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Diversity and Inclusion

  • Diversity and Inclusion in PR and Communications

    November 2, 2020

    By Samiah Anderson As a part of our Black History Month celebrations, on 29th October, FleishmanHillard Fishburn held a very crucial diversity and inclusion (D&I) panel event: 'Seen, Represented & Heard: Building Inclusive Cultures in PR & Communications'. We were joined by a stellar panel of speakers, from Parliament, the world of recruitment and the PR & Communications industry. The audience heard from: Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP, Former Shadow Immigration Minister Suki Sandhu OBE, Founder &...

  • FleishmanHillard Launches Proprietary DE&I diagnostic tool, DE&IQ

    October 29, 2020

    True MOSAIC is FleishmanHillard’s newest global practice dedicated to providing expert, timely and strategic diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) counsel to clients. Today marks the launch of DE&IQ, our proprietary DE&I diagnostic tool designed to help organisations to assess public perception of their DE&I actions. Built in collaboration between our Reputation Management and TRUE Global Intelligence practices, DE&IQ reinforces our efforts to assist organisations wishing to bring diversity, equity and inclusion to the heart of...

  • DIVERSITY EVENT — Seen, Represented and Heard: Building Inclusive Cultures in PR & Communications

    October 16, 2020

    Diversity event — Seen, Represented and Heard: Building Inclusive Cultures in PR & Communications, Thursday 29th October at 5pm   FHF London invites you to join us in our journey to move the conversation on recruitment, retention and inclusivity on within the PR workplace during a vital discussion about diversity and inclusion. Exploring what we can learn from the publication of the CIPR report, 'Race in PR: BAME lived experience in the UK PR Industry'...

  • Brand Marketing & Consumer: Committing to long term change

    July 15, 2020

    In 2020 we’ve seen the world step up to spotlight systemic racism and the beginnings of a revolution for change for Black and Brown communities. During this time, we have been reflecting and have identified that there is an immediate two-fold problem: Brand responses are more performative than revolutionary, lacking the infrastructure in place to authentically comment on anti-racism The communications industry is still nowhere near being representative of the communities it serves Black Lives...

  • An Uncomfortable Truth

    June 16, 2020

    John Saunders, FleishmanHillard president and CEO, shared the note below with global employees. “I could share a list of every micro-aggression, every slur shouted from a passing car, every time I felt harassed, exoticized, tokenised, too dark, every time I had security guards follow me around a shop, every time I was randomly selected by police on the street to show my ID and asked if I had drugs on me.” – the words of Sean...

  • Pride 2020 may not be visible but it’s not lost its voice

    June 1, 2020

    By Christina Peach – Account Director, Diversity & Culture in Brand Marketing & Consumer, FleishmanHillard London, Co-Chair OPEN Pride UK + Allies, Top 10 LGBT+ Future Leader 2020 – British LGBT Awards As Pride month kicks off our focus turns to the LGBT+ community and the constant human endeavour for LGBT+ rights. Under normal circumstances brands and communities all over the world would be gearing up to launch experiential campaigns and organising their presence at Pride...

  • Are we still minding the Gender Pay Gap?

    April 23, 2020

    By Rima Sacre, Associate Director  It is easy to forget in this new reality that there are things going on around us. Not just everyday things, but key priorities that used to dominate the business agenda for companies. A few weeks ago, saw the third (albeit arbitrary) annual deadline for UK businesses to report their Gender Pay Gap (GPG) figures. With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, it is understandable that the Government announced a suspension to...

  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn Have Four Consultants Named in 2019 PRWeek’s 30 Under 30 List

    July 2, 2019

    This year, FleishmanHillard Fishburn have four consultants selected to be in PRWeek's 30 Under 30 List, the highest number of any agency. Sara Williams, Amity Harrold, Nadine Kawash and Andre Bogues were all selected in the exclusive list and you can read their individual profiles through the links. Jim Donaldson, CEO says "It's always been our goal to have the best emerging talent in the industry and I'm incredibly proud of Sara, Amity, Nadine and Andre for...

  • Uncharted Waters: Unlocking the Latin American Opportunity

    April 2, 2019

    Over the past 20 years we have witnessed a series of efforts by British politicians to reinvigorate the once great trade and diplomatic relationship between the UK and the countries in Latin America. But even with repeated attempts to generate bilateral investment, partner on foreign policy and collaborate on development and aid, has anything actually changed? In 2010, the then-Foreign Secretary William Hague delivered a speech at Canning House designed to kick off a new...

  • Gender pay gap podcast: Interview with Zoe Williams

    February 20, 2019

    As we start to review gender pay gap data again for the next reporting cycle in April, many are likely thinking about how to avoid the spotlight, with the hope that other items on the UK news agenda – namely Brexit – will remain the focus. But, expectations from consumers today demand that as an important social issue, the GPG isn’t brushed under the carpet. In fact, recent findings from our Authentic Insights report reveal...