Jungle CEO named in the shortlist of the Business Book Awards 2020

Jungle CEO named in the shortlist of the Business Book Awards 2020

Teresa Boughey, founder and CEO of Jungle HR and Inclusion247, has started the year with another accolade when her best-selling book ‘Closing the Gap - 5 Steps to Creating an Inclusive Culture’ was named as one of only six books to be shortlisted for the Business Book Awards (BBA) 2020 in the ‘Exceptional Book that Promotes Diversity’ category. The multi award-winning Shropshire Business woman was revealed as a finalist for her first book on Wednesday 15th January at the prestigious BBA shortlist party in the company of many impressive and established authors. (more…)...
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Start Your Business – 5 Ways to Embed D&I into your Business

Start Your Business – 5 Ways to Embed D&I into your Business

It’s not unusual for diversity and inclusion initiatives to rise to the top of the leadership agenda particularly when deadlines loom on the horizon, especially those that involve a level of external scrutiny.However, creating a workplace environment which is inclusive for its employees isn’t synonymous with large companies but is as relevant to companies of all sizes and  at all growth stages from start up to scale up.    Policies and procedures can be beneficial for raising awareness, however these alone are not enough for embedding diversity and inclusion across all aspects of your business.  (more…)...
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Training Journal: Inclusion is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace, not just a D&I professional

Training Journal: Inclusion is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace, not just a D&I professional

When businesses travel along their diversity and inclusivity journey, it’s not uncommon for them to look to a diversity and inclusion (D&I) professional to come in with the hope of them being able to ‘fix’ their company culture. This tick-box approach may raise your diversity levels at face value, but without involving everyone in the workplace within your inclusion initiatives, you will not be able to create the sense of belonging that is so important when establishing an inclusive workplace. (more…)...
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Award Success for HR & Diversity Specialist

Award Success for HR & Diversity Specialist

A Diversity and Inclusion specialist who has made it her mission to help over 10,000 companies create an inclusive workplace has been announced as the Winner of the Most Influential Business Woman of the Year at the Midlands Business and Community Charity (MBCC) Awards. Teresa Boughey, founder and CEO of Jungle HR and Inclusion 247, was up against tough competition at the MBCC Awards, with 6 other individuals who look to inspire others and demonstrate authority in their field of expertise. (more…)...
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New podcast seeks to widen diversity and inclusion dialogue

New podcast seeks to widen diversity and inclusion dialogue

Whilst the importance of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is being increasingly recognised by large and small businesses alike, it is often seen in isolation or ends up being something that is only paid attention to when the next data is due. Here at Jungle HR we are passionate that inclusion should not just be prioritised when people are looking so our CEO, Teresa Boughey, has launched a new Inclusion247 podcast where she interviews a host of high-profile guests about their inclusivity journey. The Inclusion247 podcast is designed for professionals who want to create an inclusive workplace culture and make a difference to society as a whole no matter where they are on their inclusivity journey. (more…)...
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People Management – Employers too focused on diversity and have forgotten inclusion, says CIPD report

People Management – Employers too focused on diversity and have forgotten inclusion, says CIPD report

Employers should be spending less time focusing on diversity metrics and more on promoting genuine inclusion, according to a new report from the CIPD, which says businesses must tackle barriers such as poor progression and bias to introduce real change. I was pleased to contribute to this article about the report, Building inclusive workplaces, which was released 23 September 2019 to coincide with the start of National Inclusion Week. The report said employers were often too worried about creating a workforce that looked diverse, and needed to focus more on how employees with diverse backgrounds were supported and included once they were in the business. (more…)...
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