK Construction week, equality, diversity and inclusion – By Nathan Garnett

When we embarked upon the task of creating UK Construction Week in October 2014, David Cameron was still Prime Minister and there seemed to be an air of growing optimism about construction and the economy in general. We have had an eventful few years since then, the impacts of which will no doubt reverberate for …

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National Lipstick Day – By Joanna Farnsworth

My red lipstick is a very important part of my routine, it's my way of expressing my personality and the final touch that makes me ready to face the day. In an industry where you can sometimes feel pressured to fit in rather than stand out, I may choose to wear a grey or black …

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LGBT: 21 years (kind of) in, 8 years out – By Kate Charrington

What is LGBT? The acronym (LGBT) is used by and for those who consider themselves to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. As a gay woman, I have not always found things easy, but I have found that being open and out in the workplace makes for a much happier and healthier life. LGBT in the School Days My …

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