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Menopause in Construction: Improving support for women in the industry

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Black and white graphic card that includes a hard hat and construction tools along its right-hand side. Reads: Menopause in construction. Improving support for women in the industry. Menopause Awareness Month. The Willmott Dixon and Equality Hub logos feature in the bottom left-hand corner of the card.

To mark Menopause Awareness Month, the Equality Hub is shining a light on employers like Willmott Dixon who are showing leadership in the construction sector in supporting women experiencing the menopause. With around 74,000 women working in the construction sector …

Women’s Reproductive Health: Ending period stigma in the construction sector

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Quote card on a white background which reads: "At Willmott Dixon we have made a commitment to promote period dignity on all of our sites and offices." Rick Lee OBE, Chief People Officer, Willmott Dixon. The UK Government's logo sits in the top right-hand corner of the card.

To mark the one year anniversary of the landmark Women’s Health Strategy for England, the Equality Hub is hosting the first of a series of roundtables with businesses, to identify what good support looks like for women experiencing health issues …

COVID disparities report: key findings and next steps

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Graphic featuring Kemi Badenoch headshot

One of the most pressing questions posed by the pandemic has been why ethnic minorities have been so disproportionately affected? It was evident from the outset that these communities appeared to be more vulnerable.  We saw that in the faces …

In Her Words: Supporting Female Founders

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This Global Entrepreneurship Week, we hear from Jess Etherington, Coordinator of the Female Founders Forum, about her experience in unlocking women’s economic potential. Resilience & Recovery, a new report from the Female Founders Forum, suggests, female-led, high growth businesses have …