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On Saturday 27th October 2018 I completed my marathon triple in Snowdonia, North Wales. Thanks to everyone who has donated to my fundraising page, which will remain open until my 61st birthday on Saturday 3rd November: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/Jim.Whelan

 

 

We are delighted to have been invited to present at Venturefest Oxford's "Pitching for Success" competition, which will take place Oxford Brookes University on 12th September 2018. Our founder Jim Whelan will make a short presentation to an audience consisting of investors, support organisations and individuals. Those attending will learn about the fantastic opportunity to wor ...

The business case for building workforce diversity is firmly established and is based on benefits to organisational capability, innovation and productivity. Nevertheless, how well equipped are most organisations to take advantage of opportunities gained by building diverse teams? In practice unconscious bias in various forms often gets in the way. Research continues to reveal ...

Unconscious Bias is a subject that is out in the zeitgeist. This should come as no surprise as unconscious bias in is an important human characteristic that affects all of us, particularly when it comes to hiring, performance reviews and promotion. In 2008 Diversity Consultant, Howard Ross, wrote a compelling paper “CDO Insights: Proven Strategies for Addressing Unconscious Bi ...