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Diversity & Inclusion
10 ways to boost women's entrepreneurial spirit
Carrie Green is the founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association and her book ‘She Means Business’ is out now. Here are her top 10 tips for female entrepreneurs.
Women need men on their side to achieve gender balance
There are huge benefits for businesses that have a diverse mix of people in the top jobs but men must play their part in supporting women to reach senior positions.
Creative thinking vital to becoming an inclusive employer
Creating a diverse culture at work takes time, but that is no excuse, says Inclusive Employers’ director Richard McKenna who wants organisations to think differently and act now.
Recruitment snobbery could be harming social mobility
Many companies automatically ask for graduates when hiring, but employers should explore all areas of society to uncover the best talent.
How to mind the pay gap
Despite decades of attempts to equalise the position of women in the workplace, the gender equity gap and underrepresentation of women in some areas is causing damage to the economy.
In the City there’s strength in numbers
In 2008, Vanessa Vallely decided to set up Wearethecity.com, a one stop shop for everything a working woman would need as she follows the kind of career path that had traditionally been open to men.
Gender balance: not just a feminist issue
Jacqueline de Rojas, President of techUK explains why achieving a greater gender balance can be transformative in a business's development.
Diverse graduate recruitment 'revitalises innovation'
Savvy businesses, particularly well-resourced ones with well-developed graduate schemes, are working hard to improve the diversity of their workforce.
Shaping the agenda and building an inclusive society
Businesses need to understand that diversity and inclusion strategies can help them become more successful, says Dianah Worman OBE.
Only fully committed companies make 'lasting change'
The ironic thing about diversity and inclusion is that it's about promoting difference. Yet so many organisations do exactly the same things to try to be innovative and creative in this space.
Inclusion in engineering: It’s not a linear process
Businesses that are openly inclusive towards other underrepresented groups can attract and retain more of the potential female and male talent pool.
Engineering: a man's world?
Roma Agrawal explains that although engineering is still a male-dominated industry, more women are now being encouraged into engineering fields.
Why energy company SSE is thinking differently about diversity
It is important to build a diverse, ambitious and competent workforce who can demonstrate the knowledge and innovation to deal with the challenges ahead. Here we present the inspiring stories of four talented women at SSE.
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