Test Your Team’s Unconscious Bias

Unconscious bias at work can make people feel left out, that they are being treated unfavourably and even discriminated against. It can also limit the benefits of diversity in the workplace. These out­comes are often not intention­al, although having workplace processes that rely on human judge­ment, from recruitment through to performance management, runs the risk […]

Inclusive Leadership Traits

Inclusive leadership is defined as “leaders who are aware of their own biases and preferences, actively seek out and consider different views and perspectives to inform better decision making” by the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (enei). “They see diverse talent as a source of competitive advantage and inspire diverse people to drive organisational […]

Equal Opportunities Policy Guide

With a written policy on equal opportunities at work, you can help to ensure that all members of staff are treated fairly and in accordance with the law. Below we look at the importance of implementing an equal opportunities policy, and what this should contain, as well as what the law says about employers’ obligations […]

Dealing With Microaggressions At Work

microaggressions at work

Most employers are aware that acts of unconcealed racism at work are unlawful, but perhaps a greater risk to their organisations are those less obvious, and sometimes unconscious, behaviours that may make the business environment discriminatory. Microaggressions at work are a type of behaviour that can make an employee feel they do not belong or […]