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Beware of scams: Protect yourself from fraudulent messages

At Diversifying Group, we're committed to your safety and security. We would like to ask our candidates to beware of a current scam that targets job seekers. Fraudsters may reach out to you impersonating consultants with job opportunities or offers in order to get your personal information or request payment. It's crucial to be vigilant and verify the authenticity of any messages you receive.

Recruitment scams are not always obvious. Here are a few tips on how to identify a fraudulent message:

  • It’s from an unknown phone number, country code or email address.

  • It contains a link; these may contain malware that could be installed on your device so avoid clicking on these.

  • It contains sudden requests for payment or pressure to act quickly.

  • It contains poor spelling and/or grammar.

  • It contains unrealistic salary or working arrangements - if it’s too good to be true it probably is.

For your safety, we strongly advise:

  • Do not respond to these messages.

  • Do not share any personal information, banking details, or make any payments requested through these messages.

  • Report the scam message to your local authorities or the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) through their official website for further investigation.

At Diversifying Group, we might contact you by text message, however:

  • Initial contact will usually be via an email address containing or via LinkedIn.

  • We never send job offers or requests for personal information via text message to individuals who have not registered with our agency.

  • We will never ask a candidate to pay fees as part of the recruitment process.

  • We have an office phone number on our website, so you can give us a call if you’re not sure of anything.

Stay alert and safeguard yourself against fraudulent activity. If you have any doubts or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out to us directly using the contact details below:

15 Nov 2019

Diversity Lens - Issue 1

Nov 15

Diversity Lens - Issue 1

Diversity Lens

Welcome to Diversity Lens, the first ever newsletter from BAME Recruitment and! We’re excited to be bringing you useful information and opinions about recruitment and the world of diversity and inclusion. We’ll also keep you up to date with what our teams have been doing and what’s coming up. Thank you for joining us on our journey.
If you have any comments/content suggestions, or would like to contribute to Diversity Lens, please email

Women in Business Expo 2019 – keynote speaker: our CEO, Cynthia Davis

Last month our CEO, Cynthia Davis and team attended the Women in Business Expo at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre. Cynthia gave a passionate keynote speech on Diversity in Leadership. Here is a highlights video from the two-day event.

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CEO Cynthia Davis delivers a keynote speech at the Women in Business Expo 2019

Islamophobia Awareness Month

November is Islamophobia Awareness Month and throughout it BAME Recruitment is bringing our social media followers information about Islam, offering suggestions as to how you can get involved in stopping Islamophobia and celebrating noteable Muslims. Check out our Facebook post on 'How to help end Islamophobia' on the picture below.

DiveristyQ's D&I Practitioners Summit - December 2019

DiversityQ is a fantastic organisation that advocates and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and supports organisations in creating a culture where everyone is heard and respected. Their Diversity and Inclusion Practitioners Summit takes place in London on 6th December 2019 and our CEO, Cynthia Davis will be moderating one of the panel discussions.

Hear from employers, industry experts, out of the box thinkers, advocates and enthusiast about what actions are most powerful in transforming workplace cultures, with examples that everyone can learn from and adopt within their organisations. To book your place click on the picture below.

Hampton Alexander Review – working to increase the number of women on FTSE Boards

The Hampton Alexander Review’s mission is to increase the number of women on boards in the FTSE 350 and increase the number of leadership positions.

The FTSE 250 have made strong progress in the last year with another 45 boards meeting or exceeding the target. This brings the total to 111 boards, just under half. However, the significant other half of the FTSE 250 still have work to do. Watch their video for an overview of this year’s findings.


Hampton-Alexander Review's overview of findings

Story of the Week

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce – the world’s fastest woman
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is one of, if not the, greatest sprinters of all time. This return-to-work mum recently took her 100m world title haul to four – more than any other athlete in history, including Usain Bolt!

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