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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021

​Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021 takes place from October 4 to 10 and World Dyslexia Awareness Day on October 7. Our MERJE Together pledge states that we are passionate about empowering every individu...

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Black History Month: Get involved

​Black History Month aims to raise awareness of and draw attention to the major part people from African and Caribbean backgrounds have played in British history.Individuals and organisations rally...

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World Breastfeeding Week: How employers can support breastfeeding mothers on their return to work

The beginning of August marks World Breastfeeding Week, which looks at ways to inform, anchor, engage and galvanise action on breastfeeding and related issues. This is particularly significant for...

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Six ways to see if a business is truly committed to Diversity & Inclusion

​During Pride Month, we’ve been exploring the importance of creating diverse and inclusive work environments which bring together employees from various backgrounds, cultures and lifestyles.As a re...

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Pride Month 2021: Creating an inclusive workplace

​June marks Pride Month 2021, during which the influence that LGBTQ+ people have had around the world is celebrated.Our MERJE Together campaign is all about recognising the importance of fostering ...

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The benefits of Diversity & Inclusion: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

​61% of employees believe diversity and inclusion strategies are beneficial and essential.Today (May 21) is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, a United Nations sanctione...

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Maternal Mental Health Matters: Supporting your employees on their post-maternity leave return to work

​It’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week(May 3-9) and this particular campaign is dedicated to talking about mental illness during and after pregnancy.To mark this focus on maternal mental healt...

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MERJE Together: Supporting your employees during Ramadan

​In 2021, Ramadan will begin on April 12 and conclude on May 12. The precise timing of this festival varies each year as the dates depend upon the lunar cycle. In the UK, those observing this Islam...

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Why We “Choose to Challenge” on International Women’s Day and How You Can Too

​In the latest of our MERJE Together series, which explores diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace, we pledge our support to International Women’s Day and the 2021 theme “Choose to Chal...

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Sally Penni MBE explains why neurodiversity is the next big focus when it comes to Diversity & Inclusion

​We recently talked to award-winning barrister Sally Penni MBE to hear her thoughts on diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace and what the future holds. She explained how now, more than...

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We launch MERJE Together, our pledge towards diversity, inclusion and equality

​​​​​Our mission in 2021 is to make mindful and purposeful changes to improve the working culture and ethos across team MERJE. This culminated in the creation of our MERJE Together pledge.MERJE Tog...

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MERJE Meets... Award-winning barrister Sally Penni MBE . “Diversity is like a ball. First you must be invited. Then inclusion is to be asked to dance.”

​In our latest MERJE Meets, we had the pleasure of chatting to award-winning barrister Sally Penni MBE.Sally is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturing (RSA), a Companion of the Cha...