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Maximising the potential of a diverse workforce is not only a social imperative, it is also a competitive advantage.

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Employee Retention

Employee retention is key during these tough economic times and in the face of a skills shortage. This can begin with recruitment. Whilst staff engagement is also crucial.
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5 Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

We take a look at 5 ‘Do’s’ and 5 ‘Don’ts’ when it comes to creating a culture of best practice and inclusion for mental illness in the workplace. Continue reading “5 Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Mental Health in the Workplace”

Ageism: 5 Major Myths Exposed

Discrimination is an absolute term isn’t it? You can’t have a policy that is a bit discriminatory, it either is or it isn’t. So interpreting the law around discrimination should be straightforward. But it seems that in the area of age discrimination in particular, there are several myths that have evolved that need exploring. Continue reading “Ageism: 5 Major Myths Exposed”

Flexible Working – 5 Gains for Employers

Each year at the National Worklife Week Conference, speakers from companies large and small present on the latest flexible working initiatives which have delivered not only bottom-line benefit to their organisations, but also invaluable intrinsic satisfaction to employees.  Continue reading “Flexible Working – 5 Gains for Employers”

Diversity: Do one thing to make a Difference

Diversity. It’s not just a hot topic, it’s a big one. Diversity as a business strategy refers to creating fairness and inclusion in the workplace. Not only does this make practical business sense, it’s vital to business success in the twenty-first century. Continue reading “Diversity: Do one thing to make a Difference”

Channeling ‘The Voice’: Banishing Bias

Race, gender, ability, appearance and age … none of these should matter in the world of employment, and yet, so often invisible barriers are thrown in the way of the employment path, for so many. Continue reading “Channeling ‘The Voice’: Banishing Bias”

Does Your Business Measure ROI (Return On Inclusion)?

In terms of business measures, most of us are aware of our core financial figures, whether it’s sales targets, customer numbers or growth rate, there are some numbers which just roll off the tongue. But among those numbers, the figures that define the black from the red, the difference between sink and swim, will you find a measure of diversity and inclusion? Perhaps not.  Continue reading “Does Your Business Measure ROI (Return On Inclusion)?”

HIV and AIDS In The Workplace – Breaking Through The Stigma

AIDS Awareness Month presents an opportunity to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, bust some of the myths, and consider how employers can best support those living and working with HIV. Continue reading “HIV and AIDS In The Workplace – Breaking Through The Stigma”

Women In STEM: Plugging The Gender Gap

By 2020 there will be a deficit of 300,000 digitally skilled workers in London. This is a skills gap that cannot feasibly be plugged by men alone. What is being done to encourage women into the STEM sector?

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Breaking through the Class Ceiling

Starbucks, Harry Potter and Tesco don’t have a great deal in common with one another, aside from one key thing: they all provide great examples of ‘rags to riches’ tales. Continue reading “Breaking through the Class Ceiling”

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