Reflections on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

“EDI Lead it and Live it” is an ongoing project that launches in September. It is a collaboration between the University of Manchester and the University of Sheffield CDT Metallurgy. Polkadot Consultants Ltd is proud to be the partner organisation in this endeavour. Our MD Barry Wall muses on EDI as the STEM project reaches […]

Polkadot Joins Your MCR

We are pleased to be working with the lovely Belinda Scandals and the team over at Your MCR. You have previously seen our MD Barry Wall over at the launch of the Manchester Bee Event talking with Belinda. Now we have got together to begin the planning of our Mind Your Mind Project on the […]

Reflecting on Transfer – A Journey

Some personal reflection from our MD Barry Wall. Sometimes it is just a nice exercise, to learn from  and recognise how far you have come on a particular project To just look back. I recommend it highly, you have a go! I was asked to do this historical summation for a prospective VOP (Vanguard Organisation […]

Phd in the Peaks – It Starts

Undeniably proud here at Polkadot Consultants Ltd in collaborating with the University of Sheffield and the University of Manchester by providing an annex to the PHD Professional Development Diploma on the subject of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The annex runs along side the main PDD across the curriculum and marks a new adventure for us […]

Bleak, Depressing and a Signifer of a Hidden Epidemic of Discrimination

Almost two in five (37 per cent) admitted they would advertise roles as available to men only if the law allowed them, If you want to help and believe this is wrong then please take our 1 question survey here. On the Subject of Equality and Diversity Personnel Today have published an article that states: […]

Buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzing with the Bee folk and Trans*fer a Journey

Have a gander at me, on the televisuals, with the utterly marvelous Belinda Scandal  and the ever effervescent Michelle Eagle of YourMcr, as we discuss Trans*fer – A Journey at the launch of the fantastic Bee project in Central Manchester. I’m on 1 minute in! The hundreds of sculptures are absolutely stunning, such amazing work […]

Diversity & Inclusion – Read it and Weep – Part Two

For part one of this blog please go here. The unconscious (or conscious, God forbid) exclusion of women from the FTSE top companies and the ongoing fiasco at Starbucks in the US should cause us to ask some serious questions about how we are approaching Diversity & Inclusion and learning in our organisations. Time Magazine […]

Diversity & Inclusion – Read it and Weep – Part One

With the shocking news today from the Hampton-Alexander Review on FTSE Women Leaders ; we could be forgiven for thinking that we are living in 1918 and not 2018. The full report for 2018 is not due until the end of June but this foreshadows something ugly. Diversity and Inclusion are vital parts of being […]

Exciting News on The Transfer – A Journey Front

Press Release/Media Statement We are delighted to announce that Escalla, one of the premium providers of learning and technology services across the globe; is partnering with us here at Polkadot Consultants Ltd in offering our seminar, Transfer – A Journey. Escalla joins the likes of the University of Manchester and Selection Recruitment Ltd in becoming […]