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…

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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Brighter and Ethical Workplaces open day

We set up Brighter and Ethical Workplaces with Brighter Berkshire with the aims of: helping to improve the mental well-being of individuals and teams in Reading’s workplaces and reducing the stigma associated with mental illness. Together we’re applying Ethical...

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Fairness in the workplace

We can distinguish between a broad and a narrow meaning of the term of the terms ‘fair’ and ‘fairness’. In the broad sense of ‘fair’, an action or outcome is fair if and because this action or state of affairs is, on balance, favoured by consideration of all morally...

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Bullying in the workplace meetup

Everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect at work, yet sadly, bullying is all too common. A survey by YouGov in 2015 found that almost a third of people (29%) have been bullied at work with women (34%) being more likely to be victims than men...

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