Five minutes with Rob Neil OBE – A Journey in Authenticity
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Five minutes with Rob Neil OBE – A Journey in Authenticity

Rob Neil is the lead of Project Race at the Ministry of Justice and for the former Chair of the Civil Service Race Forum. Diversity Digest spoke to Rob about..

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National Day for Staff Networks on Wednesday 9th May 2018
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National Day for Staff Networks on Wednesday 9th May 2018

The National Day for Staff Networks on Wednesday 9th May 2018. This day gives formal recognition to the fantastic effort of staff networks operating in the UK workplace. Staff networks..

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Wiltshire Council – Staff Voices and the BME Staff Network
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Wiltshire Council – Staff Voices and the BME Staff Network

Wali Rahman is the Organisational Development Officer at Wiltshire County Council. He is also part of the staff engagement group called #EPIC (Empowering People Innovation & Collaboration) and the Co-Chair..

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Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust – The Power Of Inclusion
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Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust – The Power Of Inclusion

Here at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, we are aiming to be the local employer of choice in an area of the country that has lots of opportunities..

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Diversity at RBS – The RBS Sikh Network
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Diversity at RBS – The RBS Sikh Network

“Recognise the whole human race as one.” (Guru Gobind Singh Ji) One of things that make me really proud of working for RBS is how we embrace the variety of..

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Diversity at Hanover Housing Association  – How our Staff Networks Work
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Diversity at Hanover Housing Association – How our Staff Networks Work

Hanover Housing Association is an award winning provider of homes and related services designed exclusively for older people (55+). We have almost 19,000 properties on more than 600 estates across..

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Making the ‘Glass Ceiling’ your floor.
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Making the ‘Glass Ceiling’ your floor.

Have you ever thought how interesting it is, whenever you mention the term 'glass ceiling', that everyone instantly knows what you mean? How does that happen? Equally importantly, why is..

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SPACE: Making Room for Race Equality at Surrey Police.
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SPACE: Making Room for Race Equality at Surrey Police.

PC Hermann Trepesch is the Chair of SPACE, Surrey Police BAME staff Network. Here he shares about their work and how they are making an impact on the organisation. Tell..

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DfT staff networks – leading the way for inclusion
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DfT staff networks – leading the way for inclusion

The Department for Transport (DfT) family is home to a vibrant range of staff networks. From their longest-running groups to their  newest, they  recognise the vital part networks play in..

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Davenport University – A beacon of diversity & equality in International HE
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Davenport University – A beacon of diversity & equality in International HE

In 2017, Davenport University based in Michigan USA, was recognised for its fantastic work on diversity and equity. Diversity Digest spoke to Dr Rhae-Ann Booker, Executive Director of Diversity, Equity..

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Case Study: Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
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Case Study: Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Polish born Anna Kusztyb saw an opportunity to get involved in a BAME network and reach out to her community. Here she explains how she did both. I have always..

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The British Science Festival Community Grants are now open
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The British Science Festival Community Grants are now open

For the second year running, the British Science Association (BSA) is offering community grants to local community groups and organisations who want to get involved in the British Science Festival...

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The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks
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The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks

The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks () is a super-network with a mission to connect and represent disabled staff networks, particularly in the tertiary education sector (i.e. universities and..

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Powering Up Networks in the Civil Service
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Powering Up Networks in the Civil Service

The Civil Service is the one of the largest employers in the UK delivering a broad range of polices and services on behalf of the Government. In October 2017, Sir..

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Is it because I am….?
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Is it because I am….?

How working with the majority benefits the minority (and everyone in-between) One of the greatest benefits of staff networks is that they provide a voice, platform or path to improve..

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RAF Careers – Life As A Reserve
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RAF Careers – Life As A Reserve

RAF Reserves serve alongside Regulars in the UK and overseas. They get the best of both worlds by balancing their own careers and home life, with the challenge and adventure..

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Kick It Out, Home Office and True Vision challenge HBT discrimination in football
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Kick It Out, Home Office and True Vision challenge HBT discrimination in football

Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, has partnered with the Home Office and True Vision to release a series of informative and engaging resources that raise awareness of..

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Don’t fall foul of disability discrimination
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Don’t fall foul of disability discrimination

Recent employment law cases have placed the spotlight firmly on disability discrimination, making it more important for bosses to offer fairness for all.   The business world is awash with..

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The employer action needed to address the significant lack of racial equality in career progression
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The employer action needed to address the significant lack of racial equality in career progression

New CIPD research aims to help employers address the stark racial inequalities in career progression evident in UK organisations. The report, Addressing the barriers to BAME employee career progression to..

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10 Ways to Remove Gender Bias from Job Descriptions
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10 Ways to Remove Gender Bias from Job Descriptions

The newest report from Glassdoor Economic Research, “The Pipeline Problem: How College Majors Contribute to the Gender Pay Gap revealed that nine of the 10 highest paying majors we examined..

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