Challenge Start

Where to start

Where to start Where do I start when it comes to equality, diversity and inclusion? I’ve been tasked with addressing diversity, but I need support in getting started. I want to know how other companies are showing good practice on diversity. I’m looking for the options available to me in…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
Progress

Progress diverse talent

Progress diverse talent How do I increase the diversity of our people in senior roles? Our aim is to get more women or BME employees into senior roles. We need to retain our best diverse talent for longer. I want to get the best out of our current Board or…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
Manage People

Manage people/ performance

Manage people/ performance How do I increase employee engagement and reduce instances of unwanted behaviour? I want to upskill my teams in equality, diversity and inclusion. We have had incidents of discrimination, bullying or harassment that need addressing. I want to know more about mitigating unconscious bias at work. Our…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
challenge fair decisions

Make fair decisions

Make fair decisions How do we ensure our decision-making is fair and free of bias? There are aspects of our decision-making that might not be equitable. I want to make sure our recruitment and selection processes are fair throughout. We want to harness the business benefits of more inclusive teams.…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
Engage

Engage senior leaders

Engage senior leaders How can I engage our senior leaders with equality, diversity and inclusion? Our senior leaders haven’t bought into the diversity agenda. Our senior team want to pinpoint or articulate our business case for diversity. Our senior people need support on diversity strategy and action-planning. We hold facilitated…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
challenge culturechange

Drive culture change

Drive culture change How do we build a workplace culture that is more inclusive? I’m concerned that some groups in our staff/users are not treated equally. We already have a policy (e.g. flexible working) but it’s not being used. I need a definitive strategy or action plan on diversity and…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
IC Analysis

Data analysis and action-planning

Data analysis and action-planning How can we improve our diversity data capture and how we use the results? I want to know/understand more about the diversity of our workforce. I’ve collected lots of diversity data but I need advice on what to do with it. We’re already running diversity programmes…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
IC Challenge Compliance

Compliance/ accreditation

Compliance/ accreditation How do I ensure we are getting diversity right by law? I need to be confident we’re meeting our legal obligations on diversity. We need to meet diversity performance requirements set by our clients.  I want to build the diversity capacity/accountability of our supply chain.  I’m looking for…
Sonya
August 6, 2018
IC Challenge Benchmarking

Benchmarking/ business advantage

Benchmarking/ business advantage How can we gain a competitive advantage through diversity best practice? I want to know how we’re performing compared to the rest of our industry/sector. We need to develop diversity in a way that delivers real value to the business. We want to be recognised as an…
Sonya
August 6, 2018