Black history month 2022

How might HR get in the way of creating truly diverse and inclusive cultures?  

Whether generalist or specialist, most HR professionals have explored diversity and inclusion (D&I). It may therefore seem counter intuitive that all too often, the very function that tends to lead on...

Black inclusion in the workplace – the art of inclusive recruitment

To be active advocates of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) companies and their leaders must do the work to attract and retain diverse talent.

How to break the diverse leadership paradox

Many businesses have made progress on improving gender equality, but ethnic minority representation still lags behind.

Diversity, equity and inclusion heads need consistency

I am a black, male, former chief people officer (CPO) in the UK – and the only ever black male CPO in the FTSE 100.

Becoming an actively anti-racist workplace needs more than just allyship 

Following the murder of George Floyd over two years ago and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests that shaped movements around the world, society is waking up to the systemic and institutional...

Fighting the need to be right in conversations about race

It’s been 28 months. You know what I’m talking about. All the black squares and declarations of anti-racism action. All the corporate downcast eyes and solemn faces and promises to do better.