ARTICLE ON HOW LEADERS CAN FOSTER INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENTS WITHIN THEIR COMPANIES
Written by Julie Chakraverty, this article aims to analyse how leaders can foster inclusive environments within their companies that support a diversity of employees. It discusses the rise of ‘‘cancel culture’’, arguing that protecting against cultural missteps is increasingly important due to the rise of social media
£3 million investment for RungWay by ScaleUP CAPITAL
ScaleUp Capital (‘ScaleUp’), an investment fund which specialises in scaling businesses in digital B2B sectors today announces that it has invested £3 million into Rungway, the innovative platform for employee engagement and listening.
A LETTER TO THE FINANCIAL TIMES FROM OUR CEO
In response to an article written by Emma Jacobs for the Financial Times, on fertility discussions in the workplace, Julie states that women often make trade-offs between career progression, female health and family life.
Purpose: First Think Small
A Report by The Leadership Council. This is the eleventh in a series of papers on topical concerns for leaders. The Leadership Council brings together senior figures from commercial and public life, providing a powerful perspective on the leadership agenda.
5 Exciting CultureTech Platforms to Help You Establish Company Culture
At 83% of organizations, senior leaders regularly talk to their workforce about company culture, highlighting its critical to overall success. To align your organizational goals to employee culture and ensure adherence to these values, culture technology, now popularly known as CultureTech could prove beneficial.
As a headteacher, this is why we need to bring social media into the classroom and make it a force for good
Unrestricted access to a screen, much like a sugar addiction, can lead to an unhealthy obsession. But we must also prepare our children for a world where technology is king
Why I Went From Boardroom To Basement Startup
We all have different motivators in our careers, and expectations of where we want to get to. For me, my passion has been to innovate and push for new ways of working. It’s a particularly exciting time as technology is disrupting all industries, while increased diversity in the workplace is bringing fresh ideas.
Women who prove you CAN have it all: The female entrepreneurs who run multi-million pound businesses - but still find time for a family and fitness regime
From Taylor Swift's girl squad to Nasty Gal founder Sophie Amoruso coining the hashtag #girlboss, it's clear that when it comes to entrepreneurship, it's not a man's world anymore.
Indeed, recent research by BNP Paribas Wealth Management found that companies helmed by women actually produced 13 per cent higher revenues than those run by men, and finished nine per cent above average.
Careers mentoring app trialled by Sheffield school goes national
A careers mentoring app which was piloted by a Sheffield school has been rolled out to 70,000 women nationally in a bid to encourage pupils to interact with and quiz like-minded professionals.
Women don’t want to be seen as a ‘pest’ with workplace problems
One in five (20 per cent) women fear they will be considered a pest if they ask for advice on workplace and career issues compared to just 14 per cent of males, according to new research.
The survey conducted by Rungway, the app to meet, help and be helped on work and life questions, surveyed 2,000 UK workers in full time employment.
Work issues give six million UK employees sleepless nights each week
Just how well are your staff coping? A study has found that work issues are resulting in sleepless nights for six million British employees on a weekly basis.
The number of staff having restless evenings due to work issues is more than the population of Scotland (5.3 million people), according to the findings from workplace help service Rungway.
BuroHappold employees praise ‘refreshing’ company values initiative
International engineering consultancy gives all 1,800 employees a voice on its values through peer to peer advice platform, Rungway
BuroHappold, the international, integrated engineering consultancy, has used peer to peer advice platform, Rungway, to engage all its employees and seek feedback on what is important to them.
FEMALE FOUNDERS OF TECH: FROM ADELMAN TO CUMMINGS
Proving that tech is no longer ‘male, pale and stale’, BusinessCloud was inundated with nominations for its Female Founders of Tech list.
Historically tech has been a male-dominated industry, which is why BusinessCloud launched a mission to find examples of women who have used tech in some way and turned it into a first-rate business.
Half of employees can’t recite their organisation’s vision or values
Rungway research of 2,000 British employees shows more than half of employees in the UK can’t recite their organisation’s vision, and nearly half can’t recite their organisation’s values
Vive la difference
As a young woman starting out on a trading floor in the early ‘90S, I was always aware of being different. The archetypal male-dominated environment, diverse role models were infrequent, and establishing a professional network was tough - these were the days before LinkedIn.