Defining the journey towards diversity

Achieving a high standard of diversity in the workplace has become increasingly important – especially given the spotlight that has been shone on this aspect of business life by the recent global pandemic and the growing awareness of racial inequality around the world. For larger businesses there are also greater reporting requirements in this area from regulators and government.

From Struggle To Success

Oxford Professional Consulting is Oxford’s premier consultancy for Executive Business Coaching and Leadership Communication. Led by Alison Haill, Principal Consultant and Founder, who hand-picks associates to suit individual contracts. The company has clients in the UK and abroad.

International Women’s Day

A hundred years ago the first women were being admitted as Solicitors. It was a huge milestone following the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919. Who would have thought it back then, that the profession is now full of women practising in all sectors of the profession. In July 2019, 63.1% of new admissions were women.

Gender bias in the workplace

8th March marks International Women’s Day. This year’s campaign theme is #BreakTheBias, and its focus is on ‘creating a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination, and creating gender equality in workplaces, communities, schools and more’.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Numerous studies show that Black, Asian and minority ethnic employees still face significant barriers in the workplace. From recruitment and progression to reaching leadership positions, there are strategies that organisations can adopt to improve team representation from entry level all the way through to boardroom.