Diversity Tag

A recent article from PR Week suggests that despite the detriment to its work and reputation, the PR industry is still struggling to think differently about how it can diversify its workforce. Talk is cheap and has been over the last few years where various schemes have been launched by agencies and brands. The perception of the industry doesn’t appear to have changed and when we look at the overview of PR agencies in the UK, the red-brick, middle-class, white graduate...

Diversity in the workplace is a serious issue within the UK right now. A lack of BAME candidates in particular is something which the PR industry should take into account – and ultimately address. Within the PR industry, there are fewer organisations better than The Taylor Bennett Foundation to address this issue. The Taylor Bennett Foundation’s award-winning work-based PR training programme exists to encourage BAME graduates to pursue a career in communications. Here at MWW London we offered up our time...