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

UK praised for gender diversity despite lagging global progress

The UK has been praised for its ‘substantial proportional increase’ in gender diversity in a global report by index provider MSCI, but overall progress on global female board representation has taken a step back. The annual report Women on Boards looked at the 2,700 global companies making up its MSCI All Country World index (ACWI) as of 16 October 2018.  … Read More

Quarter of UK workers have faced discrimination in the past year

A survey reveals a fifth of staff think their workplace is not sufficiently diverse. Almost one in four (23 per cent) UK employees has experienced workplace discrimination in the last 12 months, according to a study published yesterday.  The survey from soft skills training provider Learnlight revealed 12 per cent of workers had been discriminated against at work because of … Read More