by Mairead Nayager
Originally published: July 28, 2017
For businesses to succeed, ensuring diversity in our workforces is essential.
Embracing diversity, including gender, sexuality, ethnicity, experience, skills and capabilities, is not only the right thing to do, but makes good business sense.
Promoting diversity benefits commercial performance while enriching our work environment for all employees.
And with diversity must come initiatives to include and engage. Engaged employees are happier and more productive – a fact that cannot be ignored by boardrooms focused on financial performance or political leaders who need to close the UK’s significant productivity gap with other G7 nations.