The Equality Act 2010 provides the legal framework to advance equality and opportunity for all. Since being mandated, it has been widely observed that businesses have benefited financially from championing diversity and inclusivity. However, there are many other benefits that can be realised by developing a diverse workforce.
Beyond compliance and legal requirements, when properly harnessed and engaged, a diverse workforce that combines a variety of experience, perspectives and abilities can generate a plethora of other benefits such as higher levels of innovation, productivity and increased staff retention. A long-term focus on diversity and inclusion should therefore tie into a business’s people plans as it will ultimately support the achievement of your strategic goals.
In our webinar on we discussed:
In the meantime, why not read our white paper on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
And of course, feel free to get in touch if you need help with embedding diversity and inclusion in your business via your recruitment and / or HR processes.