National Diversity Awards Blog
Diversity key to meeting childcare hours pledge
Men, ethnic minority candidates and older staff could be the answer to fulfilling a pledge to double free childcare hours.

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Sturgeon urges businesses to quicken pace of gender equality
The first minister has warned businesses to step up the pace of gender equality or the progress already made could

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Theresa May reshuffles ‘new generation’ of diverse ministers into Government
A raft of women and ethnic minority MPs have been promoted in Theresa May’s reshuffle, as the Prime Minister sought

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Exercise may reduce disability even in frail elders
(Reuters Health) – Sedentary older adults who start exercising may not reduce their risk of becoming frail, but they may

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Head of Yeadon transgender charity Mermaids gets diversity award
THE WOMAN in charge of a Yeadon-based transgender charity has been honoured with an award at a national event to

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Female traffic light signals a step-forward for equality
Crossing light symbols depicting women instead of men have been introduced in Melbourne, Australia with campaigners calling it progress for

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Sadiq Khan On His Plans To Drive Gender Equality Forward In 2018
MAYOR Sadiq Khan has unveiled a major new campaign for 2018, to mark 100 years since women gained the vote

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How Mars is expanding Maltesers’ diversity agenda to all its brands
Maltesers was crowned Marketing Week’s ‘Brand of the Year’ for its approach to diversity and inclusion in its advertising but

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UK employers join forces to improve tech diversity
Technology, media, telecoms and professional services employers in the UK have committed to improving the diversity of their IT staff

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Marriage equality law passes Australia’s parliament in landslide vote
Jubilation and tears of joy as Australia becomes the 25th country to recognise same-sex marriage. Australia’s parliament has legislated for

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Reds commit to building on equality and diversity work
Liverpool Football Club has been asked to introduce a pilot scheme which would allow supporters from the LGBT community to sit together

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New group to advise Wellcome on diversity and inclusion
The first meeting of Wellcome’s new steering group for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) takes place this week. It’s the next

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East Midlands Trains named as one of UK’s best employers for race equality
East Midlands Trains has been held up as an example for race equality in British workplaces in a new listing.

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Businesses buckle down on plans to increase investment in diversity efforts over the next year
More businesses are plugging investment into diversity and inclusion programmes, according to a new survey of hiring decision-makers by jobs

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Police force praised for its workplace diversity
Surrey Police has been ranked as one of the top police forces nationwide for workplace diversity. The ranking makes it

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Gender diversity on FTSE 100 boards may be worse than thought, according to new study
Attempts to improve gender diversity on the boards of FTSE 100 firms are stalling and female representation may be worse than

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The National Diversity Awards 2017 Post Awards Winners Interview – Joshua Beckford
Joshua Beckford is recognised internationally in over 90 countries for his extraordinary educational achievements. A 12-year-old child Prodigy who is

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Legal Legacy
  Becca Challis speaks to Funke Abimbola about racial prejudice and representation in the law industry. As graduation looms, and other

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Tackling racial injustice is Theresa May’s “mission in politics” said No 10 as audit published
TACKLING issues like race inequality in the provision of public services was Theresa May’s “mission in politics,” No 10 declared as

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Bringing Diversity To The Armed Forces
Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon spoke to The Voice about diversity in the armed forces and celebrating our war heroes.

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The National Diversity Awards 2017
If you have been following me on social media you may have spotted that I was nominated for The National

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