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Why The Link Between L&D and D&I is Stronger Than Ever

The pandemic undoubtedly accelerated a shift to remote working practices for organisations across the globe. Such a transition raised challenges and concerns for employers looking to maintain productivity levels and keep workers engaged. The key to this has been learning and development (L&D). Orga...

Why The Li

Taking a Diverse Approach to Employee Mental Health Support

In recent years, mental health and wellbeing have been a significant area of focus for organisations in all industries across the world.  In 2020, the pandemic exacerbated the need for employee mental health support as people tackled health issues and were forced to deal with the impact of lockdown...

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Confidence Returns to The Global Sports Job Market in 2021

While the impact of Covid-19 on unemployment remains a key issue, confidence in the global sporting jobs market has increased since 2020.  According to the results of the latest People Agenda Survey conducted by Global Sports, the period between March and July 2021 saw a 20% increase in confidence ...

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Why it’s up to leaders to shift the dial on diversity

As reported by the BBC in July, sport governing bodies must improve diversity in their organisations or face losing funding.  Following an "extensive consultation involving hundreds of organisations", funding bodies Sport England and UK Sport updated their code so that publicly-funded organisations...

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Exploring the link between diversity and sustainability

As a consciously inclusive talent acquisition solution, our purpose and passion is to ensure sport, business, and society becomes fair and fully sustainable for all. You’ll see this statement on our website, and it’s mentioned throughout our communications. However, some people have asked what susta...

Exploring

Why Team GB must reflect British society

A member of the Board of Directors of Sport England made headlines last month by stating that the GB team is not representative of the diversity of Britain and Northern Ireland.  In a presentation given to Sport England’s talent inclusion advisory group, Chris Grant, one of British sport’s most sen...

Why Team G

All or Nothing: Why You Must Address Socio-Economic Diversity

In our previous blog, we explored the issue of discrimination towards social class following comments made by Lord Digby Jones regarding BBC presenter Alex Scott MBE dropping her g’s during coverage for the Olympics. Since the establishment of the Equality Act in 2010, we’ve seen a laser focus on i...

All or Not

Why is Socio-Economic Diversity Overlooked?

Anyone keeping up with the latest Olympics news is likely aware that BBC presenter Alex Scott MBE was thrown into the spotlight after receiving criticism from former minister Lord Digby Jones. The complaint wasn’t about Scott’s knowledge, level of professionalism or passion for sport, but that she d...

Why is Soc

In Focus: The Football Leadership Diversity Code

In October 2020, the FA launched its voluntary Football Leadership Diversity Code to help drive diversity and inclusion across English football.  So far, more than 50 clubs across the Premier League, EFL, Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have committed to tackling inequa...

In Focus:

The female coaches who are changing the game

In November 2020, UK Sport announced its project to improve gender diversity across elite sports. It aims to more than double the number of high-performing female coaches by the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Former sprinter and the first woman to become a head coach at British Athletics, Paula Dunn MBE,...

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Why The Li...

The pandemic undoubtedly accelerated a shift to remote working practices for organisations across the globe. Such a transition raised challenges and concerns for employers looking to maintain productivity levels and keep workers engaged. The key to this has been learning and development (L&D). Orga...

Why The Li

Taking a D...

In recent years, mental health and wellbeing have been a significant area of focus for organisations in all industries across the world.  In 2020, the pandemic exacerbated the need for employee mental health support as people tackled health issues and were forced to deal with the impact of lockdown...

Taking a D

Confidence...

While the impact of Covid-19 on unemployment remains a key issue, confidence in the global sporting jobs market has increased since 2020.  According to the results of the latest People Agenda Survey conducted by Global Sports, the period between March and July 2021 saw a 20% increase in confidence ...

Confidence

Why it&rsq...

As reported by the BBC in July, sport governing bodies must improve diversity in their organisations or face losing funding.  Following an "extensive consultation involving hundreds of organisations", funding bodies Sport England and UK Sport updated their code so that publicly-funded organisations...

Why it&rsq

Exploring ...

As a consciously inclusive talent acquisition solution, our purpose and passion is to ensure sport, business, and society becomes fair and fully sustainable for all. You’ll see this statement on our website, and it’s mentioned throughout our communications. However, some people have asked what susta...

Exploring

Why Team G...

A member of the Board of Directors of Sport England made headlines last month by stating that the GB team is not representative of the diversity of Britain and Northern Ireland.  In a presentation given to Sport England’s talent inclusion advisory group, Chris Grant, one of British sport’s most sen...

Why Team G

All or Not...

In our previous blog, we explored the issue of discrimination towards social class following comments made by Lord Digby Jones regarding BBC presenter Alex Scott MBE dropping her g’s during coverage for the Olympics. Since the establishment of the Equality Act in 2010, we’ve seen a laser focus on i...

All or Not

Why is Soc...

Anyone keeping up with the latest Olympics news is likely aware that BBC presenter Alex Scott MBE was thrown into the spotlight after receiving criticism from former minister Lord Digby Jones. The complaint wasn’t about Scott’s knowledge, level of professionalism or passion for sport, but that she d...

Why is Soc

In Focus: ...

In October 2020, the FA launched its voluntary Football Leadership Diversity Code to help drive diversity and inclusion across English football.  So far, more than 50 clubs across the Premier League, EFL, Barclays FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have committed to tackling inequa...

In Focus:

The female...

In November 2020, UK Sport announced its project to improve gender diversity across elite sports. It aims to more than double the number of high-performing female coaches by the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Former sprinter and the first woman to become a head coach at British Athletics, Paula Dunn MBE,...

The female

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