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Included draws on its deep experience in academia, government and business to provide global thought leadership on D&I.
Our work has been featured in Forbes, the BBC, The Sunday Times, TEDx, the Financial Times, and a huge variety of business, management and industry publications.
Work needs to change. This Impact Report explores the impact inclusion is having in the Social, Economic, Cultural, Medical, Environmental, and Digital spheres and introduces our Impact Index.
Included Gifts of Inclusion
December 19, 2023by Anthony Small
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?
October 27, 2023by included
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
September 28, 2023by included
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...
Stephen Frost, CEO of Included, shares insights around inclusion in the workplace. From the development of driverless cars, to women of colour forgotten by history, Stephen walks through practical examples and their impact.

Though widely discussed, D&I can be complex subjects to broach. Stephen Frost, Included's CEO and editor of The Key to Inclusion, delves into the three-point conversation model to guide you through a conversation with your manager discussing diversity.

How can we be better at working with people different from us? Cultural intelligence is a skillset that allows you to work effectively and compassionately across a range of cultural contexts. Rob Neil and Lydia Cronin share the four key capabilities that you can train and develop to improve this skill.
How inclusive are your company’s end-of-year parties?
June 15, 2023by included
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?
June 14, 2023by included
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?
June 14, 2023by included
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...
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Hosts Shevaun Haviland and Edie Lush welcome Stephen Frost, Frost Included and Miranda Brawn, Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation, to discuss addressing inequalities in the UK.
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Learn how to practice coaching with inclusivity with Nick Basannavar.
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In this podcast, Stephen Frost about some of the challenges and opportunities that the Covid-19 pandemic presents for inclusivity and diversity initiatives in recruitment and also in remote working.
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By Stephen Frost (Editor) and contributors
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Building an Inclusive organisationLeveraging the power of diverse workforce

By Stephen Frost and Raafi Alidina
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By Stephen Frost and Danny Kalman

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