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Category: Diversity

Karen Waltham

Spinnaker win Diversity Award

Spinnaker Global was proud to receive the award for Diversity at the inaugural Maritime UK awards that took place in Southampton on 19 October. It was a real privilege to be part of the glitzy event, organised by the industry for the industry. 

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Diversity in the workplace

7 tips for diversity & inclusion in your business

Diversity & inclusion remains a hot topic in the HR world, but how are we doing in maritime? A group of maritime professionals discussed the topic at our recent Maritime HR conference, supported by Adam Hyland and Emma Turner from Diversity & Ability. The energetic and honest conversation identified

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Stella Marks on founding WISTA

Spinnaker’s Teresa Peacock meets Stella Marks, Managing Director of Star Broking Services Ltd, one of the founders of WISTA, to talk about the organisation’s growth, what it’s like for women in the shipping industry, and the changing attitudes of the world of work

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Jemima Fitzmorris

Times Up. Equality is an inalienable right.

“Imagine a workplace where women don’t have to spend extra, or any, energy fighting for fair pay or defending their rights, but can instead focus that energy on the fullest expression of the task at hand.” This is a small excerpt from a powerful speech delivered by Michelle Williams at a hearing

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Tips for employers to ensure diversity

Advertising the job We now know that unconscious bias can be prevalent in job adverts. Is the language you are using gendered? Research suggests that words can be subtly coded as feminine or masculine; ‘understanding’ versus ‘logical’ for example

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