Celebrate Diversity Month takes place every April and was first established in 2004 and aims to help people gain a deeper understanding of each other and appreciate our differences.
If you’re looking to improve your knowledge of diversity and inclusion and want to foster an inclusive workplace environment, we have put together a collection of some useful resources and information.
If you’re not sure how inclusive your workplace is currently, you can check using a free online tool from the CIPD. This will help you to get a better idea and the CIPD will send you a list of recommended actions after completion.
ACAS has a lot of helpful information for businesses at their website, including how to create a workplace policy and putting it into action. You can download a free policy template at this link. It also offers advice on recruitment, training, equal pay, dress code and more.
This video taken of a TED Salon event in partnership with Brightline Initiative provides 3 actionable points on how to be a better ally for those who are underrepresented in the workplace. The video explains how small patterns and behaviours can be damaging and easy ways to change them. “Change happens one person at a time, one act at a time, one word at a time”.
This handy guide will help you to educate your team on what personal pronouns are, how to use them and why they are important. It may seem simple but that small act of being respectful of someone’s pronouns could go a long way to making someone feel comfortable and included. Click here to download the guide from D+I.
Within the Filter Digital team, we strive to maintain an inclusive and welcoming environment where our colleagues feel they can contribute and collaborate. Small changes can really make a difference.
For example, we recently introduced weekly company meetings where we share our achievements and plans for the week ahead, this is a great way to help everyone to feel included and valued. Our team are encouraged to start discussions, make suggestions or raise any issues they may be concerned about.
Visit our about us page to read more about our company story and values or take a look at our careers page to see our upcoming vacancies.