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Creating a healthy, vulnerable, inclusive team environment

According to McKinsey, ‘Companies have increasingly begun to regard diversity and inclusion as a source of competitive advantage, and specifically as a key enabler of growth“. Although companies have acknowledged the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, it appears that most are only solving half of the problem. Diversity initiatives have helped employers …

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Inclusive Language in the Workplace

According to American publishing platform Medium, Inclusive language is designed to avoid excluding people on the basis of gender, sexual preference, age, race, ability, and avoids offensive language, and aims for social justice.  Creating an inclusive environment will ensure employees feel more welcome, included and are more likely to thrive due to the landscape being …

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Women leaving the workforce due to Covid 19 & parenting

The past year has been tough for a lot of people. The pandemic hit the UK in March 2020 and flipped the world on its head. Overnight businesses and their workforce had to adapt to working online, school teaching was conducted over Zoom and the hospitality industry went into overdrive, making sure we were still …

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Why do so many diversity initiatives fail

It’s 2004, and investment bank Morgan Stanley has just settled a $54 million bias lawsuit. The story broke when over 300 women went to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission board with complaints surrounding harassment, sexism and discrimination within the workplace. On the steps of the courthouse, EEOC lawyer Elizabeth Grossman stated, ”discrimination is very much …

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