All Equality, diversity and Inclusion pages

  • 10 tips for a diverse and inclusive workplace
    Guidance

    Ten tips for a diverse and inclusive workplace

    Source: IGD

    Research and training charity IGD worked in partnership with MBS and PwC to understand diversity in the consumer goods industry. The research identified ten practical steps you can take for a more diverse and inclusive workplace.

  • Abstract of face profiles in autumn colours
    Learning

    Understanding cognitive bias

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    Cognitive bias is a strong inclination of thought or a preconceived opinion about something or someone. It can be positive or negative. There are many kinds of biases, and most are formed by us without much thought. Learn more about the different types.

  • Two women on different races sat together at a laptop
    Learning

    The effects of racism at work

    As part of your role within the retail sector, you probably deal with wide range of colleagues and customers on a daily basis and it is helpful to understand the impact of racism at work.

  • Team meeting taking places with people of different races and abilities
    Learning

    Improving equality, diversity and inclusion in your workplace

    Source: Acas

    Acas have put together some helpful guidance on how to make your workplace more inclusive. Find out what your equality, diversity and inclusion policy could include, and how it can be put into practice.

  • Image of asian lady stock taking
    Learning

    The true value of diversity

    Source: RWRC

    In association with Google, RWRC have put together a report which explains how diversity and inclusion can drive long-term business growth in retail. Learn more about why diversity and inclusion are vital and how you can structure your strategy.

  • Two women on different races sat together at a laptop
    Learning

    The effects of racism at work

    As part of your role within the retail sector, you probably deal with wide range of colleagues and customers on a daily basis and it is helpful to understand the impact of racism at work.

  • Team of diverse people in discussion round a table
    Guidance

    Respecting diversity in the workplace

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    Treating everyone equally regardless of their gender, disability status, ethnic origin, religion or other characteristics should be a universally held standard. Find out more about respecting diversity in the workplace.