ageing workforce

4 Ways Employers Can Prepare for an Ageing Workforce

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A report by the University of Oxford shows that by 2040 almost one in seven people will be over the age of 75. It’s a pressing issue for UK employers with almost a quarter admitting they are not prepared for a growing number of older workers. With the combination of longer life expectancies and raised retirement ages, and fewer […]

4 reasons to care about diversity and inclusion

4 Reasons to Care about Diversity and Inclusion

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Businesses should care deeply about diversity and inclusion. A diverse and inclusive workplace is the best way to increase performance and innovation. Aside from business benefits, diversity and inclusion are really important to keep campaigning for in society as a whole. We live in a diverse world rich with alternating perspectives and worldviews, and it’s […]

the business case for diversity in tech

The Business Case for Diversity in Tech

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There’s a connection between a diverse and inclusive workplace and the state of diversity and inclusion in wider society. Businesses have the power to drive social change by hiring a more diverse workforce. The business case for more diversity in tech is astounding. For businesses, it’s been proven that a diverse workplace is also a […]

gender pay gap in tech

The Gender Pay Gap in Tech

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In the UK’s growing digital market, employees can expect to earn better salaries than the rest of the economy. A report conducted by Tech Nation has concluded that the average advertised salary for digital roles is just under £50,000, which is 36% higher than the national average. Over the years, the advertised pay for digital […]

faith initiatives

5 Organisations with Faith Initiatives

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For businesses and organisations in the UK, having an indication of how many people in the UK workforce behold religion as important in their daily lives is really important because it provides direction for them to put faith initiatives and network groups in place to ensure people feel included at work. In the most recent […]

7 top job hunting tips for 202

7 Job Hunting Tips for 2020

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Whether you’re searching for your first job after University, or you’re an experienced job hunter, landing a new job can be stressful and at times quite an overwhelming experience. There are multiple ways you can make your job search smoother, and more likely to end in the success of a job offer. We’ve compiled our […]

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What Does BAME Stand For?

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BAME is an acronym for ‘Black, Asian and Minority Ethic’. It is used as a collective term by the media, recruiting teams, the government and public bodies as a way of referring to ethnic minority groups in society. BAME is rooted in the anti-racist movement in the mid to late 1970s whereby political activists came […]

top 10 books for diversity and inclusion in tech

Top 10 Books for Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

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We have compiled a list of what we believe to be the top 10 books for diversity and inclusion in tech that anyone working in, or looking to get into the sector should read. These books help with expanding knowledge of how to navigate differences in the workplace such as culture, gender, race, age, socioeconomic and education.

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What is Inclusion? And Why Is It Important in Tech?

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When working towards creating a more diverse workforce, it is important to be mindful of the difference between having a diverse team and being inclusive. If you have a diverse team but people don’t feel included, some may see this as a metric highlighting a failing diversity and inclusion strategy. Inclusion is a vital component […]

Workplace Diversity and Mental Health in Tech

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Tech is a fast moving industry and for people who work in the sector it means there are increasing pressures to keep up with the pace of the demands of the digital age. Factors such as long working days, the gender pay gap, and lack of inclusion and diversity are all contributing factors to poor […]