In the News2019-06-25T08:17:18+00:00
1811, 2019

5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap – Interview with Angela Peacock for Authority Magazine

  “We need to challenge the unfounded gender biases such as benevolent bias” with Angela Peacock and Candice Georgiadis Interview for Authority Magazine 16th Sept 2019 - 23 min read We need to challenge the unfounded gender biases such as benevolent bias — the bias of kindness, where I choose to make a decision about your career without ever consulting you. It happens to men when they are making decisions about the careers of women but interestingly it also happens to [...]

1311, 2019

The trainer and the tech – FinTech Futures article by Nic Girvan

Do we have technology bias? If you saw a group of students looking at their mobile/ cell phones while in a classroom would you assume they weren’t paying attention? In a world of ever evolving methods of learning, DIGITAL LEARNING can accelerate ways to reach, embed and retain important messages with more personal and meaningful experiences we may have not been able to achieve before. Our Global Head of Digital Learning, Nic Girvan, writes about the opportunity to drive inclusion through [...]

711, 2019

Is technology a double-edged sword for inclusion? – HR News article by Nic Girvan

Can inclusion training really be the answer to changing culture and creating inclusive working environments? It can – but not in the style you would expect. Get inside the mind of our Global Head of Digital Training, Nic Girvan, where she delves into the world of digital learning - what it HAS done and what it IS doing for our everyday working lives. An insightful article Nic has written for HR News. Read the full article here>>  Is technology a doubled-edged [...]

2510, 2019

The Insurance Risk Factor – Insurance Post blog by Angela Peacock

Our CEO Angela Peacock writes about how workplace culture undermined by bias can affect safety and risk management in her blog for The Insurance Post titled -The Inclusion Risk Factor.   In Angela's words, 'A number of major disasters are all said to have involved flawed decisions, driven by individual perceptions. Disasters such as the King’s Cross fire, the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion and the Chernobyl nuclear accident are all said to have involved flawed decisions, driven by individual perceptions'. Angela [...]

2506, 2019

How to support an employee coming out at work – Business News Daily article

Our senior consultant, Alasdair James Scott contributed to a recent article in the Business News Daily on 'How to support an employee coming out at work' In Alasdair's words, 'Many LGBTQ people think a lack of support from colleagues and supervisors, and past experience of discrimination, are often preventing them revealing their authentic selves and identity at work". "The importance of a supportive social environment plays a huge role in a person's coming-out decisions in an organization". You can read the [...]

1607, 2018

Carrier Management | Diversity and Inclusion Help Drive Business Success

While companies are starting to realize that diversity and inclusion drive positive business results, such cultural change isn't always easy to achieve. Angela Peacock, chair of PDT Global, talks to Carrier Management about the first steps that can be taken to effect such change. There has never been a better time for the insurance profession to begin deepening the conversations around diversity and inclusion (D&I). In fact, there has never been a better time to capitalise on the fact that [...]

3011, 2017

BORSEN | Don’t Work with People You Don’t Like – Like More People

Our Chair, Angie Peacock was recently interviewed by Gro Høyer Thielst at the Danish publication Brosen. Børsen is a Danish newspaper specialising in business news published in Denmark.Gordon Ritter, Check out the interview here and let us know your thoughts! ARTICLE SUMMARY Angie talks about one of her favorite topics - creating an inclusive environment where everyone who has the ability can excel.  That doesn't mean you work with people you don't like, but it does mean you may need to [...]

1511, 2017

Neue Zürcher Zeitung | We Don’t Just Want To Be Nice To Each Other

by:  Jeremy Lewis What's behind the boom in courses where managers discuss equal opportunity and their unconscious biases? The seminar has an esoteric air about it. Eight line managers of a bank discuss their unconscious biases.  What biases do I have? How do they influence my professional decisions? What role do they play in the recruitment and composition of my team, in daily meetings or promotions? The external training coach Jeremy Lewis guides UBS employees in Zurich through the three-hour seminar. [...]

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