Diversity & inclusion

Why white male managers need to talk about diversity

If improving workplace diversity and inclusion isn’t on your agenda, then you need to take a different view. Many businesses are now taking a positive step in the right direction, incorporating new...

It's time for financial firms to “walk the walk” on diversity

It’s almost outdated to speak about how important the issue of diversity has become in our professional lives.

The business case for keeping disability inclusion on the agenda

With the Job Support Scheme replacing the furlough scheme at the end of this month, many employers will be facing difficult decisions over how they can reduce costs and retain staff.

Creating an inclusive culture at Thames Water

?The UK’s National Inclusion Week has seen over 3,000 participants promote inclusive practices both in and outside the workplace.

Why all employers must learn how to become actively anti-racist

This week Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England released new research revealing that 6.5 million employees feel they cannot be their ‘real self’ at work and less than half (43%) think their...

Keeping diversity on the agenda during tough times

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) has never been more of a pressing topic. Be it in the workplace, in our personal lives or in society, there is (rightful) pressure for us to make sure our...

People in ethnic minorities at heightened risk of financial insecurity

?People from black, Asian and other minority ethnic (BAME) communities are more than twice as likely than the UK average to be out of work as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to...

How to cultivate inclusive language in the workplace

The language used in a workplace can be one of the main indicators of a toxic culture – whether it’s asking someone where they’re really from or using racist language in the workplace, it can add up...

HR has the opportunity to lead on trans and non-binary inclusivity

The last week has been a formative time for equality legislation in the UK, with high profile decisions not receiving as much coverage due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic announcements.

The gender feedback gap

In 2019, the gender pay gap in the UK was 17.3%. Put simply, this means women earned on average 83p for every £1 men were paid for the same job.

Targets not enough to help women into senior leadership roles

There are still too few women in senior leadership positions to drive long-term change, despite voluntary targets having boosted gender diversity on UK boards.

Interview: Unconscious bias and diversity training from a theatre company

Black British theatre company Talawa Theatre has started offering unconscious bias and diversity training to organisations seeking to address their own internal biases.

Diversity & inclusion