Ignoring diversity will impact your bottom line, advisers warned

Financial services still has work to do on equality and inclusion

Hope Coumbe
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Businesses that prioritise diversity and inclusion will be able to attract and train talent and improve their bottom line significantly more than those that do not, advisers have been told.

Speaking at the Institute or Financial Wellbeing's Invest in Wellbeing conference today (21 May), Inclusion 365 founder Victoria Dale said the financial services industry still has work to do on equality and inclusion in particular. "There is a lot that is beneath the surface," she said. "Diversity is complex – there is education, hidden disability and all sorts of factors." She continued: "Diversity is about all of us in the room; diversity is having a seat at the table. A more diverse workplace is good for a business." Dale noted more and more jobseekers were wanting to know what...

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