Leicestershire Fire Service praised for first Transgender Policy

  Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service – in the quest to provide equality for all their employees has launched their first Transgender Policy. The Fore Service stated that they wanted a service where everyone could be themselves in the workplace … Read More

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Diversity in leadership discussed at Black History Month event

Social entrepreneur and political campaigner Samuel Kasumu spoke at Imperial College London to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Black History Month. Samuel is a contributing board member of various trustees including the award-winning Elevation Networks, a charity he started at the … Read More

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Why is a diverse and equal workplace so important?

Why is a diverse and equal workplace so important? By creating a diverse and equal workplace you are able to draw on a wide range of ideas from a workforce full of different skills, experiences, resources, talents and energies; all … 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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Half of British SMEs not ‘gender diverse’

Over half (52 per cent) of small business owners in Britain would not class their businesses as ‘gender diverse’, according to a survey of 900 managers. Regionally, 62 per cent of SMEs in the Northwest of England said they would class themselves as ‘gender diverse’, … Read More

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Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability

Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job according to latest research from disability organisation Purple. The nationwide survey of one thousand … Read More

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Despite diversity push, tech has a discrimination problem

A new survey from Indeed shows that 24 percent of tech workers experience discrimination at their current company. Yes, discrimination in the tech industry is a real thing. Whether for race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age or gender, nearly a … Read More

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