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The Achilles heel of the workplace: diversity and inclusion

Yet a diverse, open and supportive work culture has been proven to be beneficial to business longevity, inspire greater innovation, and is increasingly demanded by employees. So, what can organisations do to embrace D&I initiatives and start changing their culture for the better?

Article by: Claire England | Published: 18 January 2019

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Young people don’t expect firms to be inclusive, they demand it

2018 marked the gender pay gap reporting roll out, this shone a light on the issue and unfortunately, it revealed many firms still have a long way to go in addressing it. Not only does a large gap reflect badly on businesses’ reputations.

Article by: Michele Trusolino | Published: 17 January 2019

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Higher Productivity Surfaces – When D&I is Done Right

People who see their jobs as making a difference, growing and thriving with others who aren’t necessarily like them. You’re literally cultivating a dynamic group of individuals who recognize they can do more together than apart. Even if they don’t know it, their productivity inherently rises.

Article by: Al Limaye | Published: 12 January 2019

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A better work culture isn’t simply about diversity

Equality is such a prevalent topic in the world of business today. While we’re seeing more and more organisations deploy efforts towards attracting diverse talent - typically by meeting certain quotas - this hasn’t necessarily led to improved work cultures.

Article by: Helen Schwarz | Published: 21 April 2018

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Why are we still so afraid of disabled employees?

I was delighted to participate in the Government's Consultation on its Green Paper on Work, Health and Disability recently. By Michelle Chance, Partner and Head of the London Employment Practice at national law firm Bond Dickinson LLP.

Article by: Michelle Chance | Published: 21 February 2017

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Sir John Parker published the first version of his report into ethnic diversity on boards in November 2016. As with the Parker Review’s spiritual predecessor the Davies Review, the irony of a call for greater ethnic diversity, being led by the familiar white faced male that personifies UK boardrooms, is indicative of the challenges, and just how few non-white board directors there are in the UK’s biggest companies. Article by Denise Keating, Chief Executive, Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei)

Article by: Denise Keating | Published: 18 January 2017

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Vive la difference

As a young woman starting out on a trading floor in the early ‘90s, I was always aware of being ... View Article

Article by: Julie Chakraverty | Published: 23 November 2016