Past events

Check out some of our past events

We want to inspire people and organisations to make more ethical choices, to provide education through events and training and encourage collaboration in tackling some of our major challenges such as mental health in the workplace.

Events are an important way in which we engage with individuals and organisations to highlight topical ethical issues and bring people together. We typically write up a blog post afterwards. Have a look at some our past events to get a taste of what we do…

Discussion – unwritten ground rules

When I presented the theme of Unwritten Ground Rules (the UGR concept was developed by Steve Simpson) to the group at the launch event, I noticed a lot of nodding when I was exploring some of the ways “things are actually done around here”. This may sit uncomfortably...

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Ethics and AI – a debate

The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT) organised a debate at the IT Hall on 2 April and drew about 50 people. The event aimed to cut through the hype on artificial intelligence (AI) Ethics and provide thought leadership to the 6 charities that have...

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Ethical Property

A breakfast workshop was organised by Lichfields, supported by Shoosmiths and Ethical Reading, on Wednesday 27 February 2019. The aims were to explore consensus among professionals on good and bad practice, to swap experiences and to explore any next steps. The...

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Wellbeing at work – a seminar in aid of Launchpad 

Directors, HR Professionals and Senior Managers were invited to attend the #WellbeingatWork business breakfast seminar on February 8th, held at IKEA in Calcot and organised by IKEA and BalanceTime . The focus was on helping organisations...

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There’s no doubt that respect plays a central role in our interactions with each other. But at the November meet up we also learned that respect affects the way in which we view ourselves. We started by identifying different ways in which the word ‘respect’ is used....

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September meetup: On the brink of burnout

A really enjoyable session where I presented the subject of stress and burnout by firstly exploring a diagram I presented called the Human Function Curve.  In this initial discussion I spoke about how we need activity in our lives in order to thrive and how having nothing to do is actually detrimental to our mental health.

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