Firm hosts CBI conference on diversity and inclusion

25 Apr 2017

International law firm Simmons & Simmons is hosting a diversity and inclusion conference run by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) at its London headquarters on Tuesday 25 April 2017.

The conference focuses on boosting growth through inclusive workplaces and offers a mixture of keynote and panel sessions, as well as interactive breakout sessions; providing ideas, guidance and practical support for those businesses in attendance.

Several high profile speakers will be in attendance discussing key diversity and inclusion topics, to include; Baroness Ruby McGregor Smith CBE who will be speaking on race in the workplace, Stephanie Cox, Head of HR, Channel 4 on changing leadership behaviours and the key note speech will be delivered by CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn.

Dr Anne Sammon, employment managing associate at Simmons & Simmons and author of the firm’s blog on workplace rights for parents, will also be participating in a panel discussion on embedding inclusive culture.

Ahead of the event, Anne commented, “As a firm we remain committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and we are passionate about continuing to invest time and effort into ensuring progress is made within the legal industry and more widely. We are thrilled to be able to host this event for the CBI and we look forward to working with them again in the future, as we share many similar values.”

To find out more about the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, click here.

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