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Why ESG Matters

Diversity
5 minute read

The world is facing an unprecedented acceleration of technology innovation, human migration and climate change marked by extreme weather patterns. It is therefore important for organisationsto consider...

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Ariane de Rothschild
 

Inspiring People
5 minute read

Banking, wine growing, hospitality... When it comes to investment, the vastly influential Edmond de Rothschild group has its fingers in many pies. At the forefront of the group stands a woman...

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BBC Inside Track - Biju Menon

FairHire
5 minute read

Thank you for coming onto the program. It's a really really interesting concept this, why do you think there is a need for this kind of technology in the recruitment process?...

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Blind Recruitment - What is it?

FairHire
5 minute read

For centuries organisations have been using the same basic recruitment process: Applicants send in their CVs, attend interviews or assessment centres and in the end, only a few ...

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LGBT community in the workplace

Inclusion
3 minute read

Have you ever held back personal information from your coworkers? Admitting to your colleagues that you spend all your weekends on the couch or that you hate your CEO’s...

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Do you have unconscious bias?

How to beat loneliness during self-isolation

Diversity
5 minute read

The world is facing an unprecedented acceleration of technology innovation, human migration and climate change marked by extreme weather patterns. It is therefore important for organisationsto consider...

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Remote Working Policies, Financial Performance

Inclusion
3 minute read

Diverse organisations are increasingly looking into ways to be more inclusive. When the world went into a lock-down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many organisations began to realise how remote...

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Coronavirus - Impact on Recruitment

Workplace
3 minute read

The global economic devastation created as a result of the coronavirus has been unparalleled outside of wartime. Businesses are being forced to rapidly adapt to continuous...

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Tim Cook
 

Inspiring People
4 minute read

He is a private man and has spoken of his reasons for keeping it that way, referencing in interviews that he comes from humble roots, and prefers the spotlight fall on Apple and their products rather than himself...

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The Halo & Horn Effect
 

Diversity
3 minute read

How many choices have you made today? 2? 5? It’s hard to pinpoint how often we are making decisions as without realising we make countless amounts on a daily basis. In fact, you are...

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Coronavirus layoffs in US Start-ups
 

Workplace
3 minute read

Most companies have recently been forced into making tough choices by the Covid-19 pandemic, but it appears that, perhaps unsurprisingly due to their ...

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Minouche Shafik
 

Inspiring People
4 minute read

After becoming the World bank’s youngest ever Vice President at 36 and having such an illustrious career in world economics, few can say that they are as much of a role model to....

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Is it time we ditch the BAME label?
 

Workplace
4 minute read

The acronym 'BAME' is commonly used in UK media, politics and industry. Standing for black, Asian and minority ethnic, the term derives from the movement of ...

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Vasant Narasimhan
 

Inspiring People
3 minute read

Born in the US to Indian immigrants, he spent his early school years in Pittsburgh trying to figure out how to fit in as an ethnic minority. Excelling in science and maths, Vasant had aspired to become....

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The Challenges of Remote Working
 

Workplace
5 minute read

As the current state of the world has seen a global rise in the number of employees participating in remote working, for many this unfamiliar process is bringing ...

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Unconscious Bias in Job Advertisements
 

Unconscious Bias
4 minute read

As shown in a McKinsey report , diverse workforces are more productive and work more effectively, due to the range of viewpoints and opinions which they offer. So, how can companies...

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Ukonwa Ojo

 

Inspiring People
5 minute read

Many women of colour are shifting paradigms, leading worldwide multi-million-dollar companies, and Ukonwa Ojo is no exception. The award-winning marketer, of ...

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Identifying Unconscious Bias
 

Unconscious Bias
4 minute read

It is likely that, to some degree, we all exhibit some form of unconscious bias. This represents the effect of our gender, race, background, culture, age and many other...

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Blind Recruitment and Unconscious Bias
 

Unconscious Bias
4 minute read

Blind recruitment is an essential step in the right direction in aiming to tackle the detrimental effects of unconscious bias in order to promote a more diverse and...

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Ajay Singh Banga

 

Inspiring People
4 minute read

Considered to be a ‘diversity champion’, in an annual ranking of ethnic minority role models in business, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga placed number one as ...

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Navigating Covid-19 with a Diverse Mindset
 

Diversity
4 minute read

For many firms, COVID-19 has proven severely difficult for business continuity, with only those companies deemed essential allowed to continue operation. As the health ...

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Why is blind hiring so important?
 

FairHire
4 minute read

No matter how open minded a hiring manager may think they are or that they think they would never discard a candidate based on their background...

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UK progress on workplace D&I
 

Workplace
5 minute read

It would in fact appear that the UK as a whole is far more ethnically diverse than is represented in the UK workforce and in fact more than half of FTSE 100 companies ...

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Christine Lagarde

 

Inspiring People
4 minute read

The former French minister for Economy, Finance, and Industry (2007-11) was born in Paris to two teachers. As a teenager she competed on France’s national ...

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Neurodiversity and why it is essential?
 

Diversity
3 minute read

Neurodiversity is defined by the Oxford dictionary as “the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioural traits, regarded as part of ...

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8 tips for a productive morning routine
 

Workplace
5 minute read

Research has suggested that a large amount of successful people wake up at the crack of dawn, giving themselves a chance to exercise, walk their dog ...

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The Truth about workplace Gender-Bias
 

Workplace
4 minute read

Unconscious gender-bias is something prevalent in the workplace. This article draws attention to the extent it is seen in companies today despite attempts to ...

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Sonita Alleyne

 

Inspiring People
3 minute read

Born in Barbados in 1967 and raised in East London, Sonita has had a successful career as a businesswomen and entrepreneur and has recently become the first black ...

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Ageism in the workplace
 

Workplace
3 minute read

It is UK law that one must not face discrimination due to their age. However, ageism in the workplace persits with a staggering 70.8% of UK workers ...

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