Discrimination

Could we manage without our banking system?
Could we manage without our banking system?

The technological-based demise of Retail Banking signals the end of the last bastions of uniqueness within our global financial institutions. This poses a potentially fatal D&I dilemma for banks and regulators wrestling with their resistance to change and outdated perceptions of the value of difference.

Regulators blind eye for white collar crime
Regulators blind eye for white collar crime

Financial markets connect investors to borrowers, multiplying and redistributing wealth within economies. But increasingly, that redistribution no longer appears equitable, threatening trust in the financial system. We looked at where regulators fit in the D&I equation.

Why we celebrate the contributions of women
Why we celebrate the contributions of women

We are all human, cis-gender and transgender men and women alike, as well as non-binary people. So why celebrate international women's day, when all genders matter?

Dystopia at your doorstep
Dystopia at your doorstep

With none of the FTSE 100’s current CEOs, Chairs or CFOs embodying any black ethnicity whatsoever, race inclusion today is in reverse, now at its lowest level since 2013. In our complacency, the far right (or alt right) are visibly succeeding at working to remove uniqueness from our societies and businesses.

A very Smart Connector: Ian Clarke in conversation with Jane Bayler
A very Smart Connector: Ian Clarke in conversation with Jane Bayler

Ian Clarke appeared on 'The Smart Connector' with Jane Bayler to explain how any one person has the power to change the outcome of humanity's journey for the better, if only we can learn to think differently.

It's come home : Lionesses school us all on building a winning team
It's come home : Lionesses school us all on building a winning team

“We always hire the best person for the job. Men just perform best.” All around us, the warning signs of exclusion sit in plain sight. But the fruits of meritocracy and inclusion were laid bare for all to see when England's Women brought home gold in Euro 2022 for the first time in history.

A quick guide to mastering uncomfortable conversations about race
A quick guide to mastering uncomfortable conversations about race

Are you serious about making a real difference on race? We take a look at the origins of Black History Month, why it's important, the nature of Social Construction plus some quick tips to help you become better faster

Dear D&I Industry, I am speaking...
Dear D&I Industry, I am speaking...

After a year watching and listening to the efforts of operators across the D&I industry and beyond, our Founder shares some frank words and uncomfortable truths about the state of the industry entrusted to deliver meaningful change that got stuck on meaningless talk.

People are People: We call 'DEI' time on the word 'Minority'
People are People: We call 'DEI' time on the word 'Minority'

Here's our 3 undeniably authentic reasons to quit saying the word 'Minority', plus be curious and discover the 2-rung system of oppressive linguistics plus the unlikely truth and origins behind colour's ultimate pairing.

Age, Perspective and Wisdom: Friends of Foes?
Age, Perspective and Wisdom: Friends of Foes?

With the average age of the FTSE100 C-Suites being 58 and no Directors under the age of 35 today, we looked in to the drivers of ageism and whether there is any truth behind the perception that wisdom comes from experience

Beauty in simplicity: We call 'DEI' time on pronouns
Beauty in simplicity: We call 'DEI' time on pronouns

Pronouns exist to divide and oppress people, yet continue to be claimed by those most in need of safe spaces to be themselves. We explain why it's time to drop the labels and embrace the beautifully unique complexity of Humanity once again.

Conclusive Proof: Why D&I will never work
Conclusive Proof: Why D&I will never work

How systemmic structural oppression is underpinned by decpeption, denial, collusion and conflicts of interest that span our ruling classes, rendering success on D&I verifiably impossible. Trust me, I've tried everything for 15 years. Except one thing...