Copy
Top Story 
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, we celebrate 20 people who, in diverse ways, are making a difference to the wellbeing of millions. Discover their projects, and see which may be helpful to you. Continue reading... 
More news articles...
Anthony Brown: the man who resisted deportation – then fought tirelessly for Windrush survivors

When he applied to university in the 80s, Brown was told to leave the UK. Decades later, finally awarded a law degree, he set about helping people who had been targeted by the Home Office. Continue reading...
Over 50 percent still think diversity and inclusion is 'political correctness' 


A poll carried out by leading training provider RightTrack Learning has revealed that 51% of people associate the term ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’ with ‘political correctness’. Continue reading...
 
Mandatory voter ID would dangerously undermine UK democracy

Proposals to introduce mandatory voter ID, as unveiled in today’s Queen’s speech, are a dangerous attack on our democratic rights that could lead to millions of legitimate voters being locked out of the polling station on election day. Continue reading... 
Liz Cambage: Australian criticises Olympic team photo shoot

An Australian basketball player has threatened to boycott the upcoming Olympics due to an alleged lack of diversity in a promotional photo shoot. An image released this week did not feature any athletes of colour. Continue reading... 
Covid has damaged older workers’ employment prospects, figures show

The over-50s made up more than a quarter of the 1.3 million people who were furloughed, and 3 in 10 of those workers on furlough believe there is a 50 per cent or higher chance that they will lose their job when the scheme ends. Continue reading... 
Stress and anxiety is biggest wellbeing problem for UK workers

New research by GRiD, the industry body for the group risk sector, has found that almost 79 per cent of workers currently have health and wellbeing concerns. The most prevalent problem was stress and anxiety – with almost two-thirds struggling with this. Continue reading... 
New Blog
Take a read of our latest blog where guest writer Tumininu Folorunso discusses how the lack of Black managers in football can have a detrimental effect on young Black people interested in this sport. Click here to read the full article.
New Podcast
Tune into our latest podcast episode with guest Niall Simpson, Senior Recruitment Consultant for WISER Elite, hosted by Nikki Tapper.

With a degree and masters in Sports Science, Niall discusses why a career in Tech/Software Sales was an unpredictable career move, yet totally necessary. In 2020, Niall founded Black Tech Sales Network with the goal to increase the representation of black commercial professionals working in the technology industry.

Find out why Niall believes this will change the diverse landscape of the whole industry. Click here to listen
Forward this newsletter to a friend and share the EDI insights! Forward this newsletter to a friend and share the EDI insights!
Book a consultation with us today or to find out more about how we can help you, visit our website
Contact us

1 Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BD
+44 (0) 121 616 0155
LinkedIn
Twitter
Instagram
Website
Email
Copyright © 2021 The Equal Group, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp