Monday, November 23, 2020 - 09:00 - 10:00

Talking taboos: Mentioning the unmentionables

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How do we begin to address taboo topics in the workplace? Why have certain subjects been brushed under the carpet for so long? What are the benefits of opening up the conversation around these taboos, both for team leaders and individuals?

The accountancy profession has made efforts to embrace a diverse and gender-balanced culture, but it's clear more still needs to be done. In this episode Lucy Cohen, co-founder of 2019 Accounting Excellence finalists Mazuma and the author of The Millennial Renaissance, takes on ‘unmentionable’ topics.

In this episode, Lucy will be joined by an expert in employment law Emma del Torto who will be solving your questions on tricky situations live. Submit them anonymously here.  

Maternity and paternity leave and the menopause are just some of the topics that will be faced in this episode of People Matters. Learn to empower your team and tackle these difficult subjects in a professional environment.

This episode will equip you to:

  • Appreciate why employers and firms should take note of so-called unmentionable topics.
  • Understand how employers can approach such taboo topics as the menopause.
  • Grasp the benefits of addressing maternity and paternity leave.
  • Learn why no employee should feel like they’re taking up space.

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People Matters; a people focused community Show delivering practical advice to enable / empower team leaders to support and nurture individuals, and teams, for the future.

Topics include diversity, wellbeing, recruitment, mental health and remote working.

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