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Positive Future for Positive About Inclusion

Positive Future for Positive About Inclusion

Delighted to share the following article from the Gateshead Council website. Positive About Inclusion would like to thank all of the staff at Business Gateshead and the North East BIC for their guidance and support. Positive future for new Gateshead business The...

Positive About Inclusion Commits to Race Equality Week

Positive About Inclusion Commits to Race Equality Week

Positive About Inclusion Commits to Race Equality Week February 1st - 7th, is the very first Race Equality Week – when organisations from across the UK can unite in activity to seriously address race in the workplace. The initiative is the result of a collaboration...

Diversity Webinar – New Year EDI ReSOLUTIONS

Diversity Webinar – New Year EDI ReSOLUTIONS

Diversity Webinar Thank you so much to everyone who attended our inaugural webinar on 26th January. In the webinar we: Shared our reflections on all that we have learnt during 2020 Gave an insight on what we believe will be the key challenges during 2021 Suggested 5...

Inclusive Leadership – Stop, Look, Listen, Think!

Inclusive Leadership – Stop, Look, Listen, Think!

Inclusive leadership is so important in sustaining an inclusive workplace and Board Members have a critical role to play. Here’s my experience of how fundamental a switched on Board can be. A number of years ago I was delivering Board Member diversity training, at the...

Stereotypes – In Defence of Karens

Stereotypes – In Defence of Karens

Can the use of stereotypes ever be justified? This year it seems the stereotype ‘Karen’ meme has particularly blown up. For those unfamiliar with this phenomenon which has been around since the Noughties, a quick google search will lead you to a white, middle aged,...

The Power of Cake – Having Difficult Diversity Conversations

The Power of Cake – Having Difficult Diversity Conversations

Having difficult diversity conversations doesn't always have to be difficult. A few weeks ago my 9 year old and I were watching the Great British Bake Off final in our usual position side-by-side on the couch. I love this programme for so many reasons and consider it...

What Gets Measured Gets Done – Metrics for Measuring Diversity

What Gets Measured Gets Done – Metrics for Measuring Diversity

The phrase ‘what gets measured gets done’ is particularly relevant for diversity and inclusion because the biases that perpetuate workplace inequality are in the main unconscious and as such creating an inclusive workplace takes more than policies and programmes – it requires commitment, planning, measurement and action.

Cultivating a Learning Curiosity – Diversity Training

Cultivating a Learning Curiosity – Diversity Training

It’s a scientifically proven fact that if we are enjoying something then we are so much more likely to remember it. That’s down to our dopamine. Dopamine is a type of neurotransmitter. All of our bodies make it, and our nervous systems use it to send messages between nerve cells.

Together we are Stronger – the Importance of Workplace Allies

Together we are Stronger – the Importance of Workplace Allies

Several years ago a large public sector organisation were looking to create senior sponsors for their staff network groups. A lesbian friend of mine was working at this organisation at the time and was approached by the organisation’s EDI team to be the senior sponsor for the LGBT staff network group.

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