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  • Join us at 14.00 for Today’s Webinar

    Join us at 14.00 for Today’s Webinar

    Disability Inclusive Practice in the Workplace – Facilitated by Dave Thompson MBE Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm What to expect? Disability inclusion in the workplace, is not just about recruiting disabled people. It involves creating a workplace where disabled employees and those with long-term health conditions are valued for their strengths and have the same opportunities to …Read More »
  • Joins us for our latest Webinar: Disability Inclusive Practice in the Workplace – Facilitated by Dave Thompson MBE 

    Joins us for our latest Webinar: Disability Inclusive Practice in the Workplace – Facilitated by Dave Thompson MBE 

    Joins us for our latest Webinar: Disability Inclusive Practice in the Workplace – Facilitated by Dave Thompson MBE  Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Disability inclusion in the workplace, is not just about recruiting disabled people. It involves creating a workplace where disabled employees and those with long-term health conditions are valued for their strengths and have the …Read More »
  • UK’s workforce calls for more action on diversity and inclusion

    UK’s workforce calls for more action on diversity and inclusion

    Almost half (46%) of Britain’s workforce think their employer could do more when it comes to diversity, with 58% of employees from Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds agreeing, according to a report from UK-based tech-for-good developer, Culture Shift. Despite 79% of employees confirming that working somewhere with a diverse workforce is an important factor for their happiness at work, …Read More »
  • Can Flexible Work Close The Disability Employment Gap?

    Can Flexible Work Close The Disability Employment Gap?

    At the beginning of January 2020, flexible working was something you still had to ask permission for. But overnight, it became a necessity for many, rather than personal preference.  Flexible work is sometimes mistaken for being a millennial trend; demanded by those wanting ultimate freedom. But since the pandemic, free will has been taken out of the equation. But for …Read More »
  • Third Sector – Sector still needs to ‘pull its finger out’ on diversity, charity warns

    Third Sector – Sector still needs to ‘pull its finger out’ on diversity, charity warns

    A charity that aims to improve diversity among not-for-profit boards has called on the sector to “pull its finger out” as it launches its latest bursary offering. Getting on Board exists to help people from all walks of life become trustees. It does this by working with charities to try to change their attitudes towards diversity and by working with …Read More »
  • Inclusive Companies Newsletter

    Inclusive Companies Newsletter

    Tomorrow’s Webinar: Radius Networks presents: How employee networks have reacted to 2020, and everything it threw at them – Presented by Fiona Jackson & Tim Macavoy Date: Thursday 03rd September Time: 11.30am What to Expect? It’s been a year like no other and Employee Networks have had to change and innovate rapidly to support their members and engage their allies. …Read More »
  • A family secret, racism and helping in the lockdown

    A family secret, racism and helping in the lockdown

    By Lindsey Ambrose Winner of Excellence in Diversity Award (2015) and National Diversity Award (Community Organisation: Age) 2012. Finalist in the National Diversity Awards (Community Organisation: Disability) 2015. National Dementia Care Awards Finalist 2019 (Best Resource + Best Innovation: Dementia Experience Toolkit). What do you do when you’re told you are being Furloughed for months and you need to stay …Read More »
  • 2020 Submissions close in 3 weeks

    2020 Submissions close in 3 weeks

    Would you like to benchmark your core values against other organisations across your industry sector & beyond?   Get in touch to find out how you can get involved!   For more information email: info@inclusivecompanies.co.uk  About the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers   The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers is a definitive list of UK based organisations that promote inclusion across …Read More »
  • New research reveals strategies for global disability inclusion

    New research reveals strategies for global disability inclusion

    90 per cent of businesses are recognising the importance of disabled employees and customers A new study of 120 global brands shows how over 90 per cent of businesses are recognising the importance of disabled employees and customers. The study is the first to consider how businesses are serving the needs of disabled people at a global and local level …Read More »
  • How to hire staff more fairly and recognise diversity

    How to hire staff more fairly and recognise diversity

    Recognising our biases and presumptions is only the start of achieving the fairer, more inclusive, recruitment processes our businesses need and demand. Chris Platts offers a practical guide on how to establish a level playing field when selecting candidates. Over the past few years, employers have increased their focus on improving diversity and inclusion. However, change has been slow. A …Read More »
  • How to implement a bottom-up approach and improve diversity

    How to implement a bottom-up approach and improve diversity

    Over the last decade, diversity has cemented its place in boardroom discussions across every industry. Companies have realised the benefits of having a diverse workforce, how it leads to broader knowledge and experiences across an organisation and, therefore, culminates in better decision making. The property and construction sector, however, has largely struggled to keep up with other industries in improving …Read More »
  • UKAEA CEO Professor Ian Chapman’s response to the Black Lives Matter campaign.

    UKAEA CEO Professor Ian Chapman’s response to the Black Lives Matter campaign.

    Like many organisations, the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests have caused UKAEA to take stock of our approach to diversity and inclusion, and race in particular. We have spent the last two weeks listening to our staff and talking about the situation and our response to it. Many of our people have rightly expressed their …Read More »
  • Why diversity and inclusion is critical to business recovery

    Why diversity and inclusion is critical to business recovery

    Recent events in the US have helped propel the diversity and inclusion further up the business agenda, despite the threat hanging over companies from the coronavirus pandemic. The emphasis on equality and fairness many companies are now overtly espousing is not only an issue of morality – it is necessary for the attraction and retention of talented employees and to …Read More »
  • Sky pledges £30m to boost diversity

    Sky pledges £30m to boost diversity

    Sky has pledged to invest £10million per year across its markets for each of the next three years, with the money used support anti-racism and improve diversity and inclusion. The money will be used increase BAME representation in the business, “make a difference in communities impacted by racism” and “use the power of Sky’s voice and platform to highlight racial …Read More »
  • What Tops Recruitment List of Importance Revealed

    What Tops Recruitment List of Importance Revealed

    Employers that recruit early talent and want to improve workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I) should tailor their recruitment activities more to students’ economic background, gender and ethnicity according to recent research. With new graduate roles cut by 12% this year and internship/placements cut by 40%*, making the available jobs appeal to the widest talent pool is vital according to early …Read More »
  • The Covid crisis has highlighted the importance of leadership diversity

    The Covid crisis has highlighted the importance of leadership diversity

    As the Covid19 public health crisis and the consequent lockdown continues to ravage economies and financial markets, businesses across the world are working against the clock to make fast, difficult decisions, often serving highly diverse customer bases, with no time to spare. In this unprecedented context, diversity has quickly proved to be essential for successful leadership in times of crisis …Read More »
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