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Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture

Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture

Diverse and inclusive companies drive innovative results. Yet the tech industry still struggles with diversity and inclusion, often failing to attract diverse talent due to inclusivity ... »

John Parker decries slow progress on ethnic minority board representation

John Parker decries slow progress on ethnic minority board representation

John Parker, author of an influential report into ethnic and cultural diversity and chairman of utility company Pennon, has called on British business to step up their efforts on ethnic minority board... »

New Gender Pay Gap Research Again Signals The Need For Unconscious Bias Training

New Gender Pay Gap Research Again Signals The Need For Unconscious Bias Training

With research from the European Parliament showing that a 14.8% gender pay gap still exists within the EU and with new research from Instant Officesshowing that more than half of UK women still feel u... »

How organisations can enable workplace diversity and inclusion

How organisations can enable workplace diversity and inclusion

Organisations with diverse voices are able to innovate holistic solutions to business and societal challenges, encourage creative thinking and win success with customers Research supports that Diversi... »

Lesbian, bi and trans women face serious health inequalities in the UK and nobody is doing anything about it

Lesbian, bi and trans women face serious health inequalities in the UK and nobody is doing anything about it

While the gap in healthcare between genders is becoming more well-known, the fact that LBT women face poorer care than straight, cisgender women remains an underreported issue.   “The health ineq... »

One in five of UK’s top FTSE 350 firms warned over gender diversity

One in five of UK’s top FTSE 350 firms warned over gender diversity

One in five of the top 350 UK companies have been warned about the lack of gender diversity at senior levels. A government-backed review has written to 63 firms asking them how they plan to improve ge... »

Quotas alone can’t fix diversity – it’s time to go further

Quotas alone can’t fix diversity – it’s time to go further

Many of the International Women’s Month panel discussions I have sat on turn to the topic of quotas. I always defend them. I reject the criticism that quotas somehow usurp “meritocracy” because merito... »

The problem with diversity targets in the workplace.

The problem with diversity targets in the workplace.

This past Sunday, as people around the world celebrated International Women’s Day, they also shone a light on the unfortunate—yet unsurprising—enduring challenges women continue to face in society. So... »

Women in finance: How AI is shining a light on diversity

Women in finance: How AI is shining a light on diversity

Despite equality being one of the cornerstones of civilised society, a lack of gender parity and diversity within the financial services industry continues to be a problem, with many banks maintaining... »

What If Workplace Diversity Is The Biggest ‘Scam’ Yet

What If Workplace Diversity Is The Biggest ‘Scam’ Yet

According to research, diversity programs are failing.   They fail because of poor implementation, or in other words, no one knows what to do with the new chief diversity officer. Drove... »

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