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Diversity and Inclusion – What Are You Doing?

Different faces - Diversity workshop

Our focus this month is on diversity and inclusion, and how unconscious bias awareness for your entire organisation is an important factor in creating a more inclusive culture.  

While just delivering an unconscious bias workshop is not the answer, it does have a place in helping to review ways of working, as well as looking at systemic biases that have crept into policies and working practices.  

A good place to start is understanding how unconscious bias impacts the decisions made across all levels of an organisation.  This can help to identify more inclusive ways of working going forward.  

Laughology has helped many organisations develop fairer and more inclusive working practices over the years. To help you get thinking about what you can do, we have put together a selection of mini case studies from our news stories over the past 18 months where we have supported organisations to make long term change with positive outcomes for inclusivity.   

What's the point of unconscious bias training

This month, we’ve been working with Chaucer Plc, a leading specialty insurance group, to help managers be more aware of unconscious bias. But can you really train people in unconscious bias awareness if it’s ‘unconscious’? To understand this, you must first understand what unconscious bias is...


How do we create fairer workplaces

In 1968 a strike by 187 female workers at the Ford car factory in Dagenham was instrumental in the passing of the 1970 Equal Pay Act. The machinists walked out for three weeks in protest against their male colleagues earning 15 per cent more than them...


Are you doing enough to address diversity

No one likes to be told they are biased. Most progressive, modern people in business would like to think they are open-minded, gender neutral and non-discriminatory. The stats, however, tell a different story. 


Unconscious Bias at Kent Police ‘Valuing Difference’ conference 

Laughology’s role at this police conference was to increase understanding of ‘Unconscious Bias’ which Kerry delivered with her down-to-earth humour.


Download our unconscious bias visuals - Starting Positive Conversations with Teams

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Download unconscious bias visuals...

To help get you started, we have created some visuals for you to share with your team.  You can use them as a guide to start conversations about unconscious bias, diversity, and inclusion.  There are also some questions to discuss with some guiding answers.  

As a team, create some actions for how you can be more aware of individual unconscious bias. How can you positively challenge it in other people? Create some actions for what you can collectively do to be more inclusive in your ways of working. 

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