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London & Partners Q&A — driving growth in the London startup ecosystem

In this Q&A, we explore how London & Partners' Business Growth Programme is driving economic growth and inclusion in the London startup scene


2018 British Small Business Awards winners revealed

The winners of the British Small Business Awards 2018 have been announced.


Political leaning is the forgotten demographic of workplace diversity

Employing a variety of people from different backgrounds is desirable in today's working world, but why is political diversity so widely neglected?


Is diversity too big an issue for small businesses?

The benefits of a diverse workforce are clear to see. But if the opportunity for diversity doesn't present itself, can it be an unrealistic goal for a small business owner?

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UK SMES: Flag-bearers for diversity?

Half of all UK SMEs say they have a diverse workforce, with one in three planning to improve diversity is a priority over the next 12 months.


Economist intelligence reveals snapshot of LGBT people in the workplace

As The Economist kicks off its global summit on LGBT rights in the workplace, new research yields insights about which employee groups are best poised to drive positive change.


London mayor backs new initiative to improve diversity in business

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, is backing a new initiative by Pride in London and OUTstanding to improve diversity in business.

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How to monitor diversity successfully

Jon Heuvel looks at the importance of business owners monitoring workforce diversity, navigating regulations and mitigating any potential risks.


SMEs failing to benefit from age diversity in employees

Small and medium-sized enterprises are not doing enough to ensure age diversity in the workforce, research suggests.


Equal footing

Small businesses have a lot to gain by having a diverse workforce, writes Les Venus, board member at the UK Council for Access and Equality.

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

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