“While Malaysia made many strides towards improving diversity in its workforce last year, results of the survey show that they have not been enough to make a statistical difference just yet."
“Every business we work with is really keen to encourage more women into their industries and Acorn is perfectly placed to support this."
"A lack of understanding of the resources available... reduces the opportunities that are opened up to candidates with declared disabilities."
More than 9 in 10 SMEs don’t know the rights that the Equality Act 2010 gives to disabled employees.
"The percentage of respondents fully aware of the legislation remains low across all small business sectors."
“We are promoting and maintaining focus on gender diversity at the highest levels, not only within our organisation, but also in the searches and shortlists that we provide our clients with."
“Organisations need to work with their workforce to understand what is preventing women from being able to progress and share a clear action plan to redress the balance."