A true story about unconscious bias in the workplace. Stereotyping on all manner of human characteristics is everywhere - and limits us all.

Bias by the box-load

By Charlotte Butler, Managing Director, Altogether Different True story A couple of years ago I heard a tale of bias so stark, so unbelievable, it almost made me spit my tea across the room with laughter. The story goes like this. The year was 2016, an accountancy firm sent their client, a team at a […]

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You can put rainbow lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig: a blog about diversity and inclusion in the corporate communications profession.

You can put rainbow lipstick on a pig, but it’s still a pig

Is the corporate communication profession doing enough to encourage inclusion and diversity? This was the title of an event it was our privilege to host last week. Numerous studies, such as this one from the Harvard Business Review show how companies with employees from diverse age groups, ethnic and social backgrounds, physical abilities, gender and […]

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