News & Events

3rd Birthday Party

We are currently planning our third birthday party! Watch this space for the official event listing. We are looking forward to celebrating and sharing all we have done and have on the horizon with you!

Training at Moody’s on IDAHOBIT 17th May 2017

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!

Christmas 2016 celebration7 December

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!

To book tickets, please go to our Eventbrite page. (closed now)

“Trans inclusion: setting the agenda”

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.

If you would like to attend, please email diversity@hsf.com.

trans*formation Christmas Party

trans*formation was very pleased to hold its fourth networking event of the year; also our first Christmas celebration, on 3rd December.

We had a very strong take up rate for our invitation and it was wonderful to see so many people who had supported us over the last eighteen months attend.

Kimberley Bird chaired a very interesting panel discussion which set the agenda for trans*formation for the coming year, looking at where we had come from and what we plan to do in 2016

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trans*formation spoke to GayStar News

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.”

The guide, ‘The recruitment and retention of transgender staff – guidance for employers’, aims “to provide employers with practical advice, suggestions and ideas on the recruitment and retention of transgender employees and potential employees.”

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.”

[Read the full story at GayStar News]

Credit Suisse launches trans* guide

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.

[Read the full story at OutLeadership]