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How businesses can prepare for incoming Carer’s Leave Act

Balancing work and care responsibilities can be difficult to manage, and with the average person now having a 50:50 chance of caring for someone by the age of 50[1], support from the workplace is becoming a necessity.

Article by: Rebecca Mian and Sophie Bannister - Benenden Health | Published: 15 September 2023

Why DEIB really does empower individuals to reach their full potential

Progress can’t happen without diversity. Research shows that when every decision at an organization is made by a group of people who all share the same perspective, innovation is stifled. According to a report from the World Economic Forum, companies with employees from diverse backgrounds and experience are more resilient and effective, outperforming organizations that don’t invest in diversity.

Article by: Kristen Kenny & Monica Davis - EngageSmart | Published: 3 September 2023

Innovating towards more inclusive workplaces

As an industry built on rapid change and new approaches to age-old problems, including a range of minds is an invaluable resource. The tech sector has much to gain from the boost that diversity and inclusion can offer to innovation and creativity. Investing in these areas paves the way for businesses to take a step in the right direction, away from groupthink, and towards growth.

Article by: Amy Lynch, Head of DEI - Thoughtworks | Published: 28 August 2023

How can leaders support introverts in the workplace?

I decided to put together three top tips to help you better understand how you can support introverts in their growth at your organisation

Article by: KK Harris, Executive Coach and Business Psychologist - Talking Talent | Published: 13 August 2023

The impact of DEI in the modern workplace

Unlocking the true potential of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace can lead to enhanced innovation, better decision-making, and increased employee engagement. Discover the key benefits of embracing DEI, along with practical strategies for creating an inclusive work culture. Learn how to attract top talent, boost productivity, and drive your organization toward success.

Article by: Maryna Stiahailo - NextGenHR | Published: 11 August 2023

Five factors that can elevate employee sense of belonging

In work environments where employees feel as though they belong, they are more productive, motivated, engaged, and nearly four times more likely to perform at their peak.

Article by: Rob Bravo, Director of Coaching EMEA - Talking Talent | Published: 5 August 2023

What To Do About Conflict When It’s About Inclusion

Unmanaged or badly managed conflict can have an enormous cost to your business. Acas released a report that estimated the cost of conflict in the UK totals £28.5 billion per year but the impact on the individuals and the culture of the organisation may be far greater. Inclusive Culture Expert and CEO of SEE Change Happen, Joanne Lockwood, talks about why healthy disagreement is good in the DE&I world and shares her top tips on what to do about conflict when it’s about inclusion.

Article by: Joanne Lockwood - SEE Change Happen | Published: 4 August 2023

How are Transgender people treated in the workplace?

Trans is the topic of the moment. More and more, the issues that trans people face are reaching national, and even international, headlines. There are many reasons for this, both positive and negative: the increased stature of notable trans and non-binary individuals from Caitlyn Jenner to hitmakers Sam Smith and Kim Petras has meant that the eye of publicity has veered towards the topic.

Article by: James A. Dawson - Cool2bTrans with thanks to Katie Neeves | Published: 3 August 2023

Inspiration for businesses at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is renowned for its eclectic mix of culture and entertainment. Within the festival are opportunities for business leaders to learn about transformation and innovation from the very methods that make great theatre so dynamic and engaging.

Article by: Nick Brice - Contributor | Published: 27 July 2023

Creating a culture of meritocracy and collaboration: A guide for HR executives

As HR leaders, there is a responsibility to create a culture of meritocracy, collaboration, and diversity & inclusion. Learn the steps and strategies for success: build transparency, foster collaboration, measure progress with effective tools & techniques, and anticipate challenges to avoid pitfalls. Unlock the keys to success - transform your organisation's culture with meritocracy!

Article by: Samantha Lubanzu - Coach and Mentor | Published: 26 July 2023