Key Points
  • Explore how adopting inclusive language and policies that fully support transgender and non-binary employees can increase inclusion
  • Gain practical and inclusive recruitment strategies to drive LGBT+ representation and mitigate recruitment bias
  • Review how to use lived experience and data to inform LGBT+ inclusion strategies
  • Learn to leverage visible leaders and allies to embed LGBT+ inclusion across the whole organisation
  • Effectively map disparities in your employee experiences by understanding staff intersections
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Overview
Confirmed Speakers:

  • Susan Douglas-Scott CBE, Chair of Board of Directors, NHS Golden Jubilee Foundation *Stonewall Star Performer of the Year*
  • David Blackburn, Chief People Officer, FSCS
  • Caroline Colliston, Partner and Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Group Member, DWF
  • Kate Fergusson, Head of Responsible Business, Pinsent Masons
  • Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett, Global & UK Relationship & Membership Development Manager, Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI)
  • Ross, Bradley-Rae, European Head of Investment Support, Aegon Asset Management
  • Kasia Zduniak, Inclusion and Diversity Consultant, Aegon UK

Join Holyrood Insight’s timely LGBT+ Inclusion at Work Scotland Digital Conference to hear from trailblazing organisations on how to champion LGBT+ inclusion within the workplace and across the employee lifecycle. This half-day briefing will be broadcast live from our studio via an interactive digital platform.

We will explore how to adopt an evidence-based approach to LGBT+ inclusion within your organisation, embracing the lived experiences of staff to inform inclusion strategies. Learn how to build a culture of trust through the creation of safe spaces which encourage staff disclosure.

You will hear from employers on inclusive recruitment strategies that drive diverse representation across the organisation and mitigate recruitment bias. You will also learn how to adopt reverse mentoring within your organisation to support career progression of LGBT+ staff, educate leaders on LGBT+ staff experiences and normalise allyship.

Join us to gain practical insight on how to develop inclusion strategies that successfully recognise diversity within LGBT+ communities and various intersections of staff identities and experiences.

Agenda
Start

09:00 - 09:10
Chair’s Opening Remarks

 

Speakers

David Blackburn Chief People Officer, FSCS

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09:10 - 09:40
Joint Session: Using Lived Experience to Drive LGBT+ Inclusion in the Workplace

 
  • Fostering a ‘psychologically safe’ work environment to enable staff to have openly engage, raise concerns, and provide diverse perspectives
  • Creating safe spaces for employees to share their lived experience to build cultures of trust and encourage staff disclosure
  • Utilising shared lived experience to inform organisational development and deliver tangible progress on LGBT+ inclusion
Questions and Discussion – 09:30 – 09:40

Speakers

Kasia Zduniak Inclusion and Diversity Consultant, Aegon UK

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Ross Bradley-Rae European Head of Investment Support, Aegon Asset Management

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09:40 - 09:50
Break

 

09:50 - 10:30
Understanding the Intersections in Employee Identities and Experiences to Inform Inclusion Strategies

 
  • Exploring the diversity within LGBT+ communities to map the various competing intersectional identities of staff
  • Discussing how different identities and intersections result in varying employee experiences within the workplace
  • Using an understanding of intersections to develop inclusion strategies that meets the needs and considers the experiences of all employees
Questions and Discussion – 10:20 – 10:30

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David Blackburn Chief People Officer, FSCS

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10:30 - 11:00
Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Employees in the Workplace

 
  • Developing an inclusive working language
  • Adopting inclusive policies such as self-identification, or the addition of pronouns to emails to foster cultures of belonging
  • Providing guidance and resource for managers to support employees in transition
  • Delivering workshops and training to empower line managers and leader to support transgender and non-binary inclusion
Questions and Discussion – 10:45 – 11:00

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Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett Global & UK (Inclusion & Diversity) Relationship & Membership Development Manager, ENEI

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11:00 - 11:40
Networking Session

 

11:40 - 11:50
Break

 

11:50 - 12:50
Panel Discussion: Empowering Visible Leaders, Role Models and LGBT+ Allies to Embed Workplace Inclusion

 
  • Exploring the journeys and lived experiences of LGBT+ leaders, role models and allies
  • Empowering leaders to challenge stigma and communicate values that reflect a shared vision for LGBT+ inclusion
  • Resourcing staff networks with additional capacity and pay to maximise their LGBT+ inclusion capabilities and foster cultures of belonging
  • Recruiting and engaging LGBT+ allies across all levels to embed inclusion throughout the organisation

Speakers

Susan Douglas-Scott CBE Chair of Board of Directors, NHS Golden Jubilee Foundation *2019 Stonewall Star Performer of the Year*

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Caroline Colliston Partner and Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Group Member, DWF

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Kate Fergusson Head of Responsible Business, Pinsent Masons LLP

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12:50 - 13:00
Chair’s Closing Remarks

 

End

Speakers

David Blackburn Chief People Officer, FSCS

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Ross Bradley-Rae European Head of Investment Support, Aegon Asset Management

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Caroline Colliston Partner and Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Group Member, DWF

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Susan Douglas-Scott CBE Chair of Board of Directors, NHS Golden Jubilee Foundation *2019 Stonewall Star Performer of the Year*

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Kate Fergusson Head of Responsible Business, Pinsent Masons LLP

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Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett Global & UK (Inclusion & Diversity) Relationship & Membership Development Manager, ENEI

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Kasia Zduniak Inclusion and Diversity Consultant, Aegon UK

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Venue details

Online Event Broadcast Live


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