Diversity

The D&I perspective: how to strike a good balance with post-pandemic leadership training

With the media churning out negative headlines and depressing COVID-19 statistics, it is easy to overlook the leadership challenges that have been posed by the radical organisational change businesses...

KPMG sets working class diversity targets

Last week Big Four professional services firm KPMG announced that it would be aiming for 29% representation of partners and directors from working class backgrounds by 2030.

Gender diversity? We’re still failing miserably and have to do more

When people think about industries that have successfully championed gender diversity, the tech sector has to hang its head in shame.

How to support staff with disabilities

It is a disappointing but true fact that most people with disabilities worldwide continue to encounter significant barriers in the workplace in 2021.

D&I clinic: How can HR encourage disclosure of protected characteristics?

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi advises HR on how to encourage candidate to disclose protected characteristics and how to avoid dividing the workforce through remote work.

Inclusive recruitment needs continuous improvement

Embedding diversity and inclusion into businesses has come on leaps and bounds in recent years – it’s been exciting to watch as companies have developed strategies to increase representation of many...

At the sharp end of the pandemic: Ali Mohammed interview

South East Coast Ambulance Service’s Ali Mohammed tells Jo Gallcher about the trials and tribulations of ensuring the service functioned during the pandemic, while protecting staff

Diversity is not a problem, it's an opportunity

Diversity and inclusion have been on the agenda for a long time and there has been a degree of success in addressing the issue. According to the Parker Review Committee, 81 of FTSE 100 companies had...

Racist abuse faced by celebrities like Marcus Rashford in Euro 2020 help boost workplace diversity initiatives

Over half (59%) of Black, Asian and minority ethnic workers believe momentum behind workplace diversity and inclusion would fizzle out without cases of racism against celebrities.

Could random selection in recruitment improve workforce diversity?

Most workplaces widely advocate for the benefits of diversity. But, simply recruiting what’s considered a diverse workforce will not necessarily improve performance – it’s just not that simple.

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Supply chains are the missing link in D&I

Are organisations doing enough to promote diversity and inclusion on their supply chains? In short, no.

Is June Sarpong's BBC salary too much for a three-day week?

June Sarpong's salary as diversity champion for the BBC has been brought into question.