Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace

Included are collaborating with Legal Island, a multi-award-winning workplace compliance company that works across both the UK and Ireland, to deliver an 8-part Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace certification course. The certification course aims to provide a thorough understanding of the main components of diversity, equity, equality, inclusion and belonging, and is devised and...

Jen Davidson appointed as Director of Client Solutions

London, UK, 29 May 2024 Included, the global, impact-led diversity and inclusion consultancy, has appointed Jen Davidson to be the new Director of Client Solutions. Jen joins the leadership team of Michelle Sequeira, CEO. This is the first appointment under Michelle’s leadership since Stephen Frost transitioned to Chair in March. Jen said, “I am delighted...

Mental Health Awareness Week

Taking the time to focus on our mental well-being has never been more essential. We believe that sharing experiences and strategies can make a significant difference in how we manage stress, anxiety, and overall mental health. This week we’ve asked members of our team to share some personal insights and effective tips that have enhanced...

Free webinar: Top DEI Challenges in 2024 and How to Solve Them

As we quickly move towards mid-2024, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) landscape is evolving rapidly, influenced by an ever more diverse and digital workplace. In partnership with Legal Island, this webinar, delivered by CEO Michelle Sequeira, is suited for business leaders, HR professionals and passionate DEI advocates who are dedicated to building inclusive cultures...

Being an Inclusive Leader

Diversity and inclusion can be another tool in your toolbox, and it can gradually become a natural habit by embedding it into your leadership practice. When we are able to do this as leaders, we enable those around us to be more open and honest. This in turn makes it easier to bring all aspects...

Stephen Frost to be succeeded by Michelle Sequeira as CEO

London, UK, 21 March 2024 Included, the global, impact-led diversity and inclusion consultancy, has appointed Michelle Sequeira to be the new CEO. Michelle will replace Stephen Frost, the founder and current CEO, who steps down at the end of March, after 10 years running Included. Stephen will remain on the Board as Chair, with a...

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...

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...

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...