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 now wants to take that further by integrating it across the Mars business. Mars has been at the vanguard of UK advertising’s drive to do a better job of representing society in its creative output. Its Maltesers brand won Channel … Read More

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 following scandals that have focused attention on the overwhelmingly male proportion of technology professionals. Eighty nine of the country’s largest employers of computer developers — with almost 400,000 employees — have signed up to the Tech Talent Charter, which asks … Read More

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 marriage equality, passing a bill almost unanimously to allow two people, regardless of sex, to marry. On Thursday the House of Representatives passed a cross-party bill after unprecedented national postal survey gave unstoppable momentum to legislate the historic social reform. … Read More

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 the fourth highest force in The Excellence in Diversity Awards: Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers list. The list investigates whether organisations have representation at management, senior, executive and board level, from across all strands of diversity including age, disability, gender, … Read More

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 the UK Government published its racial disparity audit. The Prime Minister’s spokesman insisted that the details on the new Ethnicity Facts and Figures website provided an “unprecedented level of transparency” about how different races experienced a range of public services from … Read More

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. DEFENCE SECRETARY Sir Michael Fallon has highlighted the importance of diversity in the British Armed Forces and acknowledged the contribution of African and Caribbean soldiers during WW1 and WW2, in celebration of Black History Month. Speaking to The Voice, he … Read More

The National Diversity Awards Announce 2017 Shortlist

Diversity champions from across the UK will gather at the magnificent Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool on 8 September 2017 for the UK’s largest celebration of diversity. Able Magazine is once again proud to join the best of British diversity as they showcase the outstanding achievements of those who have demonstrated their devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion in today’s … Read More

West Yorkshire Police shortlisted for National Diversity Award

West Yorkshire Police has been shortlisted in this year’s National Diversity Awards. The annual awards celebrate the best of British diversity and those who have devoted time to enhancing equality, inclusion and diversity in today’s society. The Force has been nominated in the Diverse Company of the Year category, having shown commitment in increasing the number of officers and staff … Read More

Ten facts about Liverpool

1. The city of Liverpool was created in 1207 when King John granted a Royal Charter which was written in Latin. Liverpool was once the “Second City of Empire”, eclipsing even London for commerce at times. 2. Liverpool holds the Guinness Book of Records title for being the Capital of Pop. More artists with a Liverpool origin have had a number … Read More