We were delighted to be back to deliver a great trans awareness training at Moody’s for both their London based and global staff (via webx.)
It was a wonderful to be invited as part of their programme led by Andrea Blackman, managing director and co-executive sponsor of Moodys UK LGBT and A ERG for IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. ) A good time was had by all.
There were great questions and a good session had by all. We look forward to being back at Moody’s again in the future!
We’d love for you to join us at the trans*formation 2016 Christmas celebration, kindly hosted by Empiric.
The date for your diary is Wednesday 7th December and festivities start at 6:00pm. As those who joined us last year will know, Empiric are wonderful hosts and their venue at 1 Old Jewry in London is a great please to start your Christmas with a bang!
Herbert Smith Freehills and trans*formation are delighted to invite you to an insightful and exciting discussion on Trans in the workplace.
Our panel will comprise:
Emma Cusdin – CEO and Co-Founder of trans*formation and Senior HR Business Partner, Thompson Reuters
Andrew Taggart – Partner, Employment, Pensions and Incentives, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Kris Phelps – Group Manager, Stonewall UK
Our panel of speakers will be considering what employers can do to create truly Trans inclusive workplaces, including trans*formation’s goals and objectives for Trans equality, the global legislative framework and insights from Stonewall on current best practice since including Trans in the Workplace Equality Index 2016.
Our chair, Kimberley Bird, spoke to GayStar News business section. In an uplifting story about the Government’s decision to issue a guide to employers on hiring and supporting trans staff, Kimberley said “trans*formation are delighted to see the government recognising the need to recruit and retain trans employees. We encourage private sector employers to act on this document to ensure they attract and retain top talent.”
In a statement, Nicky Morgan, Minister for Women and Equalities said, “This government is committed to ensuring that everyone can fulfil their potential, including transgender and non-binary people. Many transgender people still face discrimination in the workplace, as well as in their day-to-day lives.”
Credit Suisse has released a video entitled “Focus on Trans*” to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the company’s LGBT Ally program and the official launch of their “Trans*. Your Questions Answered” guide.
The video, available from the full article, features gender-variant Credit Suisse employee (and trans*formation Ambassador) Pippa Bunce, who works as the firm’s Global Head of FID IT Engineering. Mx Bunce stresses the importance of educating people in the community and business on trans* issues so they can better understand and appreciate their coworkers.