Building an Inclusive Workplace Takes More Than Lip Service

  During a panel at last month’s IICF Inclusion in Insurance Forum, Angela Peacock shared her views on why companies need to stop paying lip service to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and actually take action to make it happen. Read about her discussion in full including what that means in terms of investing [...]

Why Networking Is So Important With Angela Peacock

  Angela Peacock was recently interviewed aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship in younger people. Read a candid interview with Angie all about past experiences and what she's learned throughout her years working in D&I.   Why Networking Is So Important With Angela Peacock   Don't forget to follow us on LinkedIn for our latest updates and [...]

By |2020-11-05T13:13:44+00:00November 5th, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on Why Networking Is So Important With Angela Peacock

It’s Time to Clearly Articulate the Business Case for Inclusion

  The dynamics around inclusion are a crucial differentiator for companies – and early signs suggest that the COVID-19 crisis could deepen those trends, according to a recent McKinsey report. The management consultancy says companies that already see inclusion and diversity as a strength are likely to leverage it to bounce back faster – and [...]

By |2020-11-05T13:06:42+00:00November 5th, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on It’s Time to Clearly Articulate the Business Case for Inclusion

BAME Workers Have Been Under-protected During the Pandemic

  A new report carried out by Doreen Lawrence and commissioned by the Labour Party, An Avoidable Crisis, found that BAME people are over-represented in public-facing industries where they cannot work from home and are more likely to be living in overcrowded housing, increasing their chances of coming into contact with the virus. The lack of [...]

By |2020-11-05T12:58:08+00:00November 5th, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on BAME Workers Have Been Under-protected During the Pandemic

Nine ‘Levers’ You Need to Pull to Speed Things up if You’re Serious About Inclusion

  It's time for organisations to stop talking about creating inclusive workplaces and start making it happen. And those inclusive workplaces have to be populated with a diverse group of people. Here, Angela Peacock shares 9 'levers' business leaders need to pull to speed things up if they're serious about inclusion in her latest article for [...]

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You Can’t be a Little Bit Pregnant – Just Like You Can’t do a Little Bit of Inclusion

  For organizations to be successful, they have to stop talking about creating inclusive workplaces – and make it happen. But that’s not enough. They also have to populate those inclusive workplaces with a diverse group of people – whatever that means to them, depending on where they are in the world.   Here, Angela Peacock [...]

By |2020-10-22T08:19:29+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on You Can’t be a Little Bit Pregnant – Just Like You Can’t do a Little Bit of Inclusion

4 Ways Business Leaders Can Keep the Allyship Momentum Going Beyond the Headlines

  Responding to a movement or celebratory date is an easy option for business leaders keen to demonstrate that they are at the helm of an equitable organisation. But allyship is not a short-term, quick-fix solution – you have to work at it constantly. Here, Angela Peacock shares 4 ways business leaders can keep the momentum [...]

By |2020-10-12T09:37:40+00:00October 12th, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on 4 Ways Business Leaders Can Keep the Allyship Momentum Going Beyond the Headlines

Allyship: How to Keep the Momentum Going Beyond the Headlines

  As human beings, we seek to take the easiest option – which is why responding to a movement or a celebratory date is so popular when it comes to workplace diversity and inclusion. But there is no short-term, quick-fix solution when it comes to practising allyship at work – you have to work at [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:09:00+00:00September 28th, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on Allyship: How to Keep the Momentum Going Beyond the Headlines

How to cultivate inclusive language in the workplace

  In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, inclusive language around race and ethnicity is particularly pertinent. Language can be used as a barometer of social inequalities. If employees are going into work and hearing negative comments about their identity, it will corrode the company's culture from the inside out. Yes, we are [...]

By |2020-09-28T09:47:03+00:00September 28th, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on How to cultivate inclusive language in the workplace

10 Top Tips to Help Business Leaders Rise to the New D&I Challenge

  The beginning of the lockdown saw many diversity and inclusion (D&I) leaders fall into the 'non-essential' category and laid off. But the Black Lives Matter movement has ensured that D&I is now firmly back on the risk register - where it always should have been - for business leaders everywhere. Now there is a [...]

By |2020-09-21T11:05:34+00:00September 21st, 2020|Blog, Latest Articles, PDT in the News, Press Releases, Thought Leadership|Comments Off on 10 Top Tips to Help Business Leaders Rise to the New D&I Challenge