Workplace Diversity

Ian Thomas (formerly DCS at Rotherham, now Chief Executive at Lewisham) has called for positive action to address ‘the worrying trend regards the low percentage of black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) senior leaders in local government’.

‘for decades, BAME colleagues have been under-represented at this level within the sector’.

– Ian Thomas, writing in the Musical Journal

A call for positive action. Read full piece at source: Appointment panels hold unconscious bias

The Surprising Solution to Workplace Diversity

This TED talk by Arwa Mahdawi explores the recruitment process and how to maximise its effectiveness for an organisation’s diversity initiatives without allowing employees to simply “tick diversity boxes.”

Promoting cultural competence and why diversity matters

Rachel Wardell, ADCS: Diversity Matters

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