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Author: Diane Humphrey

Study highlights positive impact of flexible working

Flexible Working

A survey by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) shows that flexible working options have a positive impact in a number of areas, including, staff retention, employee motivation and employee engagement. ... read more

‘Fit’ rather than ‘competency’ disadvantages women


A Cranfield School of Management report for the Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights how selection-bias prevents women getting into the boardroom. ... read more

New intake of mentors for Henkel UK & Ireland

A new intake of mentors attended the mentoring workshop held in the UK on 1 December.  The new mentors picked up some new skills and polished up on some old skills.  Each mentor took away one commitment to doing things ... read more

Meet The UK and Irelands new D&I Ambassadors

Henkel is building on its reputation for excellence by adding seven Ambassadors from Henkel UK and Irelands to its Diversity & Inclusion Network. Their goal is to champion Diversity and Inclusiveness and promote innovative working practices that engage, inspire and ... read more

Top ten tips to successfully introduce a flexible worker

Maximise the value of your new flexible worker by following these simple tips: CLARIFY THE WORKING PATTERN ON THE FIRST DAY Whilst it is essential to agree this during recruitment, it is good to clarify the format of the job, ... read more

New Code – Women on Boards in UK

Nineteen of the top executive search firms in the UK have agreed a code of conduct to promote female board appointments. This code is in response to the Lord Davies report published in February 2011. The code contains seven principles, ... read more

What Diversity and Inclusion means for us…

Here five people, from Henkel UK and Ireland, give their personal statements about what Diversity and Inclusion means for them. For me Diversity and Inclusion is about being truly opened minded to embrace the talents and capabilities that everyone has. ... read more

Success is about people

Dr Yvonne Traynor is Henkel’s Global Head of Quality – UA, and has been with the company for an impressive 20 years. As a working mum, Yvonne has noticed many advances over the years in how easy – or otherwise ... read more