The newest court case, involving IBM, Microsoft and a chief of diversity, highlights the increasing importance companies are placing on diversity hiring.
The media seems to be flooded with talk around gender equality, race or sexual orientation. As the world came together last month to celebrate World Religion Day, we’re once again prompted to think about the importance of embracing a diverse workforce.
The need for a diverse and inclusive workplace is still a global topic of debate – with even the big technological giants Google and Uber being questioned over inclusiveness practices. As such, many are now looking towards technology to help solve this problem.
Everyone knows that creative thinking is one of the crucial building blocks behind every successful company – billions are made from good ideas every year, yet the equivalent is lost in equally good ideas that get buried or aren’t taken seriously.
David Docherty, CEO of the National Centre for Universities and Businesses (NCUB) and Chairman of Placer, explains how work experience can be used to inspire SMEs and help recruit the talent needed to power innovation.
Diversity and inclusion is an increasingly hot topic in society at large, but also specifically in business. What’s less clear, when thinking of the issue in relation to the corporate sphere, is what does it really mean?
As an SME owner, you may think inclusion is an issue for large corporates. This misperception assumes it is a cost, when in fact, done properly, can become one of the best free resources available.
In the midst of Black History Month, we put our feelers out to see how leaders are approaching the subject of corporate diversity.
October 2017 marks 30 years of Black History Month in the UK, but where do those of black heritage fit in with British culture and business?
Whatever your opinion, the controversy the recent Google sacking has caused is a fact. This story is an example of a company that has failed an employee. And how clashing opinions and a misunderstood code of conduct can cause backlash.
With a culture of diversity and inclusion at its centre, Fujitsu considers itself a “People Company” and Real Business heard how SMEs can get there too, as well as the benefits they can expect.
Google, a company that projects a progressive image to the wider world, has become the centre of a blazing anti-diversity and gender row that has occupied the headlines for weeks, and will continue to do so for some time.