News in brief
Janene Scurfield has been named top female executive at the Nottingham Post Women in Business awards. The awards included nominations for leading women from Boots, Arup and Gleeds. The top female executive category recognised women who have shown exceptional leadership and business achievement.
October and November have also seen Enterprise nominated and shortlisted for a large number of diversity awards.
Enterprise UK is a finalist at the European Diversity Awards, which celebrates the best of diversity across the continent.
We were finalists in the corporate employer categories of the Women of the Future awards (WOF), and Gary Palmer is a finalist for mentor of the year at the WOF awards.
U3 narrowly missed out on a prize at the BITC Race Equality Awards for the best employee network and Kuljit Manku was a runner up in the employee role model candidate. Read more about their achievements at http://race.bitc.org.uk/awards-benchmarking/raceequality-2016_winners_finalists
Keeping our diversity score high
Summer saw the launch of the revamped, award-winning Enterprise diversity scorecard, which has now been shared with all the groups directly and through discussions during a series of regional visits by UK HR Director, Leigh Lafever-Ayer.
This is a vital tool for managers across the country to use to benchmark and improve diversity in every branch, location, city and region. It’s packed with metrics, analysis
tools, fresh ideas and best practice information.
DRIVE hits 500
Not only is DRIVE magazine going from strength to strength – so is our Twitter feed.
DRIVE hit 500 followers in October. This is a huge.
If you don’t already follow us on Twitter now is your chance: we’re at @Drive_Diversity. See you there.
Also, do keep tweeting on diversity issues at Enterprise. The editorial team is looking for excellent quotes, articles, pictures, events and facts to share. Mention us in your tweets and we will RT and ❤.