Workplace Diversity

How Do We Make Britain's Boardrooms More Diverse?

Sandra Kerr | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
Sandra Kerr

Put simply, the boardrooms of Britain's biggest businesses don't reflect the society they're operating in. And, as the BAME population - and their spending power - increases and organisations are increasingly asked about the make-up of their workforces by clients and contractors, this lack of diversity could potentially have huge impacts on their profits.

The UK's Most Diverse Organisations - And What You Can Learn From Them

Sandra Kerr | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK
Sandra Kerr

We know what works. We now need more organisations from every sector to use this knowledge and take action to close gender and BAME employment gaps that have no place in our 21st century workforce. The Benchmark reiterates just what employers need to do to ensure they are fit for a diverse future.

Ten Worst LGBT Insults at Work

Ian Johnson | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK
Ian Johnson

Work is something that is a fact of life for most of us. Just like being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is too. But when those two intersect it is not always simple - nor easy...

Why It's Time for Business to Talk About Britain's BAME Youth

Sandra Kerr | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK
Sandra Kerr

Businesses can inspire and inform the future workforce, as well as increase the scope of their ambitions and create recruitment pathways that don't leave them stuck on the first rung. We know this won't be quick or easy. But as things stand, there is a lack of genuine equal opportunity for British BAME employees of the future. There is no point continuing to ignore what may seem to be an uncomfortable conversation around race. Let's all get over that and start talking. Business and government need to take note and act now.

The Diversity Disconnect: It's Time to Stop Being Humble

Melanie Eusebe | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK
Melanie Eusebe

After finishing the judging day for the black British Awards back in early July, I found myself thinking 'what's happening here'?

The Diversity Triangle - Why Women, Businesses and Headhunters Need to Work Better Together

Carol Rosati | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK
Carol Rosati

Over the last five years, there has been much deliberation about the need to improve the gender balance of our workforce. It continues to challenge most organisations and is a highly complex issue, woven into the very fabric of our worldwide culture and society.

Acting Alpha: The Journey Towards True Diversity Still Has a Way to Go

Ann Pickering | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ann Pickering

Having a truly diverse workforce isn't just about what's proper and fair, it also makes complete business sense. All business need to do more to show employees that it is their individuality that is valued, not their ability to mirror the behaviour of someone else.

Time for Fresh Thinking on Diversity

Andrew H. Harding | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK
Andrew H. Harding

The Cranfield Female FTSE board report published this week - the annual benchmarking report and update to Lord Davies about the number of women on boards - should give chief executives, chairmen and executive search firms pause for thought.

Charlie Thomas

Nine Steps To A More Diverse Workplace

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

Diversity in the workplace has become the buzz phrase in business, following the ongoing EU row on whether or not to enforce gender quotas. As the ...