Event Summary

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from senior leaders from the Civil Service, network with colleagues and access cross-departmental best practice from across Whitehall. The conference will be chaired by Justin Placide, Assistant Director for Business, Investment and Growth & Co-Chair, BEIS & CSRF & FAME Network.  

Join this timely and important conference to find out how to incorporate a broader understanding of diversity into your D&I strategy and discuss next steps for the Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2022 – 2025, including:

  • Protected Characteristics listed in the 2010 Equality Act
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Geographical locales
  • Career backgrounds and previous work experience
  • Social mobility and socioeconomic backgrounds

Key Points

  • An update on Government D&I priorities – the Declaration on Government Reform and Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2022 – 2025 
  • Future of diversity and inclusion policy for government departments and beyond
  • Championing a diversity of backgrounds and opinions and looking beyond London  
  • Evidence-led and data-drive approaches to diversity and inclusion in central government 
  • Inclusive strategies for attracting, recruiting and retaining diverse talent 
  • Tackling bullying, discrimination and harassment through a zero-tolerance approach  
  • Identification and progression of diverse talent at all levels of the Civil Service 
  • Maximising staff from diverse backgrounds through flexible working and how this intersects with inclusion, belonging and wellbeing