66 per cent of partnered parents think that perspectives like theirs are included in decision making at the company compared to 59 per cent of employees with no children.
At this rate of change it will take until 2039 before all FTSE 100 boards and executive committees have ethnic minority representation.
“Many companies are focused on attracting younger talent but should equally think about more mature workers."
"Organisations are encouraged to take measures such as eliminating their language bias and promoting their commitment to fostering a diverse workplace via their website."
"Companies need to ensure they are continuing to push for greater diversity and a variety of perspectives at all organisational levels."
"Employing people with more experience is an opportunity to mentor and train those new to employment while also providing a level of stability and level headedness to the workplace.”
"There are concerns that relying on grades alone raises diversity issues as well as a sense that they may be too broad a brush to successfully identify the people that employers are actually looking for.”
“Whatever people’s reasons for working for longer, employers need to ensure that they support this increasingly important part of the workforce."