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D&I

Levelling up your D&I: how tech can help

By Diversity and Inclusion, HR Software

HR industry analyst, Josh Bersin states that “companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers.” Clearly, diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives are not just a feel-good, box-checking exercise for HR departments; but they have a marked impact on financial and business success. To put good D&I in perspective, a study by the World Bank found that gender-based pay parity could potentially see the world economy grow by a staggering £120 trillion. And those with senior management teams that are gender diverse are 21% more likely to report financial performance that is above…

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workplace inclusion

What makes a workplace inclusive?

By Diversity and Inclusion

For companies looking to attract and retain top talent, a diverse and inclusive workplace is vital. In fact, HR industry analyst, Josh Bersin states that “companies that embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their business statistically outperform their peers.” Clearly, diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives are not just a feel-good, box-checking exercise for HR departments; but they have a marked impact on financial and business success. Despite D&I soaring up the priority list in recent years for HR leaders, research has found that 75% of employees believe that more can be done. What is the difference between diversity…

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diversity in the workplace

Diversity in the Workplace: What is It & Why is It Important?

By Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Engagement, Employee Wellbeing

Last updated 06/09/21 Diversity in the workplace is a common conversation point for business leaders, HR teams and hiring managers. And yet, diversity and inclusion in a workplace shouldn’t just be a box-ticking exercise when hiring, but a vehicle that allows businesses to welcome a wider range of people, from diverse backgrounds to bring value to a business. Having a diverse workforce lends itself to new ideas, new experiences and a significant learning opportunity for your people. These different ideas and perspectives can lead to better problem-solving and ultimately, a more productive and profitable workforce. Research has found that 43%…

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