Inclusion and Wellbeing training session to deal with discrimination in the workplace – by Gil Pennant

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11th May 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Europe/London Timezone
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Problem: Racism in the workplace

Employment tribunals in the UK saw a 48% rise in the number of race discrimination claims in 2020, according to new data stemming from a Freedom of Information (FOI) request. Statistics from the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS), which followed the FOI request from Financial News, showed that there were 3,641 employment tribunal cases with the jurisdiction code for race discrimination last year. It represents an upwards trends of race discrimination cases, rising from 2,464 cases in 2019 to 2,948 cases in 2018, and 2,036 cases in 2017. Source: HR Magasine, published 07 Sep 2021.

Solution: Inclusion and Wellbeing training sessions.

This introductory session will cover:

  • How to deal with Racism in the workplace
  • Managers guide to identify and deal with discrimination in the workplace
  • Happiness as a tool to deal with stress anxiety and increase wellbeing and inclusion in the workplace
  • Deep dive into protective characteristics
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • How to effectively communicate in the workplace
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Black Mediation Service (BMS)
  • Other strategies for success


Gilbert George Pennant Jnr has used his education in management and neurolinguistics programming, and his twenty years of experience in management to develop several self-help and personal success courses. He is the founder of the Manage Yourself to Be Valuable in the Workplace program, the Getting into the Happiness Zone program (a book on this subject has been written). His work emphasizes how to effectively use emotions to gain success and happiness in life. It helps people create their own lifetime happiness action plans.

Gilbert has also volunteers for youth offender panels, as a community mediator and has delivered training for Action for Happiness.

Gilbert has already worked with Mind, Active Newham, Southwark & Merton Council and the DWP and other organisations to use happiness as a tool to increase happiness, health, wellbeing, social inclusion, and career progression.