“Colour, creed, age and who you sleep with all become irrelevant when you’re both being shot at.” (Captain Michael Fry, quoted in The Independent, 2011). As Remembrance Day approaches, we take a look at how the British military is conquering the war on prejudice.
‘The 1950’s called. They said we’ve borrowed their gender stereotypes for too long and now they’d like them back’. Continue reading “Is Everyday Sexism Eroding The Progress of Gender Diversity?”
Gender pay gap reporting shines an important light on a very real problem; one that needs to be assessed, highlighted and addressed. Yet, in the short term, it’s a colossal undertaking for most large firms, and risks significant embarrassment and exposure. Just ask the BBC! We take a look at what companies can do to address the scale of the problem. Continue reading “Mind The Gender Pay Gap”
If you’re a CEO, a business owner, an MD or in any way playing an influential part in the organisation and industry in which you operate, there has never been a more crucial time to show your support for diversity and inclusion. Continue reading “Stand Up & Be Counted: Diversity Needs You”
How does your organisation measure up against your equal opportunities statement? Is diversity and inclusion one of your core business values? Is it really? Continue reading “‘We Are An Equal Opportunities Employer. Sometimes’”
On 24th June, we all woke up to a very different Britain. Political and economical uncertainty are worrying enough, but have racism and xenophobia also become the ugly by-product of Brexit? And what can employers do to tackle the issue? Continue reading “The Rising Tide Of Racism In Post Brexit Britain”
Today marks International Women’s Day. Social media is alight with posts championing women, gender equality and women’s rights. With this year’s theme being #PledgeForParity, what will be your organisation’s call to action? Continue reading “What Will You #PledgeForParity on International Women’s Day?”