All our posts here!

Search by any word or by category

  • Read our latest stories
Racial Disparities in Unemployment Persist: TUC Analysis Reveals Alarming Trends

New analysis conducted by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has exposed a significant racial disparity in unemployment rates, with black and ethnic minority workers more than twice as likely to be unemployed compared to their white counterparts. The TUC also highlighted the disproportionate impact on women from ethnic minorities, who face an unemployment rate nearly […]

A Journey Towards Racial Equality: Advancing Together Three Years After George Floyd's Murder

It's been three years since the tragic murder of George Floyd, a moment that shook the world and ignited a global outcry against racial injustice. Initially, businesses made commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), but progress has hit a roadblock. Clearly, there's still a long way to go in achieving racial equality. This article […]

Diversity Done Right: A Holistic Approach to Hiring for Lasting Inclusion

To achieve true diversity and inclusion, organisations need to adopt a holistic approach to hiring, rather than relying on quick fixes. This involves broadening recruitment efforts, removing bias from the hiring process, and holding recruiters and hiring managers accountable for diverse representation. Shifting recruitment strategies, building relationships with underrepresented communities, and creating inclusive job postings […]

Unlocking the Power of Diversity: How Data-Driven Strategies Drive Inclusion and Innovation in the Workplace

DEI is not just a set of HR buzzwords but a critical factor in developing a thriving and innovative workforce. Having a diverse workforce brings different perspectives, ideas, and experiences, leading to improved decision-making, increased innovation, and a stronger bottom line. Building an inclusive workplace goes beyond merely hiring a diverse group of individuals; it […]

Unveiling the Inequities: Who Truly Benefits from Corporate DEI Efforts?

Companies in the US spend billions on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts, but it's important to understand who benefits. Black professionals face prejudice and microaggressions, have limited access to senior leaders, and struggle to counteract racial stereotypes. White women have seen more gains in corporate DEI, holding 19% of C-suite positions compared to 4% […]

How to hire for neurodiversity—and make workplaces better for everyone

Ultranauts totally transformed the hiring process to embrace neurodiversity Ultranauts started with a simple but powerful idea: What if the data engineering company could create a workplace that values strengths rather than penalizing differences? Fast forward ten years, and founders Rajesh Anandan and Art Shectman have built a company where the majority of the team […]

Why Inclusive Hiring is Key to Digital Success

Transforming Hiring Practices to Unlock the Potential for Diversity Diversity is essential for a successful business. A diverse workforce brings a variety of perspectives and experiences to the table, which can lead to better decision-making, innovation, and problem-solving. Unfortunately, the traditional hiring model is flawed and often results in diverse individuals being overlooked. This is […]

Businesses failing to meet employee needs on workplace engagement and diversity, equity, and inclusion

A recent survey of 4,200 people across 11 countries and 9 sectors found that employees are less satisfied with their workplaces than they were before the pandemic. The survey also found that there has been a decline in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the workplace. The survey found that the top reasons for […]

Revolutionising the Work Week: The Rise of the 9-Day Fortnight

The nine-day fortnight is a new model of flexible working that is gaining popularity as a happy medium between burnout and excessive time off. It involves working nine days out of 14 and having five days off. This model can help to improve well-being, increase productivity, reduce carbon emissions, improve gender equality, and lead to […]

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: ECB Takes Action to Smash Gender Bias in Banking Leadership

The European Central Bank (ECB) has called for a push to increase gender diversity on bank boards, following disappointing progress in achieving diversity targets. Of 361 CEO appointments made between 2020 and 2022 at banks directly supervised by the ECB, as well as at their subsidiaries, over 300 were men, while only 36% of board […]

1 2 3 16