|Diversity and Inclusion Insights
Employers urged to take a stand against racism
Companies are hastening to demonstrate their public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, but are their employees feeling the effects of this in their firsthand experience of the workplace?
The CEO of Avanade, a management consulting company, gave employees the option to take an afternoon off in light of this highly charged period. She suggested this time to be used to mourn, learn, and reflect on the impact of racial injustices in our society. Employers should be checking in with their staff right now, allowing time off for demonstrations and developing diversity and inclusion policies.
Read time: 4 minutes
Inclusion Bites Podcast
The brilliant and insightful podcast, Inclusion Bites has released their latest episode - Why We Need A More Open Dialogue on Race. Inclusion specialist Joanne Lockwood talks with Britain's first openly gay black (former) police officer, Gamal ‘G’ Turawa. If you’re continuing to be proactive in hearing different voices during this movement, this conversation is well worth a listen. Click the picture below to listen now!
Listen time: 1hr 10
BAME Recruitment's mini-series on Black-owned businesses
Last week we began a campaign on our social media platforms to spotlight some of the best Black-owned businesses in a variety of different industries. Supporting Black business owners is a simple and proactive way to show your support for the Black community right now, and begin to address the racial imbalances in our economy. See one of our posts below and click through to see the rest of the series.