'Only by embracing diversity can organisations stay relevant in today's rapidly evolving society.'
The evidence gathered during a fieldwork study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission demonstrated that the following can be achieved by implementing good equality and diversity practice:
1, Efficiency savings through improved staff retention
2, A wider pool of talent available to the Industry from under-represented groups
3, A more diverse supply chain with better support for small business
4, Improved on-site working relationships based on respect for everyone’s differences.
All interesting points on how a strong diversity policy can add value. The link below gives many interesting insights to the topic.
Diversity is a topic that is prominent in all areas of society, but there is a big misconception that the construction industry is a little 'old-fashioned' when it comes to diversity. This is not the case! Explore what it means to have a diverse workforce and see success stories from around the UK.