Is your gender pay gap stagnating?

Is your gender pay gap stagnating?

With the deadline for reporting gender pay gap right now, almost every UK organisation with more than 250 employees will have already calculated their gender pay for the past 12 months. No change may feel like a win, especially if you’re aware that some businesses are...
Your company’s gender pay gap is increasing – what next?

Your company’s gender pay gap is increasing – what next?

For the second year, organisations with more that 250 employees are expected to publish their UK gender pay gap data by 4th April 2019. We know this is a big issue for larger employers. Even businesses who have a positive story to tell have reservations about...
Advocates, detractors…. and invisible saboteurs

Advocates, detractors…. and invisible saboteurs

Advocates, detractors…. and invisible saboteurs Why businesses should welcome their advocates and outspoken detractors – and fear their invisible saboteurs   One of the many collateral benefits of diverse and inclusive working cultures is that they foster...
Inclusion in the age of the glass box brand

Inclusion in the age of the glass box brand

The truth is, all businesses, irrespective of their age, sector and employee make up struggle with diversity and inclusion, and need help on their journey to ensure that the behaviours, biases and cultures that result in exclusions, discriminations and ‘we think’ are...
Everyone is a leader

Everyone is a leader

There isn’t yet a Wikipedia page for inclusive leadership, though the presence of ad words in a browser search tells us that this is now very mainstream. Concepts around inclusive leadership are widespread. Arguably, they are becoming commoditised, repeatable....
Artificial inclusion: why tech needs to get D&I right

Artificial inclusion: why tech needs to get D&I right

Over the past six months, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking at two diversity in technology conferences, both of which were attended by several giants of the tech world (Microsoft, Google, Uber etc.) as well as start-ups and SMEs looking to benefit from the sharing of...
Gender pay gap – or gender pain gain?

Gender pay gap – or gender pain gain?

How publishing gender pay gap data could be the best thing for your business. A few months ago I wrote an article for CEO Today on whether it is the law to be diverse and inclusive. I said the answer is ‘yes’ and increasingly so. Gender pay gap reporting is the...
Leaders need to say “not on my watch” to sexual harassment

Leaders need to say “not on my watch” to sexual harassment

The revelations of sexual harassment in the celebrity workplace as well as at the highest levels of government and public institutions have brought this very important aspect of discrimination and inclusion centre stage. And not before time. This is an issue that is...
Did Apple’s Tim Cook change the CEO agenda for good?

Did Apple’s Tim Cook change the CEO agenda for good?

Four weeks ago, Tim Cook sent an email to his employees explaining why he disagreed with President Trump’s statements following violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia. He wrote: “What occurred in Charlottesville has no place in our country. Hate is a...