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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... »

Startups need to start investing cold, hard cash in diversity

Startups need to start investing cold, hard cash in diversity

Paying lip-service isn’t enough: Diversity VC’s Francesca Warner shares her tips for startups and investors looking to make their teams more diverse Diverse teams lead to better company pe... »

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... »

Why able bodied people should boycott inaccessible spaces

Why able bodied people should boycott inaccessible spaces

Meg Fozzard calls for able bodied people to boycott pubs that aren’t wheelchair friendly I love my local pub. It’s just down the road from our flat and is quirky without being pretentious. There is a ... »

Tesco becomes first UK supermarket to launch diverse range of skin tone plasters

Tesco becomes first UK supermarket to launch diverse range of skin tone plasters

A range of fabric plasters consisting of ‘light’, ‘medium’ and ‘dark’ tones has been released by Tesco in a bid to ‘better serve our customers from all backgr... »

With the number of D&I roles exploding, is this the year we get serious about diversity and inclusion?

With the number of D&I roles exploding, is this the year we get serious about diversity and inclusion?

At the end of last month, nearly two-thirds of people responding to a Glassdoor survey said the companies they worked for were investing more in D&I initiatives compared to previous years. The re... »

Sole traders can play vital role in diversity and inclusion

Sole traders can play vital role in diversity and inclusion

Sole traders can play an important role in encouraging diversity and inclusion within financial advice, the chief executive of the Personal Finance Society has said. Keith Richards acknowledged that a... »

Unicef UK gives all staff equal parental leave

Unicef UK gives all staff equal parental leave

Unicef, the United Nations children’s agency, has said parental leave is to be equalised for all of its UK employees. Unicef UK will now offer 52 weeks leave and equal pay for all new caregivers... »

There are now more FTSE 100 women than ever – but not at the top

There are now more FTSE 100 women than ever – but not at the top

Good news. A third (33.3 per cent) of all board members in the FTSE 100 are now women. The target was set in the Hampton-Alexander review and has been hit a year early. What’s more the... »

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