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  • 6th October, 2022

How The Future of DE&I Will Impact Leaders: Five Key Takeaways

Global Diversity Practice CEO Farrah Qureshi recently gave a very well-received Keynote presentation to New Street Consulting Group. The presentation talked about future workplace trends, where DE&I is heading and how it will affect leaders. This prompted attendees to think about their company’s current DE&I efforts and how they’ll make positive changes in light of […]

  • 19th July, 2022

A Transgender perspective on workplace diversity

Today it is very common to see organisations say they are an LGBT friendly workplace and post about Pride. However, no matter how accepting or LGBT friendly the workplace may say they are, there are always cracks within their inclusion, so their statements may not be seen as progressive by those in the LGBT community […]

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  • 13th May, 2022

Attending the FIRST market opening for Eid at the London Stock Exchange

It was a career highlight to be a guest of the Naz Legacy Foundation at the first market opening of the London Stock Exchange that marked Eid. Let me start with a few explanations to set the scene. The Naz Legacy Foundation continues the legacy of the late Naz Bokhari OBE, the first ever Muslim […]

  • 12th May, 2022

Did you get the return to the office right?

For many of us, the time has come to leave behind the back-to-back Zoom meetings and start wearing formal attire again. While we’re feeling a little nostalgic about the days of banana bread recipes, lunchtime walks and online PE lessons, we knew that this day would (almost certainly) come. As we start to settle back […]

  • 5th April, 2022

The Great Resignation: Why Has It Happened And What Can We Do About It?

The world of work has experienced what appear to be seismic shifts over the past two years and as some of us are starting to return to offices, there is evidence that many of these changes will have permanent results. Remote working options have become the default across many industries, which is possibly the biggest […]

  • 8th March, 2022

International Women’s Day: 7 Inspirational Women Who’ve Shaped History

Today on International Women’s Day, we want to reflect and showcase the inspiring women that resonate closely with our team members. These women broke misconceptions, mastered the art of resilience and achieved outstanding accomplishments.   Dot Robinson Chosen by Izzy In 1939, Dot Robinson created Motor Maids, a community of women riders across the USA. […]

  • 24th February, 2022

Mind the Gap – Are we paying our women less than ever?

It’s no secret that the gender pay gap is real. It has been an issue for as long as women have been within the workplace and remains a concerning fact today. Are we moving towards a more progressive, socially conscious society, where the gender pay gap will soon be a thing of the past? Businesses […]

  • 16th December, 2021

Diversity and Inclusion Are More Than the ‘S’ in ESG

Keeping diversity and inclusion at the heart of what your organisation has been shown to stand for can benefit almost every aspect of the business. The most financially successful companies increasingly are also the ones with the most wide-reaching diversity, equity and inclusion programmes. Diversity and inclusion boosts innovation, empathy and empowers employees from marginalised […]