Included Gifts of Inclusion

The Gift of Inclusion As the season of giving unfolds, there’s a unique gift we can all share – the gift of inclusion. Let’s take a moment to reflect on the profound impact that inclusivity has in our lives. Inclusion isn’t just a corporate buzzword; it’s a heartfelt embrace of diversity, understanding and acceptance in...

Has HR fallen out of love with Diversity & Inclusion?

Has HR fallen out of love with Diversity & Inclusion? In January 2005, I led the team at Stonewall that launched the first Workplace Equality Index. We came up with the idea to frame diversity and inclusion (D&I) as an aspirational positive (rather than simply a cost of doing business), and benchmark companies on their...

Inclusive Communication: Overcoming Accent Bias in the Workplace

Inclusive Communication: Overcoming Accent Bias in the Workplace Have you ever had your accent mocked at work? Banter isn’t uncommon in modern workspaces and can be playful when it’s reciprocated both ways, but don’t let your feelings become invalidated if you feel offended. Being made to feel insignificant and unimportant because of your accent is...

Impact Report 2020

Included‘s first ever impact report, released in 2020, reflects on some of the key themes, learning and success factors we have gathered in our global inclusion work since our founding in 2012, and the measurable impact they have had. Impact Report 2020 Building Inclusive organisations As the Head of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at the...

Impact Report 2021

Our inaugural Impact Report, published in December 2020, featured a number of our clients who made a commitment to inclusion and, working with Included, drove impact and saw results. We revisited our 2020 clients who shared their diversity, equity, and inclusion challenges, actions, and impact for this 2021 Impact Bulletin. We also share more about...

Impact Report 2022

Included explores the impact inclusion is having in the Social, Economic, Cultural, Medical, Environmental, and Digital spheres and introduces our Impact Index. This report includes: Included’s new Impact Index: Measure your inclusion journey. Case studies from Included clients such as the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Insight from our clients and partners including the Black Business Institute...

How inclusive are your company’s end-of-year parties?

Dear colleagues, Approach the holiday season in an inclusive way that celebrates and welcomes everyone in your team, as not all of your colleagues will celebrate the same holidays. From Christmas to Hanukkah to Kwanzaa, many individuals and organisations will take the opportunity to celebrate the end of the year with an event or gathering....

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...