The dialogue now should be focused on inclusivity in the workplace, writes Tunde Okewale MBE

To facilitate change and improve the retention and progression of candidates from diverse backgrounds, the focus needs to be on inclusion. The big question is: are we trying to assimilate people from diverse backgrounds into the established norms of the profession or are we trying to change the culture of profession? I believe the answer should be the latter.

We need to be careful to avoid workplace diversity evolving into solely a business necessity, rather than being driven by an emotive discourse and moral case for equality towards the individual, leading to an enhanced performance.

Instead of focusing on the outdated debate about the benefits of...

Jean-Yves Gilg
Editor
Solicitors Journal

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