Why we need to recruit more women to STEM workforce

Currently just 12% of managers in STEM sectors are women and 73% of STEM women graduates do not stay in the sector long term. Things need to change – and here’s how they can We need 140,000 more engineers over … Read More

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Gender’s just the start — now let’s close the diversity gap

Equality is good for everyone — not just those who are discriminated against. The great reckoning on the gender pay gap is the latest example. This week we’ve seen more companies  — including many in the City and the media … Read More

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Faces of MyPlus- Ordinary people. Extraordinary abilities.

Written by Helen Cooke, Founder and Director of MyPlus I am often asked why we are called MyPlus and the answer is simple: whilst I don’t believe that disabled people are any more remarkable than those who don’t have a … Read More

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Going Backwards? Maybe, For U.K. Gender Diversity In the Boardroom

It gets very boring, the repetition. There’s a strong sense of déjà vu in the media headlines : ‘women’s progress in the boardroom stalls.’ Again. As I said in my last post on gender diversity in the boardroom on Forbes, almost exactly a … Read More

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Increasing workplace diversity could boost UK economy by £24bn each year

UK GDP could increase by up to 1.3% per year if workers from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds progressed at the same rate as their white colleagues. That is according to findings from the government-backed McGregor-Smith review released today, … Read More

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Everybody wins when employers embrace diversity

  How UK employers ensure people of all races, beliefs and sexual orientation are happy, supported and encouraged to excel in the workplace The ethical and business cases for diversity are well-known. But genuine diversity and inclusion across British organisations … Read More

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