National Diversity Awards Blog
BBC Bans All-White Shortlists For Top Jobs
The BBC has vowed to include at least one black or ethnic minority candidate in all job shortlists above a

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England’s diverse World Cup team is something to celebrate
England kicked off their World Cup campaign  by putting their faith in youth as they took on Tunisia and won

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UK’s biggest nursing union urges employers to end racism in the NHS
The call came on the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush. The UK’s biggest nursing union has

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How a group of Mancunian solicitors are pressing forward in fight for gender equality
The initiative involves independent mentoring and coaching, special events with inspirational women speakers, regular communications highlighting the visibility of women

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Lewis Hamilton says society is ‘in stone age’ on equal pay and racial equality
Lewis Hamilton says society is “still in the stone age” when it comes to issues such as women’s pay rights

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‘We’re now confusing diversity and equality. Which is our priority?’
  What do we mean by diversity? And why is it good – or not? For all the myriad debates

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Wrexham Inclusion Football Club compete in UK’s biggest disability football tournament
  25 representatives from the Wrexham Inclusion Football Club have set off to take part in one of the biggest

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TV transgender couple announced as keynote speakers for TTG LGBT Conference
A transgender couple whose wedding grabbed national newspaper headlines this year have been announced as the keynote speakers at this

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How airports are improving travel for passengers with hidden disabilities
UK airports are making progress when it comes to helping passengers with hidden disabilities, according to a new report published by the UK

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Disabled Man Wins Landmark Discrimination Case
A 64 year old London man with Multiple Sclerosis has won his claim of disability discrimination against a management company

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Paddy McGuinness launching a new series about life as the father of autistic children
Paddy McGuinness has revealed that he plans to launch a new TV show about his life as the father of

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Charities who help people with disabilities receive UK aid funding boost
Charities which help people with disabilities in developing countries have been given a major funding boost. AbleChild Africa, Humanity and

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GOOGLE MAKES SALAD EMOJI VEGAN TO PROMOTE ‘INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY’
The number of eateries that offer vegan-friendly dishes has been on the rise in recent times, with popular chain restaurants

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Britain’s Got Talent: Is Lost Voice Guy’s win a watershed moment for disability?
On Sunday evening, Britain’s Got Talent drew to a close and this year’s winner was crowned. Nothing unusual there. But

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The spirit of Harry and Meghan can revitalise our divided nation.
The royal wedding was an extraordinary event, it showed the face of a better Britain – open, forward-thinking, positive. The

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All-male job shortlists banned by accountancy giant PwC
Previous sponsor of the National Diversity Awards & Accountancy giant PwC has banned all-male shortlists for jobs in the UK

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Pradeep Bhardwaj nominated for the UK’s largest diversity awards
Pradeep Bhardwaj, a local role model from Swindon has been nominated for the Positive Role Model at The National Diversity

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Wrexham football coach nominated for national award for his work in community
A WREXHAM football coach is calling on the community’s support after he was nominated for a National Diversity Award. Andrew

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Potters Bar solicitor could win diversity award
Priya Sejpal, a solicitor from Potters Bar, may win one of the National Diversity Awards. Sejpal has been nominated in

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Chester Pride in running for National Diversity Award
Chester Pride events provide an opportunity for parents and care givers to begin early conversations with children about diversity. The

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Britain slips down rankings in LGBT+ rights, Rainbow Index reveals
An newly released index has revealed a troubling lack of progress in LGBT+ equality in Europe. The 2018 Rainbow Europe

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