Society has come along way in accepting the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual plus (LGBTQIA+) community over the past few years. It has translated into our acceptance in many areas of our communities, including the workplace. However, we have a long way to go as LGBTQIA+ employees still face prejudice, discrimination, and inequality because
As the world becomes more understanding and accepting of the LGBTQ community, we expect businesses to do the same. While diversity in the workplace is becoming a priority, more still needs to be done to ensure the work scape in the UK is equal, safe and fair for all. So if you are currently recruiting
We all hope to be treated fairly when at work, but sadly this is still not the reality for a lot of the LGBTQ+ community in the UK. The Guardian reports that 34% of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the UK still choose to not disclose their sexuality at work. The National LGBT
So you’ve established that you want to expand your LGBT friendly business and hire new staff. Or maybe you’ve already tried and had little success. Recruiting the best talent is a challenging process. It can be time-consuming, costly and sometimes unsuccessful. On top of that, purposefully seeking out more diverse candidates, in particular talented individuals
Awareness for the business case for diversity is on the rise in the UK. While inclusivity and social justices are usually the first reasons behind these increasing efforts, it’s important to note that a diverse workforce can be a source of competitive advantage, and perhaps most importantly, a key enabler of business growth and profitability.