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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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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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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