Staff Networks

Beginners’ guide to networking
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Beginners’ guide to networking

This might surprise you: only around 40% of jobs are advertised! That means that the majority of jobs are filled without advertising – by word of mouth or by networking. Networking can simply be the passing on of information. You..

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The Grey Area – Decoding Inclusion
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The Grey Area – Decoding Inclusion

They met three years ago at a mentoring workshop and since then have shared many common interests and passions. They are both authors, trainers, coaches and passionate about inclusion. In her book: , Hira surveyed 300 women across the globe on..

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The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks
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The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks

The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks () is a super-network with a mission to connect and represent disabled staff networks, particularly in the tertiary education sector (i.e. universities and colleges) in the UK. We are open to any individual..

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Making the ‘Glass Ceiling’ your floor
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Making the ‘Glass Ceiling’ your floor

Have you ever thought how interesting it is, whenever you mention the term ‘glass ceiling’, that everyone instantly knows what you mean? How does that happen? Equally importantly, why is it still in place? This article will seek to: Firstly,..

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Diversity at Hanover Housing Association – How our Staff Networks Work
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Diversity at Hanover Housing Association – How our Staff Networks Work

Hanover Housing Association is an award winning provider of homes and related services designed exclusively for older people (55+). We have almost 19,000 properties on more than 600 estates across England and over 860 staff working hard to make what..

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Diversity at RBS – The RBS Sikh Network
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Diversity at RBS – The RBS Sikh Network

One of things that make me really proud of working for RBS is how we embrace the variety of cultures that exist within our organisation, as well as in our communities. There is no doubt that by harnessing our diversity..

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Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust – The Power Of Inclusion
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Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust – The Power Of Inclusion

Here at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, we are aiming to be the local employer of choice in an area of the country that has lots of opportunities for staff to work within the NHS and wider Health..

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Wiltshire Council – Staff Voices and the BME Staff Network
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Wiltshire Council – Staff Voices and the BME Staff Network

Wali Rahman is the Organisational Development Officer at Wiltshire County Council. He is also part of the staff engagement group called #EPIC (Empowering People Innovation & Collaboration) and the Co-Chair of the Black And Minority Ethnic Staff Network. Equality and..

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National Day for Staff Networks on Wednesday 9th May 2018
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National Day for Staff Networks on Wednesday 9th May 2018

The National Day for Staff Networks on Wednesday 9th May 2018. This day gives formal recognition to the fantastic effort of staff networks operating in the UK workplace. Staff networks offer support to employees from different groups as they endeavour..

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SPACE: Making Room for Race Equality at Surrey Police.
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SPACE: Making Room for Race Equality at Surrey Police.

Tell us a little about yourself and your role at Surrey Police (if you can) I am a Police Constable with 17 years of experience in various roles; mostly frontline and specialist. Over the past two years I have worked..

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Case Study: Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
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Case Study: Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Polish born Anna Kusztyb saw an opportunity to get involved in a BAME network and reach out to her community. Here she explains how she did both. I have always been interested in Equality and Diversity and I am passionate..

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DfT staff networks – leading the way for inclusion
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DfT staff networks – leading the way for inclusion

Rachael Yokoo-Laurence (Head of Diversity and Inclusion) shares more about how the staff networks at DfT are leading the way for inclusion.   Each part of the DfT is different: different operating environments, job roles, professions and locations. We have a..

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Is it because I am….?
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Is it because I am….?

One of the greatest benefits of staff networks is that they provide a voice, platform or path to improve outcomes for minority groups e.g. ethnic, religious, gender, sexuality etc. They are agents of inclusion who want to help their organisation..

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Top 4 reasons to run your own diversity and inclusion week
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Top 4 reasons to run your own diversity and inclusion week

An engaged workforce is a happy and productive workforce; this is the view of CEO of Broadland Housing Group Michael Newey, a champion of his company’s annual diversity and inclusion week, aptly named ‘Challenge and Change’. Michael provides his top..

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