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Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace

What are the benefits of an inclusive workplace?

An Inclusion and Diversity strategy is key to attracting the best talent. It’s also the right thing to do and will help retain employees.

  • Improved retention rate
  • Increase in productivity and company success
  • Increase in cultural awareness
  • More engaged workforce
  • Addresses the national technology talent shortage

Source - TotalJobs

Diversity matters to candidates too.

Businesses with a robust Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy are more successful. This also makes them an employer of choice for top talent.

  • Candidates are likely to reject a job offer if the company didn’t support diversity.
  • Inclusion and Diversity is critically important to employees.
  • Candidates want to know more about how businesses are planning on becoming more diverse.

Source - People Management

How can we help you build a diverse workforce?
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Does your team know their unconscious bias blind spots? Our education and training programmes can get everyone up to speed.

Our Inclusion Audit service places your end-to-end recruitment process under the microscope so that we can give you the solutions you need.

Know the skills you need in your business to deliver your projects? We're here to listen, plan and execute your ideal inclusive staffing plan, taking care of the details that will deliver a balanced candidate pool.

We've delivered many Inclusion events in partnership with key customers or with friends of Outsource UK. Our Diversity Matters series is ready to be implemented in your business. Have a look at our roundup below:

Find out more about our Inclusion and Diversity Audit

Our Diversity Matters events and seminars

Outsource UK Diversity Matters conference 2020

Psychological safety at work with Sign Solutions

Our February 2020 event in Birmingham in association with Sign Solutions brought together speakers and attendees from a wide variety of organisations.

With speakers and attendees from Brightside Insurance, Titania, Virgin Money, Belong2, and HS2, we explored the theme of safety, inclusion and being given permission to bring your whole self to work.

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Claire Farrow speaking at the NCSC OUK Diversity Matters

Inclusive Communication with NCSC

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, invited us to deliver our Diversity Matters event in London.

We focussed on Inclusive Communication, in partnership with speakers from NCSC, BAE Systems, Just Eat, Fujitsu, and See Change Happen.

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Outsource UK Inclusive Recruitment event

Inclusive Recruitment with Nationwide Building Society

In partnership with our neighbours in Swindon, Nationwide, we presented an evening of speakers to inspire inclusion in hiring practices.

With a keynote speech from the CTO at Nationwide plus speakers from Fujitsu, National Trust, BAE Systems, Royal Mail, See Change Happen and the Royal Air Force, we debated continuous improvements we can all make to our recruitment processes.

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Inspiring Manchester's Inclusion agenda

We took our Diversity Matters roadshow to Manchester to engage with businesses in the North West on their inclusion strategies.

Have a look at our film of the event at the National Football Museum!

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A diverse workforce can help address the tech talent shortage

In the UK there is a national technology skills shortage and a large number of vacancies that simply aren’t being filled. Our Future Talent Programme is designed to attract, train and deploy top talent trained specific to your business needs. By adopting inclusive recruitment practices, we tap into unforgotten talent pools and are able to find skills to grow your tech teams. Find out more about our Future Talent Programme.

Our Inclusion Ambassadors

Whilst we specialise in supporting our customers with their Inclusion and Diversity hiring plans, we also focus on our responsibilities as an employer. To find out more about inclusion at Outsource and to meet our Inclusion Ambassadors, head over to our Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance page.


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