Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Five strategies for better LGBT workplace inclusion - CIPD

by Cathryn Newbery  
Originally published: March 27, 2017
Publisher: CIPD.co.uk 

Experts at last week’s Economist conference provided useful insight for HR practitioners grappling with D&I

The line-up for The Economist’s second Pride and Prejudice conference – focusing on the business case for LGBT inclusion – was dominated by (mostly white, mostly male) chief executives seeking to prove to their C-suite peers just how inclusive and supportive their organisations are of LGBTQ+ employees.

But the nuggets of useful practice that HR professionals can take away and use, unsurprisingly, came largely from the LGBT contributors themselves – the ones who really know what a difference supportive employers and line managers can make. Here are some of the best bits of advice from the London conference.