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Andy Reid, Graham Eardely and Matthew Leavis preview their Kilimanjaro expedition

​Morson Projects' Graham Eardley and Morson Training’s Matthew Leavis will be climbing Kilimanjaro alongside Andy Reid MBE later this year to raise funds for The Standing Tall Foundation. The fund...

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Why tackling digital poverty is key to tech inclusivity, with Manchester Tech Festival

“Covid 19 pulled digital poverty firmly into the spotlight. During the pandemic, we heard constantly about children not being able to study because they didn’t have access to the internet or having...

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'Everyone can dream' | Conversations for... International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day is celebrating its 9th year on June 23rd 2022. It's a movement that Morson is hugely passionate about which gives female engineers around the world a profile ...

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"There's endless possibility" | Conversations for... International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Dayis celebrating its 9th year on June 23rd 2022. It's a movement that Morson is hugely passionate about which gives female engineers around the world a profile a...

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"My career has been better than I could ever have anticipated." Meet Elise Coalter, Project Director at St. Modwen

Elise Coalter is a Project Director at St. Modwen, a British-based property investment and development business specialising in the regeneration and remediation of brownfield land and urban enviro...

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Celebrating Black History Month: How our roots have defined us

Occurring annually in October (UK) and February (USA and Canada), Black History Month celebrates important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.​To mark Black History Month 2021...

Women in engineering: Maths lover Roma turned passion into career
"It’s not a man’s world – it’s anyone’s world, so be yourself" - From BAE to ITV

​​Roma Das knew from a young age that she wanted a career that involved problem-solving. Now aged 54, she’s more than 30 years of experience in programming and software development, with jobs in in...

Woman Picture   Blog Photo 'I’m not just a director in a highly technical role; I’m also a confidant, a friend, a sounding board, and I’m really proud of that.’ | Women Leaders Series
'I’m not just a director in a highly technical role; I’m also a confidant, a friend, a sounding board, and I’m really proud of that.’ | Women Leaders Series

​Sian Whittaker joined EC Harris in 1999, prior to its merger with design and consultancy giant, Arcadis, in 2011. Having undertaken accountancy qualifications in her early years in business, Sian ...

Whitepaper 'BAME Representation in the Workplace': Driving social mobility
Whitepaper 'BAME Representation in the Workplace': Driving social mobility

​BAME attrition statistics make it clear there are significant improvements to make before we can call the industry truly inclusive, particularly when considering that attrition costs an average of...

#IWD21: Morson equips female students to ‘Go Beyond’ University with mentoring initiative
#IWD21: Morson equips female students to ‘Go Beyond’ University with mentoring initiative

​​The Morson Maker Space at the University of Salford is launching a new Women in Engineering Mentoring Programme. ‘Go Beyond’ aims to connect final year female students with industry professionals...

Whitepaper 'BAME Representation in the Workplace': Airing diversity challenges in industry
Whitepaper 'BAME Representation in the Workplace': Airing diversity challenges in industry

​​Recent data analysis revealed that BAME attrition within technical sectors – aviation, construction, engineering – is double that compared to other industries. BAME workers make up almost 15 per ...

Bame   Blog Photo Whitepaper 'BAME Representation in the Workplace': COVID-19 and the BAME demographic
Whitepaper 'BAME Representation in the Workplace': COVID-19 and the BAME demographic

​With top talent in short supply and competition for roles intensifying, it’s crucial that organisations around the globe understand, attract, engage and retain a skilled and diverse workforce. Fai...

The Inclusive Culture Pledge 2020: Our Commitment to Building an Inclusive Culture
The Inclusive Culture Pledge 2021: Our commitment to building an inclusive culture

​At Morson, we are committed to improving the diversity of our company and building inclusive cultures every day. Not only is this good for business, but it’s also the right thing to do. We aim to ...

Women in Rail | How a former footballer found her way into trespass prevention — via Australia
Women in Rail | How a former footballer found her way into trespass prevention — via Australia

​Some people know what career they want from an early age, others follow in the footsteps of their parents, while many of us become settled when our skills meet opportunity.The latter has proven tr...

Women in Rail | It’s not always easy, but that’s not a problem for Katie
Women in Rail | It’s not always easy, but that’s not a problem for Katie

​Katie Hughes went from working for BT and enjoying a successful spell in management with Lloyds Banking Group before moving into the rail sector.She’s not always found the transition easy, but Kat...

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Morson Wins FIRM Award for Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

​Morson’s commitment to diversity and inclusion was highly commended as we took home the award for Best Diversity and Inclusion Strategy at the FIRM Awards 2020.The annual FIRM Awards celebrate the...

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Sam Price Named Among Workplace Diversity HERoes for Second Year

​Sam Price, head of client engagement for Salford-headquartered Morson Group, has been recognised as a workplace diversity champion for the second year in a row after being featured in the 2020 HER...

Morson Celebrates a Year of Creating an Inclusive and Accessible Recruitment Process with ReciteMe
Morson Celebrates a Year of Creating an Inclusive and Accessible Recruitment Process with ReciteMe

​In February 2019 we announced our partnership with ReciteMe, a cloud-based web accessibility solution that allows us to customise our website to offer a suite of accessibility tools, including sol...

Morson Sponsor R-Ladies Manchester event at Thoughtworks
Morson Sponsor R-Ladies Manchester event at Thoughtworks

​​​​ DIVERSITY EVENT | 2 MIN READMorson was proud to sponsor the R-Ladies data event which was focused around creating diversity in data hosted by Thoughtworks.The mission of R-Ladies is to achieve...

The European Space Agency and Barbie team up to encourage girls into space
The European Space Agency and Barbie team up to encourage girls into space

​​​​​  INDUSTRY NEWS | AEROSPACE | 4 MIN READThe European Space Agency (ESA) and Barbie have collaborated to showcase the achievements of Samantha Cristoforetti, the only active female astronaut in...