The Diversity Digest

We will bring together all the relevant issues of the day across UK workplaces, government policy, legislation, best practice and innovation as well as continuously highlighting the benefits that Diversity and Inclusion brings to UK plc. We will also look to you, the readership, to help inform and influence us on the narrative and future content development.

Who is included? A black woman’s account of prison employment
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Who is included? A black woman’s account of prison employment

Whenever I tell people about my employment, I receive the same response, shock and dismay. Followed by questions about safety..

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Interview with Green Park’s Christian Bathews
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Interview with Green Park’s Christian Bathews

Christian is exactly the sort of person you want advising you on digital and technical matters. Having tackled everything from..

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Over half of UK jobseekers look for clear commitment to diversity from Employers
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Over half of UK jobseekers look for clear commitment to diversity from Employers

More than half, or 58%, of professionals look for an organisation’s diversity and inclusion policies when researching a potential new..

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Mental health conditions compound equality gaps in higher education
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Mental health conditions compound equality gaps in higher education

Students who report a mental health condition are more likely to drop out of higher education, less likely to progress..

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Call for volunteers from diverse backgrounds
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Call for volunteers from diverse backgrounds

EngineeringUK is seeking enthusiastic STEM professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds to volunteer across one of its programmes for young people. The..

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KPMG launches new Audit apprenticeship in the UK
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KPMG launches new Audit apprenticeship in the UK

Professional services firm KPMG has today announced the launch of an apprenticeship programme designed specifically for the next generation of..

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US Entrepreneur Launches Oxford Scholarship For Disadvantaged Black British Students
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US Entrepreneur Launches Oxford Scholarship For Disadvantaged Black British Students

The University of Oxford is launching a scholarship for disadvantaged black British students – and it will be funded by..

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Diversity and Equality at Eversheds Sutherland LLP
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Diversity and Equality at Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Diversity and inclusion is a core part of our strategy and how we ensure our purpose and values are brought..

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FRONTLINE – BE THE DIFFERENCE
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FRONTLINE – BE THE DIFFERENCE

That’s why Frontline’s two-year Leadership Development programme recruits and trains resilient, change-seeking individuals, equipping them with the strength and skills..

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An Interview with Shereen Morgan, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Centrica
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An Interview with Shereen Morgan, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Centrica

Centrica operations span across many territories. To meet and exceed the needs of our customers, in a market that is..

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MI6 Speaks to The Diversity Dashboard
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MI6 Speaks to The Diversity Dashboard

For the past 5 years, MI6 has been ranked as one of the best places to work for BAME people,..

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LGBTQ Employees Are Paid 16% Less Than Straight Colleagues, new research suggest
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LGBTQ Employees Are Paid 16% Less Than Straight Colleagues, new research suggest

The research, which found that prejudice is prevalent in the workplace, follows a spike in activity around LinkedIn members discussing..

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STEM – Plugging the gender gap
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STEM – Plugging the gender gap

For centuries a stereotype has existed around the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) industries. This is perhaps the main..

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Enterprise Named Top UK Employer
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Enterprise Named Top UK Employer

In the past 12 months, Enterprise has recruited from 151 different institutions for its graduate and internship programs, with 86%..

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Richard Branson Tops poll of Inspiring Entrepreneurs
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Richard Branson Tops poll of Inspiring Entrepreneurs

The Virgin Boss reigns supreme as the UK’s most inspiring entrepreneur, with Lord Sugar second. However, many Brits are taking..

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Universities acting to close BAME student attainment gap
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Universities acting to close BAME student attainment gap

Led by Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS, and Amatey Doku, Vice President for Higher Education at the NUS, UUK..

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The business case for diversity in the workplace is now overwhelming
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The business case for diversity in the workplace is now overwhelming

We live in a complex, interconnected world where diversity, shaped by globalization and technological advance, forms the fabric of modern..

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De Montfort University – Leading the way in Diversity and Equality
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De Montfort University – Leading the way in Diversity and Equality

Can you tell us about DMU and what your role as Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion entails? People are..

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The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report – 20 Years On
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The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report – 20 Years On

It is  20 years since the publication of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report. Barbara Cohen discrimination lawyer and a former..

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