Diversity Characteristics in Focus

 

Diversity is a vast subject. Legislation alone recognises nine “protected characteristics”. Then there are all the other significant ways that people differ, such as cognitive diversity, which have an important impact in the workplace. Important diversity questions flow from this for all businesses, such as:
Our Characteristics in Focus workshops bring just one diversity characteristics under scrutiny at a time.   Our inquiry looks into the realities and impacts the characteristic in question, eg mental health, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity.

We also consider the intersection with other characteristics, eg age and ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender.

And we go on to address what businesses can do to release the potential of diversity skills and knowledge in order to improve marketing and service to the customer and develop the workforce and so enhance performance internally.