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Introduction to Diversity & Inclusion

Event details

Date29 March 2017
Time10:00-11:00
Location

This Session will be held as a Webinar

The modern workforce is more diverse than ever and with current projections, this diversity is set to increase. Consider the following trends:

  • Over the last 10 years the UK has witnessed a significant rise in immigration with communities from Eastern Europe and Africa entering the workforce
  • More women than men are graduating from university, increasing the female pipeline
  • People are living longer and with the removal of the default retirement age, employers will be expected to consider how they include and accommodate older workers
  • Other employees, such as those from a religious background and LGBT expect to work in environments where they are respected for what they do inside work, not who others think they are outside of work

So we know that our workforces are increasing in diversity. We also know that an inclusive work culture is one where individuals can be themselves and where inclusive employers harness and nurture their diverse talent. But a question remains: Is this increase in diversity leading to an increase in inclusive working practices?

This question will form the basis of our free Webinar, led by Anne Marie Senior. Drawing on the latest research, case studies and scenarios from leading employers the webinar will also explore:

  • Diversity & Inclusion: What’s the difference?
  • The role of unconscious bias and how majority and minority groups really interact, and the consequences for talent engagement, retention and business growth
  • The role of staff and management behaviours in creating exclusive / inclusive work environments

We will also provide you with some practical tips on how to harness and motivate your people and how to create an inclusive work culture.

Who should attend?

Head of HR, HR Directors & Managers, L&D/OD Managers, Diversity Practitioners, Business Managers & Sponsors, Network leads.

Cost

Free Members / £149 Non Members

There will be a £40 plus VAT admin charge for cancellations received less than 5 days prior to the event.

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