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

How to hire staff more fairly and recognise diversity

Recognising our biases and presumptions is only the start of achieving the fairer, more inclusive, recruitment processes our businesses need and demand. Chris Platts offers a practical guide on how to establish a level playing field when selecting candidates. Over the past few years, employers have increased their focus on improving diversity and inclusion. However, change has been slow. A … Read More

More action urged in order to meet key roles target for women

MORE action is needed if the automotive industry is to meet the target of 30 per cent of key roles filled by women by 2030. That was one of the key messages from the UK Automotive 30% Club’s fourth annual conference, which centred around the theme of Countdown To 30% By 2030. The full-day seminar included a wide range of guest … Read More

Bath-based mental health trust named in UK’s Top 50 inclusive employers

For the third year in a row, the Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP) NHS Trust has been named as one of the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers. The Trust, which provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire, has been ranked at … Read More

Progress on equality slammed as ‘dismally slow’ after gender pay gap rises

Progress on Britain’s gender pay gap for full-time workers has been blasted as ‘dismally slow’ after new data showed the gap has increased. It now stands at 8.9% for full-time employees, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. The latest figure compares with 8.6% last year, which was the lowest since records began in 1997 – when the pay gap … Read More

Championing Diversity & Inclusion

I am honoured to work for an organisation ranked no 6 on The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List.  As part of my role I endeavour to ensure we are dedicated to being an inclusive employer and I am proud of the continuing developments we have made for our employees and service users. Appearing on such a well-recognised and respected … Read More

Insurance diversity pledge finds support from BLM

The Inclusive Behaviours Pledge has welcomed another signatory, and it’s said to be the first from legal circles. Set up by Lloyd’s of London and Zurich to promote diverse, inclusive, and tolerant practices across the insurance industry, the initiative is supported by the likes of Aviva, AXA, Brit, Chubb, CNA Hardy, Direct Line Group,Hiscox, JLT, QBE, RSA, The Ardonagh Group, … Read More

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.   Volunteers have the opportunity to volunteer in a number of roles across Touchstone and with partner organisations. Some of our volunteers are befrienders for SU’s. This has resulted … Read More

Hopwood Hall College makes the Top 50 Inclusive UK Employers list

Hopwood Hall  featured on The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers list 2018/19, making it the second consecutive year the Middleton and Rochdale-based college has ranked in the top 50 UK employers. This year they ranked at an amazing #14, an amazing achievement!  Where inside the top 50 the further education college is ranked was announced at the Inclusive Companies awards … Read More