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Barclays, Finalist 2017, The Allen & Overy Innovation Award

  • Welcome back to work programme offering 12-week placements for senior women who have taken a multi-year career break and want to explore ways of getting back into the working world.
  • Direct channel to recruit high potential senior women from a previously-overlooked talent pool. Six initial placements led to four extended contracts and five seeking permanent roles at the firm, one of which has been secured.
  • Following its initial success the scheme has been introduced in the US.