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  • Diversity Mark Accreditation for Belfast City Council marks public sector first

    Diversity Mark Accreditation for Belfast City Council marks public sector first

    Belfast City Council has become the first NI public sector organisation to be awarded a Silver Diversity Mark in recognition of its commitment to promoting equality and diversity within its workforce. The Silver Diversity Mark accreditation includes recognition for the Council’s commitment to developing and implementing a Minority and Ethnic Inclusion Plan by February 2022.

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  • Alchemy Technology Services ranked number 11 on the UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Women List 2021

    Alchemy Technology Services ranked number 11 on the UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Women List 2021

    Congratulations to Diversity Mark signatory Alchemy Technology Services who ranked number 100% of the female on the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women List 2021. Workforce at Alchemy said,“Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work” This follows the company’s recent ranking as number 29 on the UK’s Best Workplaces…

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  • Belfast entrepreneur Nuala Murphy named interim Head of Business at Diversity Mark

    Belfast entrepreneur Nuala Murphy named interim Head of Business at Diversity Mark

    Diversity Mark NI are delighted to announce that Belfast entrepreneur Nuala Murphy has been confirmed as interim Head of Business. She will join Diversity Mark on a 14-month basis while the firm’s current head of business Christine White, is on maternity leave.

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  • FinTrU introduces Pregnancy Loss Policy for all employees

    FinTrU introduces Pregnancy Loss Policy for all employees

    Diversity Mark Signatory FinTrU has officially introduced a comprehensive Pregnancy Loss Policy which will be available to all employees across the company. The FinTrU Pregnancy Loss Policy caters for both the pregnant individual and their partner in the event of a pregnancy loss. Statistics show that one in eight pregnancies can end in miscarriage, and…

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  • Diversity Mark Signatory Roundtable Event ‘Gender Balance in STEM’

    Diversity Mark Signatory Roundtable Event ‘Gender Balance in STEM’

    Thank you to everyone that attended our recent roundtable event ‘Gender Balance in STEM’. This event gave attendees the opportunity to connect with peers from other organisations and sectors, and share ideas, challenges and good practice around achieving gender balance in the STEM sector. During the session, signatories completed a poll advising the main challenges…

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  • 80,000 Employees To Gain Greater Inclusivity

    80,000 Employees To Gain Greater Inclusivity

    We are delighted to announce that we recently reached a significant milestone with organisations signed up, working towards achieving and maintaining the Diversity Mark representing over 80,000 employees, with almost 40% of those companies based within the STEM sector. Four of NI’s leading IT firms – Allstate, Learning Pool, Liberty IT and Outsource – have…

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  • FinTrU awarded the Silver Diversity Mark for their commitment to diversity and inclusion

    FinTrU awarded the Silver Diversity Mark for their commitment to diversity and inclusion

    FinTrU is delighted to announce that the company has been awarded the Silver Diversity Mark for its continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Diversity Mark is awarded to companies following an independent assessment process which ensures they have reached the required standard of commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion. FinTrU is one of seven…

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  • Catalyst Champion Diversity and Inclusion within the STEM sector

    Catalyst Champion Diversity and Inclusion within the STEM sector

    Catalyst is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which supports the growth of the knowledge economy in Northern Ireland through innovation, research, training, and development activity. The entrepreneurial eco-system created by the team is home to many STEM sector businesses. Catalyst started their Diversity and Inclusion journey in 2018 and hold the Bronze Diversity Mark which has positively…

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  • Danske Bank Embed Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging into Organisational Culture

    Danske Bank Embed Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging into Organisational Culture

    Caroline van der Feltz, HR Director at Danske Bank outlines the approach to embed diversity, inclusion and belonging within the organisation. Their commitment has resulted in Danske Bank being awarded the Diversity Mark Silver accreditation. Danske Bank signed up as a Diversity Mark Signatory in January 2018 and have proved to be an organisation with…

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