Why do we celebrate LGBT pride month?

Currently it is pride month. What does that mean, it means that we are recognising and celebrating the impact the LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) community has had globally and recognising where laws have change and where we can do more to make sure...

Three Actions to set your Diversity Equity & Inclusion Goals

A lot of the time we focus on DE&I as a stand-alone project. However to set up a successful strategy or focus on what really moves an organisation forward you have to divide it into three clear categories and integrate it into every part of your business.  ...

The Pressure on Young Shoulders

"When you grow up, you will have to take care of a family, you do not have time for silly games" words I clearly remember my teacher saying to me when I was 13. I had been messing around with one of my friends in class. He felt that it was appropriate to tell me about...

Ten must-read books to educate yourself about the Black Experience in the UK.

Recently, there has been a lot of conversation about Racism and how we as a society can do better to remove bias and barriers.  Over the last few weeks and months, I have recommended some of my favourite books that give the UK perspective to the conversation and...

Why do we need Gender Parity?

I wanted to explore the need to figure out how we get to the point of having gender parity in workplaces.  Currently I feel that the world of work is designed for a man who no longer works in any of our organisations. You know the person who is happy not to see family...

Unconscious Bias in Screening and Recruitment

Yesterday I had the opportunity to take part in a webinar with Evolution exploring how we reduce unconscious bias from the screening and interviewing process. Below is a link to the full recording. I thought I would also share some of my tips to reduce unconscious...

Five Suggestions to Create a D&I Strategy

In the last two weeks I was asked a few times what I would do in the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) space if I had a blank sheet of paper and I could do anything to move the agenda forward. This is a question I have asked my self more then once so below are my...

Why do we celebrate LGBT pride month?

Currently it is pride month. What does that mean, it means that we are recognising and celebrating the impact the LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) community has had globally and recognising where laws have change and where we can do more to make sure...

The Pressure on Young Shoulders

The Pressure on Young Shoulders

"When you grow up, you will have to take care of a family, you do not have time for silly games" words I clearly remember my teacher saying to me when I was 13. I had been messing around with one of my friends in class. He felt that it was appropriate to tell me about...