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FM and Workplace Trainer Partners with Element of Inclusion 

FM and Workplace Trainer Partners with Element of Inclusion 
08 December 2020
 

UhUb, who provides whole-workforce training solutions for cleaning staff, has partnered with Element of Inclusion to facilitate a deeper discussion about diversity and inclusion.

Aiming to create a better situation for key workers within the cleaning sector, UhUb has launched an educational course alongside Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey of Element of Inclusion.

Ashong-Lamptey is a globally recognised authority on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, who helps business leaders to build inclusive organisations.

November saw the launch of the first series of videos in the course that will be shared with the more than 7,000 learners currently on UhUb, to facilitate a change in discussion, knowledge and attitudes.

The course has been designed to be a jargon-free guide to what being truly inclusive really means. It is aimed at creating and facilitating discussion and awareness among individuals, groups or companywide on four key topics: race & racism, systemic racism, privilege and antiracism.

 

Only 31 per cent of Employers Publish Their Ethnicity Pay Gap

 

The findings of 2019’s Race at Work Charter survey shows that improvements in how organisations deal with racism in the workplace are needed.

In a survey of 188 companies, 84 per cent of employers were found to have appointed a senior Race Champion. However, only 41 per cent of employers have targets to increase the racial diversity of their boards and executive teams

63 per cent of employers monitor data on pay and ethnicity. But, only 31 per cent of employers publish their ethnicity pay gap.

 

CIPD Predicts Diversity and Inclusion Priority Will Continue

 

It seems that diversity and inclusion is set to continue to be a priority in the workplace for all manner of industries. A report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) recently set out the key trends that will have an impact on the future world of work, and how these will shape how we manage people in 2021 and beyond.

One of these was a clear focus on D&I – people professionals are predicted to be important drivers of change and improvements on equality, inclusion and diversity, in their organisations.

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Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 08 December 2020

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