Transport for London

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Public In 2012, Transport for London created its Single Equality Scheme (SES) which set out their plan to improve equality for all of London’s diverse communities. They have reviewed progress made over the last three years to develop equality objectives and an action plan to take this forward… Continue reading Transport for London


EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Private Sector Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK, and part of the Allianz SE Group, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide and the largest property and casualty insurer in the world. In their 2016 employee engagement survey, 87% of… Continue reading Allianz

Brenda Metcalfe

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diversity Champion Award for Housing Brenda is the Customer Engagement Manager for Anchor. Her role has a national remit, and aims to ensure that all older people living with Anchor have a voice, are consulted and have the opportunity to share ideas and shape services. Brenda created the group as a result… Continue reading Brenda Metcalfe

Royal Holloway University of London

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Education Situated in Egham, Surrey The Royal Holloway University of London prides itself on its tradition of providing excellent education on the basis of merit. They have a genuine commitment to valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities for all in employment and admissions, and in teaching, learning and… Continue reading Royal Holloway University of London

L&Q’s Spectrum Network

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Outstanding Diversity Network Award Spectrum leads L&Q’s work on LGBT issues. Its co-chairs sit on the Equality and Diversity Working Group. The network has worked with L&Q’s team to review staff and family-friendly policies to make sure they include LGBT-specific language. As a result, L&Q’s policies covering maternity, paternity, adoption and carer’s… Continue reading L&Q’s Spectrum Network

Kevin Bowsher

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Lifetime Achiever Award Kevin worked within policing for 30 years, much of this time connected to equality and diversity activity. He played a leading role in developing the Metropolitan Police’s approach to diversity and inclusion. An accomplished manager with experience of working in both public and private sectors, he is currently driving… Continue reading Kevin Bowsher

RCT Homes

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Housing Situated in South Wales, RCT Homes provides housing services to more than 20,000 people. Striving to achieve equality of opportunity for an increasingly diverse customer and employee group, RCT Homes provides tailored services which meet each individual’s preferences and needs, in turn helping to develop good relationships… Continue reading RCT Homes

Talent Media

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Best Diversity Resource Award Founded by Darren Waite, Talent Media is the market-leading, online and print media company specialising in promoting Diversity, Equality and Inclusion, as well as Careers, Education and Skills. Their focus and experience is reaching and engaging core audiences including readers from LGBTQ and BAME communities, women and young… Continue reading Talent Media

Megan Key

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diversity Champion Award for Public Sector Public Sector worker Megan has been an exemplary role model within the National Probation Service for the past 10 years, moving from Probation Officer to Equalities Manager in the Midlands division, where she is now responsible for strategic design and delivery of equality and inclusion for service… Continue reading Megan Key

Disability Equality NW

EiDA16 Shortlisted Nominee Diverse Company Award for Charity Sector Based in Preston, Disability Equality North West was set up in 1996 with the aim of ‘furthering the human rights of disabled people across the North West.’ The organisation is run and controlled by disabled individuals and provides a number of user-led services that help and support… Continue reading Disability Equality NW