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Jacobs commits to gender equality

Jacobs commits to gender equality

Jacobs chair and CEO Steve Demetriou has joined the Catalyst CEO Champions for Change (CCCC) companies, a group of over 50 international CEOs pledging to advance women into all levels of leadership. T... »

Closing ‘Diversity gap’ will strengthen tech sector

Closing ‘Diversity gap’ will strengthen tech sector

In the first of a series of written and video interviews with diversity champions in technology, serial entrepreneur Lopa Patel suggests strategies to improve diversity and productivity. Serial entrep... »

Over 50% of UK employees surveyed feel disability inclusion is most important in the workplace, survey finds.

Over 50% of UK employees surveyed feel disability inclusion is most important in the workplace, survey finds.

Disability in the workplace is a hot topic in the media today, with broadcasters such as BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky, along with government ministers, committed to doubling the number of disabled peop... »

Disability champions set to open industry doors

Disability champions set to open industry doors

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd December) the government  announced that it will be recruiting 6 new disability champions to help tackle the issues disabled people face as ... »

Strictly Come Dancing’s Lauren Steadman hopes to be first disabled dancer in the final

Paralympian Lauren Steadman is hoping to become the first disabled dancer in the Strictly final…if she can make it through this weekend. The swimmer-turned-paratriathlete, 25, says: “I’m so prou... »

Touchstone – International Volunteers Day: 5th December

Touchstone – International Volunteers Day: 5th December

The Touchstone Volunteers Project is very open, diverse and service user (SU) friendly.  Not only do our SU benefit from the contributions of volunteers, but some also take on the role themselves... »

How can organisations support better progression for BAME employees?

How can organisations support better progression for BAME employees?

The CIPD recently revealed that a third of black employees thought discrimination was getting in the way of their career progress. But where can organisations begin to address this? Managers and ... »

‘Take the pledge’

‘Take the pledge’

My name is Siena Castellon. I am a sixteen year old nationally recognised autism and neurodiversity advocate. I am autistic, dyslexic, dyspraxic and have ADHD. When I was thirteen, I created... »

Revealed: Top 50 UK Employers for D&I

Revealed: Top 50 UK Employers for D&I

Fifty firms have been recognised for starting their journey to attracting and retaining a “truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form”. The Inclusive Top 5... »

Alan Bell wins lifetime achiever award

Alan Bell wins lifetime achiever award

The volunteer manager of Ardrossan based charity, The Scottish Centre for Personal Safety, won the Lifetime Achiever Award at the prestigious Inclusive Companies Awards. Alan Bell picked up the gong a... »

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