Diversity and Inclusion remains a top challenge for companies in 2021, despite 81% conducting unconscious bias training

A recent survey by Arctic Shores, which investigated the talent acquisition landscape for the year ahead, revealed that 3 in 4 companies plan to review their diversity hiring practices for 2021. These findings are surprising, considering 81% of companies already run unconscious bias training. This would suggest diminishing confidence amongst talent leaders that unconscious bias training alone is enough to … Read More

Capgemini UK has been ranked 18th in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List – an impressive achievement

Capgemini UK has been ranked highly in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List, a list of UK based organisations that promote inclusion across all levels of employment. Powered by Inclusive Companies, The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers list is a definitive list focusing on representation at management, senior, executive and board level, as well as inclusive cultures at work and within communities. Celebrating leaders … Read More

Mitie ranks 10th on the list of Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers

Mitie has been ranked 10th in the list of Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers, marking the third year it has been recognised as one of the UK’s most inclusive employers. The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List recognises businesses that are working to create a truly diverse and inclusive workforce by promoting all strands of diversity, such as age, disability, … Read More

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust announced UK’s most inclusive organisation

The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List has been published by Inclusive Companies, with the top spot going to University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust. The list features UK based organisations that promote inclusion across all protected characteristics, across all levels of employment within their organisation. Karmini McCann, Head of Inclusion and Engagement at Morecambe Bay said: “We are … Read More

Morecambe Bay hospitals trust voted UK’s most inclusive employer

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust (UHMBT) has been awarded first place in the top 50 of the UK’s most inclusive employers, being recognised as the most inclusive employer out of the 110 member companies. The list includes public and private sector organisations including Auto Trader, BUPA, UK House of Lords, E.ON, and The British Army. Lancashire Constabulary also gained fourth place on the list. Announced through a virtual event, The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers is a dynamic resource that has identified the most inclusive companies across the nation. It is a definitive … Read More

Improving inclusion in the workplace

Inclusion in the workplace is essential for several reasons. It is critical for retaining and making the most of diversity, and it builds trust and leads to higher-performing teams. In finance, the better inclusion of people from different backgrounds has led to the development of innovative financial products and better customer service.  The virtual working environment that we find ourselves in at … Read More

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?

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