Advice and Opinion - July 2022

  • Importance of staff networks: The role they can play fostering diversity and inclusion

    Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 by Michael Briggs, Partner, Shoosmiths LLPNo comments

    Employee networks are voluntary groups of employees that come together based on shared identity or life experience. Properly organised and empowered networks greatly benefit those organisations genuinely looking to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace. What do employee networks do? Usually, staff networks will have a focus on traditionally disadvantaged or marginalised areas of society such ...

  • How diversity and inclusion can give your business an operational edge

    Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 by Zena Gridley, Partner. Operational Restructuring, PwCNo comments

    Boosting diversity and inclusion is not only the morally right thing to do. It can also strengthen operational resilience, bridge talent gaps and improve your ability to adapt, transform and compete. How can your business capitalise on the diversity dividend? The past two years have pushed operational resilience to the limits. Even as the economy stabilises and the focus shifts to the future, ...

  • Diversity Reporting In The Uk: Considerations For Effective Reporting

    Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 by Katherine Moore and Amir Farah-AbadiNo comments

    With the publication of new guidance for companies reporting on diversity, we take a look at the findings and on the wider context of diversity reporting in the UK. Diversity and inclusion has become increasingly important for businesses, with growing expectations towards commitment not only from the workforce but also from clients and customers, investors and suppliers. In recent years the UK ...