Tomorrow’s Women Wirral boss Angela Murphy up for top industry award

THE chief executive of Tomorrow’s Women Wirral has been shortlisted for a top industry award. Angela Murphy has been shortlisted for the Chief Executive of the Year category at this year’s Inclusive Companies Awards. Taking place on November 28, the awards aim to celebrate the people who go above and beyond the call of duty to improve the lives of … Read More

Outdated workplace technology limiting UK employment opportunities for disabled staff

Six in ten disabled knowledge workers say their organisation ‘talks a good game about diversity without really acting’. Almost 8 in 10 (77%) disabled knowledge workers believe outdated technology in the workplace is limiting work opportunities for people with disabilities in the UK, according to new research from Citrix. Nearly three quarters (73%) of IT decision makers agree with this – … Read More

Two West Yorkshire Police Employees Nominated in Control Room Awards 2019

Two West Yorkshire Police employees have been nominated in the national Control Room Awards 2019. The awards are due to take place this Thursday (7 March) at the De Vere Orchard Hotel in Nottingham. Chief Inspector Nick Rook has been nominated for the award for Services to the Public and police staff member Eddie McEvoy is nominated in the Special … Read More

Disability and age discrimination are top concerns for UK employees

More than half of employees say the inclusion of disabled people is an area that requires the greatest improvement within their organisation; with the diversity of age groups coming in a close second at just under half. This is according to the latest findings from Wildgoose’s Diversity and Inclusivity in the Workplace survey. The results suggest a shift in the … Read More

Campaign launched for more diverse fire and rescue services

Firefighters in England are approximately 95% male and white. The Home Office is launching a new campaign to help fire and rescue services change that. Only 5.2% of firefighters in England are women, and 3.9% are from an ethnic minority background (BAME). Join the Team: Become a Firefighter will combine a fitness guide encouraging more women to serve, as well … Read More

Diversity Challenges Facing Firms In The UK In 2019

It’s been a busy year for the topic of diversity in the workplace in the UK and Europe. Most of the headlines have been dominated by the #MeToo movement but there has also been other challenges, such as the lack of action on gender pay reporting, the under-reported topic of the ethnicity pay gap and the on-going issue of an … Read More

Mitie named as the leading FM employer for inclusion and diversity

Mitie’s approach to diversity and inclusion has been praised, with the company named on the list of the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers. Mitie was the only facilities management company to receive the accolade at a ceremony at the Midland Hotel in Manchester. Mitie came in at number 17 on the list, which was topped by community wellbeing service Touchstone. … Read More

Gatwick PCSO shortlisted for an Inclusive Companies Award

A passionate PCSO has been shortlisted for an Inclusive Companies Award for his dedication to diversity. Victor Finch has been the driving force behind a number of campaigns and initiatives aimed at raising awareness and improving the lives of people with disabilities. During his time with the force, he has worked his way up to secretary of the Sussex Police … Read More