In a 2021 report, the number of senior leaders promoting equality and inclusion in their organisations increased by 12% since 2015. In this video, Jennifer Samuels, Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Westminster City Council discusses the importance of senior leadership support in closing the ethnicity pay gaps and improving diversity and inclusion.
More than 15% of the UK population are neurodiverse. Nanette Mellor, the CEO of the Brain Charity discusses neurodiverse conditions and the benefits they pose to the workplace if accommodations are made to support them. She highlights the challenges that need to be overcome to make these changes and explores the positive impact of assessing workplace practices to ensure recruitment processes are welcoming to all.
To date, more than 2,000 organisations have signed Wellbeing of Women’s Menopause Workplace Pledge. In this video, Jessica Easterbrook, Lead Consultant for Organisational Development at East Sussex County Council discusses the importance of employee data in developing menopause strategies. She further highlights the benefit and normalising talking about menopause in the workplace.
In June 2020, ACEVO and Voice4Change England released a report titled Home Truths: Undoing racism and delivering real diversity in the charity sector, calling for the charity sector to prioritise racial and ethnic diversity and equity inclusion strategies. Kunle Olulode MBE, Director of Voice4Change England, discusses the findings and recommendations of the report in this video, advocating for the need to reinvest in black and minoritised led charities and civil societies.