#Diversity

Why Fox News Would NEVER Work In The UK

Zac Forman | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Zac Forman

Our news broadcasters are there as public servers, they support and accommodate for the whole of the country which includes, all of our multicultural society. Whilst, Fox News only focuses on one particular agenda which doesn't bring any benefit for their country.

Tory MP Has Rather Strong Reaction To BBC Diversity Targets

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

The BBC is "racist" and discriminating against white, working class people for introducing targets to boost the diversity of its staff, a Tory MP has ...

Acting for a Change

Phina Oruche | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Phina Oruche

I have just left the Young Vic in London where the Act for Change project took place. It's started after actor Danny Lee Wynter watched a trailer from ITV for their impeding TV releases and saw all white characters and decided along with his partners, a group of actors of all colours genders and ages, that enough is enough and something had to be done.

Another Woman Makes it to the Board - But Many More Still Need Quotas to Get There

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

We are not near dealing with unconscious bias, let alone welcoming anything historic. Until we level the playing field with temporary quotas women making it to boards is still going to make the news. We need it to pass almost unnoticed for the job to be done.

Jade And Jesy Split From Diversity Boyfriends

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Little Mix stars Jade Thirlwall and Jesy Nelson have reportedly both split up with their dancer boyfriends at around the same time. Both singers fr...

How to Innovate in Big Business

Estelle Brachlianoff | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK
Estelle Brachlianoff

Industry seems to be moving at a rapid speed! Recycling and waste management is no exception to the accelerating pace of industrial change and recycling itself is now evolving as companies take the next steps to embrace the circular economy revolution...

A Glass Half Full

Heather Peace | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Heather Peace

In my early 30s, my acting work suddenly dried up, and it was a shock to the system. I was considered too old to be the romantic lead and too young to be the matriarch. That's what often happens to women in television, although thankfully we can see a gradual shift away from that now.

The Glass Ceiling Is Made of Bad Managers

Anne-Marie Imafidon | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech
Anne-Marie Imafidon

Statistics from the US tell us that more than half of women in STEM leave around the 10/15 year mark. Specifically within the tech industry 40% drop out within 10 years of graduation. The problem is mirrored here and is problematic on a number of counts, especially as both the US and the UK face shortages of technical people.

Hay-on-Wyte

Tess Finch-Lees | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tess Finch-Lees

After half an hour waiting in my second cue of the day I was catatonic. The people behind were chatty at first but grew markedly frosty when little Sylvian exclaimed (finger pointing for dramatic effect) she's the one that booed bankers in the Tata tent!

Multicultural Britain 2.0 Is the Best Answer to Ukip: We Need to Learn How to Live at Ease With Our Diversity

Malory Nye | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics
Malory Nye

There have been many predictions that both the Conservatives and Labour will move to the right in the next year, out of fear of the impact of Ukip's anti-multiculturalism. I am not sure if this is the necessary and 'politically correct' route to ensure electoral success in 2015.

INTERVIEW: 'We Are Creating The Blueprint For The Next Generation And A New Diversity'

The Huffington Post | Tahira Mirza | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Back in 2009 dance group Diversity blew everyone away with their bold style of dance by body-popping their way into the final of 'Britain's Got Talent...

Building the Future: Women in Construction

Meg Munn | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Politics
Meg Munn

It will not be a surprise to hear that the construction industry has some of the lowest numbers of women workers in any sector of the economy. With around 11% of the workforce, and as little as 1% of the manual trades, there is little concern in the industry and only modest attempts to change it. Do the low numbers of female workers in construction matter?

UK: Divisive Narratives Around Migration Can Fuel Tensions in Communities

Barry Navarro | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Navarro

According a YouGov poll published for the first time since the start of the financial crisis, the economy no longer tops the list of issues the British public is most concerned about: immigration is now on a par with the economy, with 52% or respondents saying it's the main issue facing the UK today.

The Big Diversity Debate Again

Bob Clarke | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bob Clarke

I am pleased to see that diversity is on the agenda after actor Lenny Henry proposed new measures to increase the representation of BAME groups in the TV industry in his speech at the BAFTA awards. But why do we need to talk about these issues again?

Meet The World's First Transgender Footballer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The world of football (in the UK at least) is clearly divided by gender - the men have a team, the women have a team and they never play together. So ...

From Eastern Europeans to Lenny Henry: The Ugly Side of Ukip

Edward Adoo | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics
Edward Adoo

The ugliness of UKIP has yet again reared its ugly face and been exposed by Enfield local election candidate William Henwood and his racist comment about Lenny Henry...

Together, Can We Build a Diverse Music Industry?

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

Did you know that 92% of the UK music industry is white? Does that matter? Who cares? Does it matter when you consider that it's totally unrepresentative of the music scene's artist's, promoter's, record label's worker's and fan's? It does matter.

Regaining Focus

Helena Eccles | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Helena Eccles

The challenges for women in the workplace are being addressed. I am not convinced that that is the only setting where these issues are rife. There are links between university and work and I would like to work out where those lie.

Women Altrupreneurs Set to Change Face of Business

Dr Sam Collins | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK
Dr Sam Collins

Powerful forces are currently encircling women in the workplace, but rather than pulling them in the direction of the boardroom, the signs are they're actually pushing them towards the exits.

Students Must Stand Up to Racism and Ukip's Scapegoating

Aaron Kiely | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Aaron Kiely

If we are to successfully push back the current wave of racism, we will need an unrelenting campaign in the student movement in defence of our multicultural society against those who wish to divide us.

Forget Macro, Forget Micro, Think Nudge

Nia Joynson-Romanzina | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK
Nia Joynson-Romanzina

Have you ever wondered how to change what people do? How to help them make "better" choices? How to kick bad-habits? How to avoid the pitfalls of stereotypes?

Gabby Logan Unsure Of 'Splash!' Future

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Gabby Logan has admitted she's not sure about whether or not the TV show 'Splash', which sees Tom Daley teaching a group of celebrities how to dive wi...

Why Businesses Keep Misdiagnosing Gender Diversity

Jon Dymond | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK
Jon Dymond

Last Saturday saw the 114th International Women's Day. Recognised globally, the initiative aims to celebrate the social, political and economic achievements of women, while focusing on areas requiring further action. One such area, thrown to the top of the news agenda over past weeks, is women's position in both the senior ranks of business...

It's Much Harder to Set Up a Successful Small Business Than Become a Politician

Simon Danczuk | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Politics
Simon Danczuk

Today the Commons will debate diversity in Parliament. We all know an effective democracy is one that represents all walks of life. Small businessmen and women are the lifeblood of every community. But there are far too few of them in politics.

First There Was IQ, Then There Was EQ, Now There Is GQ

Nia Joynson-Romanzina | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech
Nia Joynson-Romanzina

Even if you don't buy the science, wouldn't it be great to be Gender Intelligent? Wouldn't greater intelligence on gender differences/non-differences benefit us all, men and women, in the workplace and in our private lives? Hands up who would like to work for a Gender Intelligent organisation?