British Business Bank, Diversity VC and BVCA join forces to find out just how many female-founded SMEs have approached British VCs for funding, and how many have made the cut.
Diversity is increasingly important in today’s business world. Here, director of employee benefits at Sodexo Engage, James Malia, explains why it’s not something to brush under the carpet.
The most fundamental argument for increasing diversity in hiring is that there is a large, partially untapped pool of talent that has been previously overlooked.
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?