The pandemic has freed many workers from the confines of the office, leading to the emergence of a new breed of digital nomad – people who can take their laptop, jump on a plane and set up a remote ‘office’ somewhere exotic.
When I started my career in finance, the entrepreneurs I met were, on the whole, male. If a woman launched her own business, it was lauded as something unusual. Think back 30 years and the same females spring to mind, such as Anita Roddick and Laura Ashley.
We thought it was interesting that last month the Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said that recruiting must become “more intrusive and diligent” in order to prevent “baddies” from being hired.