National Diversity Awards Blog
Call to End Workplace Disability Discrimination by Employers
Too many people with disabilities are being prevented from working because employers are unwilling to make reasonable adjustments, a charity

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Who is the Best of British Diversity?
‘Did we know that we were standing on the threshold of a very different and much darker new world?’ said

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Putting Disability In The Spotlight At London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week is always an exciting time because of the way it pushes boundaries, giving us a glimpse of

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Closing gender pay gap may take a generation says PwC
Women in the UK may have to wait another generation before finally seeing the gender pay gap close, boosting female

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‘Has being disabled affected your career?’ Guardian Taking Submissions
“Have you struggled to find or secure work because of your disability? Does your employer offer the support you need?

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Glasgow Women’s Library to Perform Stage Show for International Women’s Day
‘No One Can Harm Me Unpunished. I Am A Woman’ will be taking place twice next month in accordance with the

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Supreme Court in Search of Judges That Will Improve Diversity
Law society hopes court will better ‘reflect society’, as all of current panel are white and majority are privately educated men.

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Schools struggling to support children with mental health problems
One in 10 children between five and 16 years old suffer with depression, anxiety or conduct disorder, according to the

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Nearly half of employers hesitant about hiring someone with a disability
Nearly half of employers (45 per cent) are hesitant about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t

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UK boards stall in recruitment of female directors
Survey finds hires fall for first time as Britain lags behind Europe The rate at which women are being promoted

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NDA Sponsor Microsoft Seeking to Recruit Autistic Workers
Microsoft says it wants to hire more people with autism in full-time roles. The tech giant is to start by

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2015 NDA Winner Funke Abimbola Placed on Debrett’s 500 List
After winning the National Diversity Award for gender in 2015, Funke Abimbola has continued to prove herself to be a

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Arts Council must “radically improve” young person diversity monitoring
Arts organisations should understand the make-up of their young participants as well as they understand their adult audiences, a report

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Autistic & Proud
Despite my autism and my chronic bowel condition I managed to achieve ISTD grades in Dance and Drama with Modern

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Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn
Top award from PM for Black Cultural Archives patron Brawn Miranda Brawn, patron of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has won

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Disabled children with behavioural issues ‘hidden away’
Disabled children in England with severe behavioural and complex mental health issues are being “separated and hidden” from society, a

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MI 6 chief on why gender diversity is a matter of national urgency
MI 6 Chief Sir Alex Younger believes Britain’s got tech talent, and attracting the best and brightest means levelling the

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Gender pay gap starts early with 20% disparity in pocket money – study
Girls aged five to 16 receive £2.20 less per week than boys and are allowed less financial independence, report shows

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Hate crime towards disabled rises by 700 per cent
Other forms of recorded hate crime incidents seem to be dropping. Recorded hate crime incidents towards disabled people in West

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Flintshire-based RainbowBiz Thrives After Receiving Support from Business Wales
A social enterprise company based in Flintshire is thriving after receiving support from the Welsh Government’s business support service, Business

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Asda, Co-op the only retailers listed on top LGBT-inclusive list
Asda and The Co-op are the only retailers to have been listed in Stonewall’s list of top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers.

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