What is the most effective way to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace?
November 27, 2020
The case ‘for’ being a diverse and inclusive employer is irrefutable. There is a plethora of research dating back over the last 10 years or more that shows how businesses who provide the same opportunities for each individual, regardless of their identity or background, are more attractive as an employer and enjoy higher staff retention rates, which in turn boosts productivity and positively impacts the bottom line. Business is simply better when it is diverse and inclusive.
But while the sales pitch is easy to buy into, actually developing it in practice continues to be a challenge for a great many employers. Here we will take a look at some of the most effective ways that this can be accomplished.