Category: News


  • McAleer & Rushe Awarded Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    McAleer & Rushe Awarded Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Leading Design & Build Contractor, McAleer & Rushe has achieved the Bronze Accreditation from Diversity Mark, marking a significant milestone in their Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) journey. The Diversity Mark Accreditation is awarded to companies following an independent assessment process which ensures they have reached the required standard of commitment to advancing Diversity and…

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  • Gilbert Ash Achieves Silver Accreditation

    Gilbert Ash Achieves Silver Accreditation

    Gilbert Ash accredited with Silver Diversity Mark Accreditation. Gilbert Ash understands the importance of diversity and inclusion in its workplace and strives to create a welcoming working environment. As a patron of WOMEN’STEC and champion of their #NotJustForBoys initiative, the organisation is aware of the important role of supporting gender equality across the industry. Diversity Mark is…

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  • How to Ensure Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is for Everyone

    How to Ensure Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is for Everyone

    A new report on EDI co-led by the University of Oxford has found that most people support Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives, but believe improvements are needed to ensure they are relevant to their everyday experiences. The report is based on a study by the University of Oxford, UCL Policy Lab and More in Common…

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  • The Transformative Power of EDI

    The Transformative Power of EDI

    Christine White, Director at Diversity Mark, part of The WiB Group This article appeared in the Irish News on 16 April 2024. Equality, diversity, and inclusion. The three fundamentals of a society or workplace that prioritises fair treatment and opportunity for every individual. In my role at Diversity Mark, I’ve been fortunate to see firsthand…

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  • Could Flexible Working Lead to a Truly Inclusive Workplace?

    Could Flexible Working Lead to a Truly Inclusive Workplace?

    By Shruti Ambavat The Flexible Working Bill, effective from Saturday April 6, 2024, heralds a transformative era in employment practices, offering employees unprecedented rights to request flexible working conditions from the very first day of their employment in England, Scotland and Wales. One can argue that these changes are due to the disruption caused by…

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  • Tarasis Enterprises Awarded Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Tarasis Enterprises Awarded Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Tarasis Enterprises, headquartered in Co. Armagh, is thrilled to announce its attainment of the Bronze Diversity Charter Mark, showcasing its unwavering dedication to fostering workplace diversity, equality, and inclusion. Tarasis Enterprises combines a diverse portfolio of businesses in health and social care, housing, and renewables, that share a common vision – to create sustainable, innovative…

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  • Terex Achieves Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Terex Achieves Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Terex is proud to have achieved the Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation, a testament to their commitment and progress in championing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the organisation. “Achieving the Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation holds special significance, especially in the manufacturing sector,” said Alana Hopper, Site HR and DEI Lead, Terex. “Our industry has traditionally…

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  • Diversity Mark partners with BITCNI to promote Diversity and Inclusion

    Diversity Mark partners with BITCNI to promote Diversity and Inclusion

    Business in the Community (BITCNI) and Diversity Mark recently announced an exciting new partnership aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace throughout Northern Ireland. Within this partnership, a series of peer-learning and best practice-sharing events will be held specifically for EDI leaders. The first event was held on Wednesday 20th March at Allstate in…

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  • CITB NI Women in Construction Summit

    CITB NI Women in Construction Summit

    Diversity Mark was delighted to join the 3rd Women in Construction Summit with its signatory CITB NI at the Crowne Plaza, Belfast earlier this month.  Over 160 attendees & 20 speakers were on the stage sharing stories, giving advice and hints and tips for personal and professional development for women working in the construction industry.  Our…

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  • Baker McKenzie Launches New Domestic Abuse Policy

    Baker McKenzie Launches New Domestic Abuse Policy

    Global law firm and Silver Diversity Mark signatory, Baker McKenzie has announced the launch of a new Domestic Abuse Policy. In Northern Ireland, domestic abuse currently affects 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men, according to Belfast Women’s Aid. Domestic abuse is not limited to physical violence and can take the form of…

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