Unlocking Diversity Through Inclusion

The subject of diversity and inclusion is widely recognised as being a major challenge across most sectors. Increasingly, it is accepted that more diverse organisations are more commercially successful. So why is it such a challenge? Why is it so hard to achieve success in...

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GenderQuake: Time for Insurers to get real

The lack of gender diversity across the Insurance industry is again a ‘hot topic’. Many would now argue that urgent action is needed. From a PR perspective, the last few months have been a disaster. In March, Bloomberg Businessweek reported on allegations of sexual harassment and bullying...

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Diversity: it’s too hard …

  It is widely acknowledged that the industrials sector struggles with attracting diverse talent. Construction News recently reported that the construction industry has the worst gender pay gap in the UK, with women earning ‘30.3% lower than the average for men’. In their report LGTB+ survey:...

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Is Tokenism a bad thing?

  Not long after the first anniversary of gender pay gap reporting, I was out for dinner with a group of friends. Inevitably, the subject came up, and the supposed lack of female talent able to step into a senior role was mentioned. One of my...

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Be Bold: Why Diversity Matters

Diversity and Inclusivity are hot topics in most businesses, particularly following the recent report from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Focussed on the FTSE 350, it made for lurid headlines and uncomfortable reading. With the moral argument won a long time...

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Finding the right Search Partner for Africa

The benefits of operating in Africa have long been recognised and while these economies can be unpredictable but with both South African and Nigeria emerging from recession, many global organisations are looking to enhance their investment and growth plans.  Population growth in many African cities...

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