Tag: diversity and inclusion in the workplace


  • Danske Bank’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Recognised with Gold Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Danske Bank’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Recognised with Gold Diversity Mark Accreditation

    Danske Bank has been awarded the Gold Diversity Mark, becoming the first bank in Northern Ireland and only the second company to achieve the top accreditation for its commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Diversity Mark was founded in 2016 and assesses company commitment to diversity and inclusion across the UK and Ireland.…

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  • Diversity and Inclusion Summit Planned for Belfast this Autumn

    Diversity and Inclusion Summit Planned for Belfast this Autumn

    Northern Ireland’s largest conference focused on equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within the sphere of business is taking place this October in Belfast. Billed as a transformative one-day event, the Diversity Mark Annual Summit will be hosted on 8 October in Titanic Belfast uniting over 300 business and diversity leaders in their quest for truly…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Women’s Progress in the UK Workplace

    Women’s Progress in the UK Workplace

    By Shruti Ambavat The United Nations marked 1975 as the first International Women’s Year and International Women’s Day has been celebrated on the 8th of March every year since then. This year, we take a deep dive into how women in the UK workplaces have progressed and how the legal system has supported that. Since…

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