Diversity and Inclusion conference to run this week

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This new conference from Symposium Events will explore the latest thought leadership on what HR can do to promote inclusiveness and create a culture of diversity in their organisation.

There is just over one week to go until Diversity and Inclusion 2018 – our new conference exploring the latest thought leadership on what HR can do to promote inclusiveness and create a culture of diversity in their organisation.

Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace is an important aspect of good people management – it’s about valuing everyone in the organisation as an individual. However, to reap the benefits of a diverse workforce it’s vital to have an inclusive environment where everyone feels able to participate and achieve their potential. While UK legislation – covering age, disability, race, religion, gender and sexual orientation among others – sets minimum standards, an effective diversity and inclusion strategy goes beyond legal compliance and seeks to add value to an organisation, contributing to employee well-being and engagement.

Chaired by Dr Maria Adamson, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and HRM at Middlesex University, this conference feature speakers from RedingtonMinistry of JusticeHarper Collins PublisherTaylor WessingQlearsiteCarnival UK (P&O Cunard), the Equality and Human Rights CommissionMy Family CareAction for ChildreneneiRAFAtos, the Cabinet Office and more and will cover a wide range of topics including:

  • How inclusion differs from diversity
  • The business benefits of a diverse workforce
  • What happens when diversity needs compete or even oppose each other?
  • Current legal situations
  • Tackling unconscious bias
  • Inclusion in multi-national organisations
  • How to create a culture of inclusiveness and promote diversity
  • Reviewing the current progress of the Gender Pay Gap Reporting legislation
  • And more!

Click here to find out more or secure a ticket – limited available

Can’t make the conference? Stay up to date with our Twitter live feed using #SEDiversity18

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