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Blog - Diversity and inclusion

Let’s talk about workplace behaviour - a new year’s resolution?

Posted by Catherine Hamilton 06/01/20

There is a huge assumption in organisations that people must surely know what appropriate behaviour means, but of course the trouble with assumptions is that they are often wrong! Our facilitator Catherine Hamilton explores what organisations can be doing to create more clarity….


Focal Point 2019 Highlights

Posted by Tracy Powley 06/12/19

We have had another busy year working with a huge range of organisations to create more inclusive cultures and tackle behaviour which crosses the line. Here are some of the resources you can access as a result….


Calling Time on Drinking Cultures

Posted by Tracy Powley 26/11/19

With Christmas office parties and client lunches looming, is your organisation guilty of putting pressure on employees to drink?

Where We Belong

Posted by Tracy Powley 13/11/19

We are delighted to have been asked to write for The Institute of Leadership and Management magazine for their happiness at work edition.

So why are we not doing very well at being happy?

Setting the tone from the top

Posted by Heather McIntosh 29/10/19

people with speech bubbles“Diversity and inclusion is an HR thing”…Surely a myth that’s been well and truly busted – or has it?

Our Facilitator Heather McIntosh looks at what senior leaders are doing … or not doing to drive the creation of inclusive cultures 

What is causing the Imposter Syndrome epidemic?

Posted by Catherine Hamilton 18/09/19

Imposter SyndromeOur facilitator Catherine Hamilton looks at how “excluding” behaviour could be fuelling the rise of imposter syndrome and what we can do about it…. 

Should we have an “appropriate workplace behaviour” dictionary?

Posted by Tracy Powley 12/07/19

DictionaryOne of the questions we often get asked in our workshops and coaching is “can’t you give us a list of what we can and can’t say?”  Is this the way forward to help bring clarity to the tricky area of what is appropriate workplace behaviour?

Managing Inappropriate Behaviour - what to do to create lasting change

Posted by Tracy Powley 13/06/19

The upside to all the headlines about inappropriate workplace behaviour is that organisations are starting to do something about it. But behaviour change needs more than one workshop.....

Why is the legal profession so far behind when it comes to dealing with bullying and sexual harassment?

Posted by Tracy Powley 20/05/19

HammerThe profession which should be the guardians of good practice and role modelling when it comes behaviour at work, has just been exposed as having one of the worst track records. Just why has the legal profession been so slow to act?


Just Banter … or is it? Thoughts for International Women’s Day

Posted by Tracy Powley 04/03/19

Banter can knit teams together; shared experience and humour can go a long way to creating a strong sense of team identity and break barriers down between team members. 

But it can also create barriers – in a way which erodes confidence and negatively affects motivation and productivity….