Equality, diversity and inclusion

The benefits of having a culture at work where behaviours support equality, diversity and inclusion cannot be underestimated. Here are some resources to help you.

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    National Inclusion Week

    27 September to 3 October 2021

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    How to be an LGBTQIA+ ally

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    If you really care about your workplace being a truly inclusive place you have the ability to effect change – as an ally. 

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    The LGBTQIA+ terms every good ally should know

    Exclusive content from the Retail Trust

    Here’s our guide to helping you understand sexuality and gender words.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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