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Blog - Diversity and inclusion

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion in Lockdown

Posted by Heather McIntosh 15/05/20

DandIIn our current working context while dealing with the pandemic, barriers to inclusion are likely to be even more pronounced. Our facilitator Heather McIntosh looks at practical steps we can take…

Living your Organisational Values in this Coronavirus World

Posted by Tracy Powley 25/03/20

How your organisation’s values could provide consistency and clarity in an otherwise shifting landscape ….

LGBT+ History Month - creating more supportive workplaces

Posted by Tracy Powley 14/02/20

In L.G.B.T.+ history month we look at some valuable lessons from leading Inclusion and L.G.B.T.+ advocate Shaun Dellenty’s work…

“It’s just a bit of banter” ... how jokes that go too far can affect our mental health

Posted by Tracy Powley 03/02/20

As we approach Time to Talk day on 6th Feb , we take a look at the impact that jokes and humour can have on mental health, when they cross the line and why we need to help our teams understand where the lines are…..

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….