National Diversity Awards Blog
YouTube stopped hiring white men in attempt to boost diversity.
YouTube stopped hiring white and Asian men in a blunt attempt to make the company more diverse, a lawsuit claims.

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LIVERPOOL CELEBRATES ITS BEST CHINESE NEW YEAR TO DATE
FAMILIES, FRIENDS, LIONS, UNICORNS AND DRAGONS LINED THE STREETS OF LIVERPOOL TO CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE DOG. As the

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Report on gender equality in Psychology departments
Two key issues for Psychology have been confirmed by a survey of progress towards gender equality in Psychology departments across

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Lloyds sets ethnic diversity target for senior roles
Lloyds Banking Group is to become the first FTSE 100 firm to set an ethnic diversity target for senior management

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Tech Talent Charter among UK initiatives to boost diversity in tech
The UK government ended the first month of 2018 with an agreement to sign the Tech Talent Charter diversity initiative,

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Avril Hitman: What next?
There is still much to do in the world of inclusion and equality, even in the 21st century.  Individuals with

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Interview with 2017 Lifetime Achiever Award Winner – Avril Hitman.
Avril founded Magpie Dance in 1985 as an inclusive contemporary dance company for people with learning disabilities, developing an innovative

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Suranne Jones calls for gender equality and equal pay with 50/50 badge at the NTAs
Suranne Jones made quite the statement at the National Television Awards last night. Not only did she collect the award

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Britain’s most successful companies have women in senior roles
Britain’s most successful companies tend to have a large proportion of women in senior management roles but the UK lags behind

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER…
Liverpool is an amazing place. One of those places you need to visit again and again to get the real

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UK Ups Efforts To Fight Antisemetism Across a Variety of Fields
  A Week ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, initiatives to tackle antisemetism in the UK are being unveiled in a

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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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