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The Network Group that Means Business

Supporting Diverse Thinking in the Workplace Fusion at Macquarie was established in 2017. With an active membership of ~20% of the London office, Fusion seeks to connect and engage colleagues of different race, ethnicity, culture and faith. By understanding how history, race, ethnicity and culture shapes each of us, Fusion aims to promote a workplace…

An Inclusive Approach from Start to Finish

Recruitment, Retainment and Promotion Jat Bains – certified Workplace Hero – explains what Macfarlanes is doing to foster an inclusive workplace environment. At Macfarlanes our focus is to foster an inclusive culture throughout the firm, from entry level to partnership. It is about recruiting, retaining and promoting all groups in the firm fairly, and we…

Mind the Ethnicity Gap

It’s Only Up for this BAME Network Group Bernadette Thompson, from the Civil Service’s Race to the Top, writes about just how much network groups can achieve. Three years ago, Anita Bhalla invited me to co-chair the Race to the Top G6/7 Network. I said yes, and it is one of the best decisions I ever…

L&Q’s Check-Mate to Diversity

L&Q Are Playing Games… At L&Q, they believe that playing Cultural games is a good way of introducing yourself and your culture to others. “We know there are some wonderful benefits to playing games, which include being strategic, tactful, competitive, artistic and focused – which of course increases our ability to achieve more in life!…

‘We can’t be advanced if we are not diverse’

Allen & Overy invite you to ‘Think Differently’ Diversity is a subject that has been a priority for both Andrew Ballheimer and Wim Dejonghe since taking over the leadership of A&O in 2016. As Dejonghe comments, “You can look at diversity in two ways. You can see it as the right thing to do… but…

The Ideal Workplace for BAME Grads

RBS: The Ideal Workplace for BAME Grads? “I’m currently on my second rotation of the Commercial Banking graduate scheme and so far I have had an extremely positive experience of working in the bank. My colleagues genuinely care about their customer relationships internally and externally. It’s visible in the honest and supportive relationships that enable…

What makes an inclusive workplace?

Judy Kawaguchi on Why Refinitiv is an Inclusive Workplace. New to Refinitiv, Ethnicity Awards Top 10 Judy Kawaguchi talks to Alex Fergus about what makes an inclusive workplace. Refinitiv is a relatively new company, but Judy explains that the level of support she has received for her nomination is a clear indicator of inclusive workplace…

RBS commits to ethnic diversity

A Commitment to Ethnic Diversity. RBS’ strategy is to deliver a sustainable bank with a clear ambition: we want to be number one for customer service, trust and advocacy, in every one of our chosen business areas by 2020.  To achieve this we need to improve the bank’s performance for customers through our people, therefore…