With the growing recognition that companies must do more to increase diversity within their workforces, Tara Nolan, Global Railway Review’s Junior Editor, spoke to Nicola Hindle, Managing Director of Amey’s Consulting and Rail Business, to find out what inclusivity initiatives are currently in place at Amey.
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Women in Rail
8 March 2019 | By Global Railway Review
This year, International Women’s Day campaign theme is #BalanceforBetter and focuses on how we can help forge a more gender-balanced world.
8 March 2019 | By Kelly Forrest - MTR Crossrail
Developing a recruitment strategy that includes, or focuses on, improving the diversity of a workforce is excellent – in theory. However, words are simple. Putting these strategies into action can be a little more complicated, especially in the rail sector where we are dominated by a white male workforce and,…
6 February 2019 | By Alison Bell (MTR Crossrail)
When the rail industry discusses what a diverse workforce means, it is most commonly categorised by having a significant representation of women and individuals from BAME communities. However, it is rare for companies to consider, measure or actively pursue the less-talked-about aspects of diverse audiences.
After receiving the prestigious honour at the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards, Anna Delvecchio MCIPS, Commercial Account Director at Amey and the co-lead of the recent Rail Sector Deal, spoke to Tara Nolan, Junior Editor of Global Railway Review, on how she plans to encourage more diversity…
9 January 2019 | By Global Railway Review
Kate Marjoribanks joined Arriva Rail London (ARL) as its new Engineering Director in November 2018, bringing with her a wealth of experience in the rail industry. In an interview with Global Railway Review, Kate shares details of her rail career so far, how her new position will allow her to…
16 November 2018 | By Global Railway Review
To mark its 20th anniversary of sustainable service, Heathrow Express has launched a poster campaign created using some of the tonnes of rubbish left on its trains every year.
13 November 2018 | By Global Railway Review
Across the entire rail industry, just 16 per cent of employees are female, but Southeastern has many new schemes to improve this statistic.
13 November 2018 | By Alison Bell (MTR Crossrail)
When MTR Crossrail was planning one of the largest recruitment campaigns seen in the rail industry’s recent history, with over 450 trainee train drivers to be recruited to operate the 60-mile Elizabeth Line and 155 customer experience assistants to work within the 10 new stations, the firm knew they could…
MTR Crossrail HR Director, Alison Bell, ASLEF District Organiser, Nigel Gibson, and the drivers themselves explain how MTR and ASLEF quadrupled the number of female drivers in less than 12 months.
12 March 2018 | By Global Railway Review
Some 2018 trainee classes in Govia Thameslink Railway have a 50:50 gender split; a brilliant step in the right direction towards making the railway sector less male-dominated…