How to promote diversity and inclusivity in the workplace
All organisations are responsible for providing an inclusive, and equal working experience for all their employees, regardless of age, race, sex, religion, gender reassignment, disability, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status.
While improvements have been made in creating more inclusive and diverse workplaces throughout the UK, there's still progress to be made.
According to Workday, 40% of employees reported feeling excluded in the workplace in 2021, and only 35% of business executive teams believed Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) to be vitally important to a business.
So, how can you promote diversity and inclusivity in your organisation?
Seven ways to promote diversity and inclusivity
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