UKRC

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Royal Air Force - Increasing Female Recruitment Through Education

    The Royal Air Force (RAF) recognises that taking positive action on gender equality is essential to ensure it attracts the supply of new talent it needs, in what is a very competitive market for technical specialists. Based on research carried out by the RAF Directorate of Recruitment and Initial Training...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Rolls-Royce - Site Visit Starts A Change In Culture

    Rolls-Royce is committed to encouraging a diverse workforce and promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. The UKRC/IOP Site Visit was a great way to make sure the equal opportunity policies encourage true equality in workplace. With less than 14 per cent of the workforce being female, the authors are keen...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Oxford Innovation

    Oxford Innovation is the UK's leading operator of Innovation Centres, providing flexible office and lab space for over 350 high growth technology companies. The company also delivers a range of business support programmes that raise funding for start-up and growing companies throughout the UK. Oxford Innovation submitted a successful funding...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    AECOM - Delivering Results: An Integrated Approach To Recruitment And Selection

    With clients in over 100 countries, approximately 45,000 employees and an annual turnover in excess of USD six billion, AECOM is a leading global provider of professional, technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. Initially AECOM looked at...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Biotechnology And Biological Sciences Research Council: Creating A Culture In Which Women Can Progress

    The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is the UK's leading funding agency for the promotion and support of world-class research and postgraduate training in the understanding and exploitation of biological systems. It is the main sponsor of eight research institutes including the John Innes Centre, the Institute for...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Halcrow - Equality Excellence Helps Win Contracts For Civil Engineering Giant

    Multi-national civil engineering firm Halcrow want to drive up their competitiveness by independently demonstrating to their public sector clients their commitment to gender equality. They are also under pressure to recruit and retain high calibre employees in an area of industry beset by skill shortages. The UKRC Culture Analysis Tool,...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Best Practice In Recruiting Female Apprentices

    E.ON is one of the UK's leading power and gas companies, generating and distributing electricity, and retailing power and gas. It is also part of the E.ON group, one of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies employing more than 15,000 people in the UK and more than 88,000...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Changing Recruitment Practices To Attract More Women

    Traffic Operations at Transport for London reviewed their recruitment campaigns in 2006, after a low number of women applied for positions in 2005. A Trainee Traffic Control Engineer recruitment plan was undertaken in 2006, to attract a more diverse range of applicants, especially more female engineers. This included promoting the...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Gender Equality Workshops; Sharing Good Practice

    From the results of the UKRC's Culture Analysis Tool survey, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) identified the career progression of female staff as an area that needed improvement. BBSRC recognised that sharing good gender equality practice with similar organisations on this issue would be a useful way...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Gender Equality Training; Raising Sector Wide Awareness

    SummitSkills is convinced that promoting diversity on a sector wide basis is key to ensuring the long term productivity of the building services engineering sector, and reducing skills shortages. SummitSkills has held two regional workshops so far, in the West Midlands and the North West of England. The training, run...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Royal Air Force - Increasing Female Recruitment Through Education

    The Royal Air Force (RAF) recognises that taking positive action on gender equality is essential to ensure it attracts the supply of new talent it needs, in what is a very competitive market for technical specialists. Based on research carried out by the RAF Directorate of Recruitment and Initial Training...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Rolls-Royce - Site Visit Starts A Change In Culture

    Rolls-Royce is committed to encouraging a diverse workforce and promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. The UKRC/IOP Site Visit was a great way to make sure the equal opportunity policies encourage true equality in workplace. With less than 14 per cent of the workforce being female, the authors are keen...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Oxford Innovation

    Oxford Innovation is the UK's leading operator of Innovation Centres, providing flexible office and lab space for over 350 high growth technology companies. The company also delivers a range of business support programmes that raise funding for start-up and growing companies throughout the UK. Oxford Innovation submitted a successful funding...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    AECOM - Delivering Results: An Integrated Approach To Recruitment And Selection

    With clients in over 100 countries, approximately 45,000 employees and an annual turnover in excess of USD six billion, AECOM is a leading global provider of professional, technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. Initially AECOM looked at...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Biotechnology And Biological Sciences Research Council: Creating A Culture In Which Women Can Progress

    The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is the UK's leading funding agency for the promotion and support of world-class research and postgraduate training in the understanding and exploitation of biological systems. It is the main sponsor of eight research institutes including the John Innes Centre, the Institute for...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Halcrow - Equality Excellence Helps Win Contracts For Civil Engineering Giant

    Multi-national civil engineering firm Halcrow want to drive up their competitiveness by independently demonstrating to their public sector clients their commitment to gender equality. They are also under pressure to recruit and retain high calibre employees in an area of industry beset by skill shortages. The UKRC Culture Analysis Tool,...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Best Practice In Recruiting Female Apprentices

    E.ON is one of the UK's leading power and gas companies, generating and distributing electricity, and retailing power and gas. It is also part of the E.ON group, one of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies employing more than 15,000 people in the UK and more than 88,000...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Changing Recruitment Practices To Attract More Women

    Traffic Operations at Transport for London reviewed their recruitment campaigns in 2006, after a low number of women applied for positions in 2005. A Trainee Traffic Control Engineer recruitment plan was undertaken in 2006, to attract a more diverse range of applicants, especially more female engineers. This included promoting the...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Gender Equality Workshops; Sharing Good Practice

    From the results of the UKRC's Culture Analysis Tool survey, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) identified the career progression of female staff as an area that needed improvement. BBSRC recognised that sharing good gender equality practice with similar organisations on this issue would be a useful way...

    Provided By UKRC

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    Gender Equality Training; Raising Sector Wide Awareness

    SummitSkills is convinced that promoting diversity on a sector wide basis is key to ensuring the long term productivity of the building services engineering sector, and reducing skills shortages. SummitSkills has held two regional workshops so far, in the West Midlands and the North West of England. The training, run...

    Provided By UKRC