Research reveals that companies '˜could do more' when encouraging inclusivity

More could be done to promote inclusivity in the workplace, a new study has revealed.

Friday, 25th May 2018, 7:06 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:47 am
Hannah Gibson-Patel

While nine in ten employers across the south recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce, more could be done to encourage inclusivity.

The YouGov survey was commissioned by RSM, a provider of audit, tax and consulting services.

It revealed that only 57 per cent of participants said their employer offers mandatory training to enhance knowledge and awareness around diversity.

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Hannah Gibson-Patel, senior HR consultant at RSM Employer Services

Hannah Gibson-Patel, senior HR consultant at RSM Employer Services said: ‘Organisations that embed inclusive cultures are more likely to make better decisions,

‘The issue of diversity is right at the forefront of the minds of millennials and the incoming generation Z in particular.

‘Address the issue well, and companies will gain a significant competitive edge.’