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  • How to drive diversity and inclusion in the workplace

    How to drive diversity and inclusion in the workplace

    The world is finally waking up to the fact that diversity and inclusion is an issue that cannot be ignored. In society we’ve seen progress being made on issues such as the legalisation of same-sex marriage and more diverse representation within the media. However, there remains a fundamental problem within business with the engineering sector being no exception – companies …Read More »
  • Northumbria Police Confirm Participation in The Inclusive Companies Membership 2018

    Northumbria Police Confirm Participation in The Inclusive Companies Membership 2018

    We are really looking forward to working with the fabulous team at Northumbria Police as they confirm their participation into The Inclusive Companies Membership 2018!  Northumbria Police strive to develop a better understanding of the needs of the diverse communities in which it serves by providing the public, their staff and their partners with opportunities to influence the way in …Read More »
  • DMU graduate’s campaign for better disabled access earns national award nomination

    DMU graduate’s campaign for better disabled access earns national award nomination

    A graduate who used grants awarded by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to help launch an on-line campaign for better disabled access has been nominated for a national award. Simon Sansome, who graduated from DMU with a 2:1 in Journalism last week, saw his life change in 2014 when he suffered a spinal injury that left him with no feeling …Read More »
  • UK makes progress on improving diversity in the boardroom

    UK makes progress on improving diversity in the boardroom

    Before having children more than two decades ago, Sheila Flavell was managing 600 people for an airline in the Middle East. Afterwards, back in the UK, the best job she could get was a part-time role as a waitress. “There was me at the top of my game out there in the Middle East and I came back and had …Read More »
  • Chatham House is ranked in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List

    Chatham House is ranked in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List

    The  Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers showcases leading organizations working across all strands of diversity. In recognition of Chatham House’s continued dedication to workplace diversity, the institute has been listed in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List – a definitive ranking of UK-based organizations that promote inclusion across all protected characteristics, throughout each level of employment within an organization. …Read More »
  • Mental Health Partnership recognised for diversity and inclusion progress

    Mental Health Partnership recognised for diversity and inclusion progress

    The Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust has been recognised with an award for its progress on diversity and inclusion. The Trust, which provides mental health services across Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire, has been awarded a bronze award from the Employer’s Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI). The …Read More »
  • How Diversity And Equality Can Benefit Businesses In The UK

    How Diversity And Equality Can Benefit Businesses In The UK

    Despite what some newspapers might tell you, equality and diversity form the cornerstone of all progressive western democracies. Those with antiquated views and opinions are slowly being replaced by forward thinking individuals with progressive, egalitarian beliefs. The gender pay gap and racial inequality are both being addressed by big businesses and the media, and although progress is slow, it’s still …Read More »
  • Why 2018 should be the year for change in putting equality first

    Why 2018 should be the year for change in putting equality first

    Firms shamed in gender pay gap should look to smaller, more dynamic companies as an example, says Anne McNamara Recent laws now forcing employers to reveal the gender pay gap in their workforce have created a significant impact on the UK’s gender pay gap reporting. With an unforgiving light on pay disparities, companies are now forced to take measures to …Read More »
  • Top of the Top 50 – Good Practice from the Inclusive Top 50 Employers List 2017

    Top of the Top 50 – Good Practice from the Inclusive Top 50 Employers List 2017

    It was an honour to be asked to join the judging panel of the Inclusive Employers Top 50 list, hosted by the Excellence in Diversity awards. Reading the inspiring submissions was quite an undertaking and time well spent to spot the finer details and get a great insight into the excellent work happening across the UK on equality, diversity and …Read More »
  • Hopwood Hall College smallest gender pay gap

    Hopwood Hall College smallest gender pay gap

    Hopwood Hall College has one of the smallest gender pay gaps in the Further Education sector. The College reported a median gender pay gap of 3.57%, compared to the 10% national average for Further Education colleges. Caroline Street, Hopwood Hall College Executive Director, said: “We at Hopwood Hall College are incredibly proud have reported a figure that is considerably lower than the majority …Read More »