A personal account of homophobia within the disabled community

Disabled. Gay? Whatever. Sometimes I wake up in the morning and wonder – why do I do this job? There must be easier jobs than being a diversity and inclusion consultant. Who am I to reduce inequalities in the world and at work? Can I ever make a difference? But then there are occasions and […]

Making a Dent in Inequalities

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Alfred Nelson is the Integration Co-ordinator and chair of the Embrace network at the Growth Company. I was excited when I came across Alfred’s work and the Growth Company because it is very much in alignment with the approach that I take to diversity and inclusion in the book that I wrote, Inclusive Growth.

Making a Dent in Inequalities

Headshot of Alfred Nelson

Alfred Nelson is the Integration Co-ordinator and chair of the Embrace network at the Growth Company. I was excited when I came across Alfred’s work and the Growth Company because it is very much in alignment with the approach that I take to diversity and inclusion in the book that I wrote, Inclusive Growth.

Getting diversity and inclusion into the DNA of your organisation

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Toby’s route into diversity, inclusion and accessibility I was working very closely with our Chief Operating Officer within the technology department. He was concerned, along with the rest of the senior leadership team that we didn’t have enough women working in the department. At the time the BBC had a 50-50 gender split but within […]

The GC Index: an Organisational Game Changer

Dr John Mervyn-Smith

In this conversation Dr John Mervyn-Smith talked me through The GC Index which is the world’s first Organimetric connecting people and business with data that organisations have never had before.

The GC Index: an Organisational Game Changer

Dr John Mervyn-Smith

In this conversation Dr John Mervyn-Smith talked me through The GC Index which is the world’s first Organimetric connecting people and business with data that organisations have never had before.

Brave Conversations Opening the Door to the Unsaid

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Helen Farmer is a diversity and inclusion and social mobility consultant, activist and speaker. In this episode of the Inclusive Growth show, Helen and I talked about the need to be brave and have frank conversations when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Brave Conversations Opening the Door to the Unsaid

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Helen Farmer is a diversity and inclusion and social mobility consultant, activist and speaker. In this episode of the Inclusive Growth show, Helen and I talked about the need to be brave and have frank conversations when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

EMERGENCY BLOG: Respect and Inclusion for Ukrainian and Russian colleagues

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As diversity and inclusion practitioners, HR leaders, and business leaders, we must step up again (like we have done during the pandemic). It is imperative that we create an environment of respect and inclusion for Ukrainian, Russian and Eastern European colleagues in our organizations. As employers, it is our duty to support these colleagues during this extremely difficult time.

A is for Acceptance

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In this conversation, I spoke with gender identity speaker, consultant and specialist Cynthia Fortlage. We spoke about her lived experience, how it brought her to this work and she shared her insights and unique method, not only of seeing the world, but making it a more inclusive space for all marginalised groups of people.