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  • Encouraging Respectful Conversations in the Workplace

    Encouraging Respectful Conversations in the Workplace

    By Orla McKeating, Business Executive How can we create an in inclusive culture where there are respectful conversations in the workplace? We had the privilege of speaking at the Encouraging Respectful Conversations in the Workplace event as a part of Belfast Pride 2023. This was a much needed, informative event hosted by The Labour Relations…

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  • Irish FA awarded Bronze Diversity Charter Mark

    Irish FA awarded Bronze Diversity Charter Mark

    The Irish Football Association has been awarded the Bronze Diversity Charter Mark in recognition of its commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion. Evaluated by an independent assessment panel, Diversity Mark helps businesses build more diverse and inclusive workplaces, through accreditation, insights, best practice and peer support. The bronze award is significant step for the Irish…

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  • LRA Industry Peer Event – FAQ

    LRA Industry Peer Event – FAQ

    Claire Webb, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at Labour Relations Agency recently hosted an Industry Peer Event for our Diversity Mark signatories. Following up from this session Claire recapped with some FAQ from the event and her wider EDI Manager role. Please note that these are tips based on Labour Relations Agency’s EDI journey so…

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  • Commitment to diversity earns ICC Belfast, Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall, Diversity Accreditation

    Commitment to diversity earns ICC Belfast, Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall, Diversity Accreditation

    ICC Belfast, Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall have been awarded a Bronze accreditation by Diversity Mark showcasing the venues’ ongoing commitment to gender diversity. The organisation, which employs almost 300 people across its three Belfast venues, is led by Chief Executive Julia Corkey, and has achieved a 50:50 male:female balance at executive level, with senior…

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  • Meaningful Action for Pride Month

    Meaningful Action for Pride Month

    Happy Pride Month! Pride is about acceptance and celebrating progress and to show continued and consistent support for visibility, representation, and equal opportunities for the LGBTQ+ community. This is also a significant opportunity to engage, educate and reflect further on what more we can do as allies and advocates of our LGBTQ+ colleagues, friends, families…

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  • NIE Networks Awarded Silver Diversity Mark Accreditation

    NIE Networks Awarded Silver Diversity Mark Accreditation

    NIE Networks have been awarded the Silver Diversity Charter Mark in recognition of their journey to increasing equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The company has set targets to increase disability and ethnic diversity across the organisation.  These include the creation of a diversity and inclusion forum, unconscious bias training for all employees, bespoke…

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  • Topic du jour – Workplace Culture

    Topic du jour – Workplace Culture

     Orla McKeating is our Business Executive at Diversity Mark. These last few months she has represented Diversity Mark at global conferences, listening to world class EDI experts as well as supporting fantastic local initiatives. She is acutely aware of the challenges organisations face when trying to fully embed diversity and inclusion into organisations. Culture is most…

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  • Law Society NI awarded Bronze Diversity Mark

    Law Society NI awarded Bronze Diversity Mark

    The Law Society of Northern Ireland has successfully obtained the Bronze Diversity Charter Mark in recognition of its commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion. Brian Archer, President of the Law Society, commenting on the accreditation said: “I welcome this award, recognising as it does, the Law Society’s work on diversity, equality, and inclusion. During my…

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  • Labour Relations Agency retains Bronze Diversity Mark

    Labour Relations Agency retains Bronze Diversity Mark

    The Labour Relations Agency has successfully retained the Bronze Diversity Charter Mark in recognition of their ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion within the workplace. The Diversity Mark is awarded to companies following an independent panel assessment and a ‘mark of progress’ that publicly declares a company has reached the required standard of commitment to…

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  • Datactics awarded Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Datactics awarded Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Datactics has been awarded the Bronze Diversity Mark Accreditation for its efforts in championing Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.  Diversity Mark helps businesses across the UK and Ireland build more diverse and inclusive workplaces, through accreditation, insights, best practice and peer support. Evaluated by an independent assessment panel, Datactics has achieved Bronze…

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