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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.

Almost 50 percent of businesses have been helped by a mentor

Nearly 50 percent of businesses have been helped by having a mentor, a new poll to mark to mark National Mentoring Day has found. The research, conducted by leading Westminster based law firm Bircham Dyson Bell, found that nearly a third of respondents (33 percent) said that they had used a mentor when they were starting out as a business. On top of this almost a quarter (21 percent) had used a mentor to assist with marketing and just under 20 percent to facilitate introductions.