Are men paid more than women in pharma?

Pharmaceutical companies have a huge role to play in our communities. Across the board, we know that accessible products and services are better for everyone. We also know that diverse and inclusive teams are happier and perform better. Research in the health sector has shown that more inclusive practices lead to more engagement of health...

Are you an inclusive leader?

Leadership is essential for inclusion. Leadership is a verb, not a noun. Improving workplace diversity and inclusion is high on the agenda for many senior organisational leaders, but how can they achieve this? Stephen Frost joins the Let’s Talk Transformation podcast to share key insights around: How to make inclusion a natural, embedded part of...

Are you missing this crucial element of inclusion?

Without psychological safety, diversity and inclusion will not be effective. Psychological safety allows comfort to admit mistakes and learn from failure. It builds a better culture of innovation and decision making, where everyone is able to openly share ideas. Building a diverse team and placing them in an environment that is not psychologically safe undermines...

International Women’s Day: Overcoming Gender Bias

Yesterday, 8th March, was International Women’s Day which saw social media posts focusing on women’s achievements, tackling gender bias, and challenging stereotypes. March is also the time of the year when UK companies of 250+ employees are required to submit their gender pay gaps (GPGs) to the government. As we celebrate International Women’s Day this...

Autism Acceptance Month 2023

Autism Acceptance Month this April 2023 serves as a reminder of the transformative potential of embracing all those within the neurodivergent umbrella, and implementing inclusive practices in your organisation. At Included we want to go beyond stereotypes. Over the next few weeks we will be exploring autism by sharing original and curated content. But first,...

Global Accessibility Awareness 2023

Today on 18th May, we join forces with millions around the world to observe Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to digital access and inclusion for the more than one billion people with disabilities and impairments worldwide. At the core of every successful DEI strategy is the belief that everyone should have equal...

The Disability Price Tag: A Personal Reflection

The Disability Price Tag: A Personal Reflection Well-known disability charity Scope, has released its latest disability price tag report. In these reports, scopes research endeavours to pinpoint the cost of living difference between disabled, and nondisabled individuals or households. The latest report states that the disability price tag is now £975 a month, per household....

Stress and Work-life Balance

Stress and work-life balance: what companies can do to support their people Last month was Stress Awareness Month. How did it feel for you? At Included we advocate for an awareness and reduction of stress at all times – but today we are running with the theme and wanted to explore one area of our...