Tags: Gay rights

Ed Johnson: The importance of mentoring programmes for LGBTQ+ employees

It’s LGBTQ History month. In our first in a series of opinion pieces  Ed Johnson discusses the importance of mentoring in improving LGBTQ D&i in the workplace.

Are your maternity policies inclusive of same-sex couples? asks Stonewall’s Simon Feeke

We recently interviewed Simon Feeke, who is Head of Workplace at the gay rights organisation Stonewall. We asked him about their recent campaign to tackle homophobia in the workplace. Stonewall have launched a national campaign to tackle ´endemic levels of homophobia´ in Britain’s workplaces. What do you mean by endemic? YouGov polling conducted on behalf of…

Endemic levels of homophobia in Britain’s workplaces, say Stonewall

Stonewall have launched a national campaign to tackle endemic levels of homophobia in Britain’s workplaces. Featuring two people at work, the campaign states clearly that: ‘One is gay. If that bothers people, our work continues’. The campaign comes in response to YouGov polling which shows that in the last five years 2.4m people of working…

Bank bosses battling for top gong at ‘Gay Oscars’

Banking chiefs are set to battle it out for a top gong at Britain’s ‘Gay Oscars’ later this year. Chris Sullivan, CEO Corporate Banking Division at RBS, Curt Hess, CEO Europe Middle East and Business Banking at Barclays, and Ian Fisher, Head of Investment Banking for Societe General, are all in the running to be…

Ernst & Young tops list of gay-friendly employers

Professional services firm Ernst &Young has been recognised for its diversity and inclusion policies by being awarded the top position in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index. The annual list showcases the UK’s best 100 public and private sector employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Ernst & Young took the third spot last year but have…