Training Industry – Diversity Is Important, but Belonging Is What Unites the Workplace

Training Industry – Diversity Is Important, but Belonging Is What Unites the Workplace

Despite the increased emphasis placed on diversity and inclusion (D&I) within both the business community and the media, a prevailing idea still exists that, once an organisation has brought on a diverse group of employees, it can call itself inclusive. Of course, diverse recruitment and representation are critical steps when establishing an inclusive business, but they are not the only requirements. Inclusive businesses see past the differences and focus on creating a true sense of belonging. (more…)...
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Mi Business Magazine – How to inhibit the impact of unconscious bias

Mi Business Magazine – How to inhibit the impact of unconscious bias

Whilst the uptake of inclusivity policies is increasing and workplaces are becoming more diverse, it is important to not only look at the structures in which people operate, but also within the individuals themselves. Without spending time educating individuals about their own beliefs, any changes you make in structures and policies will not be full embedded for the future as individuals will not see how their own beliefs fit into the wider picture or the importance of their own actions to the working environment of others. (more…)...
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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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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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