Lead Positive Change

BUD’s June Newsletter – halfway through the year! 

Hello!   It’s been very busy here at BUD, and during June (we can’t believe it’s halfway through the year either) it’s been business as usual. We’re constantly inspired by the people we work with, and there’s been so many things to tell you about!   We’re Hiring!  Want to be part of a diverse and passionate…

BUD Leaders – May Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to our latest newsletter! It’s been a very busy month here at BUD, and we can’t wait to tell you all about it! We’re Hiring! We’re looking for new team members! Our family is forever growing, and we would love to invite you to join our vibrant and diverse team! We’re currently…

Megan Haslam – “As more women get into those rooms, and get into those conversations, more people will realise the benefits”

As part of our Empowering Women in Construction podcast series, we’re broadcasting stories from amazing women across the country. On this week’s episode, we spoke to Megan Haslam. Megan Haslam, Source: https://awards.ciob.org/project/megan-haslam/ Megan has worked for Sir Robert McAlpine for 6 years, and has recently started as a Sustainability Manager. She is also a Chartered Construction…

Gender inequalities  – why do they happen?

It is well documented that there are gender-related inequalities in some of the UK’s biggest companies and industries.  For example, women make up just 0.81% of all mechanics, technicians and electricians. There is also evidence of a correlation between gender imbalances in industry and a gender pay gap; as an example, Tool makers, tool fitters…

Embracing change – why it matters 

Work IS changing.  Summarised by the Cranfield School of Management, “the nature of work, the workforce and work relations are being reshaped by changing demographics and greater diversity, increased global integration, technological advancement and increased competitive pressures for organisations, both in product markets and for employees due to socio, political and economic shifts.”  You might…

Leading Positive Change – it begins at work 

For a majority, it can often feel like there’s a disconnect between where you work, and what you’re passionate about. While many enjoy their jobs, fewer can say that they feel that they’re enacting real social change at work. Research conducted by the CIPD found “work can have a deep sense of meaning to an…

Diversity and Inclusion: Why Both Matter

The working world has changed drastically ever since COVID began. It is important for individuals and organisations to understand the effect that diversity and inclusion has at their workplaces. It is evident that many workplace dynamics remain the same regardless of COVID’s impact, which has not translated well for most women, especially women of colour….

BUD Job Board – Week Commencing 31st January

We’ve launched a page on our site for open roles! If you are interested in leading positive change with BUD, check out our current vacancies at www.budleaders.org/jobs/ and apply today! If you have any questions, please contact us via email at hello@budleaders.org and we’ll be happy to help! We are currently looking for a…  HR…