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Not Fitting in on Purpose

Nerina Wright, her story upon joining Axis Capital as ESG London Market Lead after a 17 year career break. NOT FITTING IN ON PURPOSE We are taught to fit in from a young age. That has transcended into the core of working in organisations.  While it is true that  a certain amount of fitting has to happen […]

One Path Back to a Fulfilling Career

  By Lisa Unwin Partner of Inclusivity Partners and Co-founder of Reignite Academy. How returner programmes create opportunities for women to reboot careers in mid-life Kristin returned to London from Hong Kong newly divorced, with three children and a five year career gap on her CV.  In Nerina’s case, it was seventeen years since she’d […]

Ramboll launches Return to Work Programme for career break engineering professionals

Ramboll launches Return to Work programme for career break engineering professionals September 2021 Ramboll, the global engineering, design and consultancy company, has launched its new UK ‘Return to Work’ programme for people who have taken a break from their career in engineering, design, project management or consultancy. Developed in partnership with Inclusivity Partners, the returning […]


  SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMME SEES MAJOR INSURANCE PLAYERS BRING WOMEN BACK TO THE PROFESSION Ground breaking programme exceeds targets and sets out plans to extend its reach Monday 12th September 2021, London: In March this year, nine leading firms – brokers, insurers and long term savings and retirement businesses –  launched a programme to enable “career […]

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11 reasons why your returner programme didn’t go to plan

(and things to consider next time!) Returner programmes are becoming increasingly popular. Rightly so when one considers the enormous amount of talent estimated to be ready to reignite their career yet lacking in ways to access employment. PWC’s 2016 report titled the £1billion potential of Women Returners highlighted that a suspected 427,000 highly qualified women […]

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How to look for a job in a recession

According to our Chancellor Rishi Sunak, there is a possibility our economy might shrink by 35 per cent due to the Coronavirus and its impact, with up to two million people in the UK losing their jobs. Being out of work and trying to find a job in a run-of-the-mill recession is tough enough, but […]


Women Returners – is your organisation missing out?

As companies grapple with how to increase their gender diversity, particularly with the recent findings from the gender pay gap reporting, it is still surprising how many businesses have not incorporated women returners into their talent acquisition strategies. Mired by last minute recruitment briefings from line managers, applicant tracking systems designed to filter applicants out, […]


Want to increase DIVERSITY in your organisation?

If you want to increase diversity, then you need to think like an entrepreneur. Could adopting the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs be the key to senior leaders moving the dial on D&I?  It occurs to me that these qualities are the exact qualities leaders must bring to their roles in order be make real and […]