Diversity and Inclusion

Chris has always appreciated the value of celebrating diversity and promoting inclusive practices and in 2015 Chris was appointed as Diversity Adviser to the Civil Service. Also, throughout 2016, Channel 4s Year of Disability, he will chair YODA (Year of Disability Advisers).

Adidas Keynote

Keynote speaker at Adidas Diversity Day Event.

Chris was invited to speak at a major diversity and inclusion event at Adidas HQ on the topic of inclusion for innovation. The corporate focus was on the belief that the best teams are diverse teams, that the company should mirror the society they serve and that for change to happen, it must be actively pursued. […]

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UnlockingOpportunities

Unlocking Opportunities, new resource for teachers with disabled students

Unlocking Opportunities is a practical online training course to help schools to meet their Equality Act duties and remove barriers to education for disabled learners. It is for everyone who works in schools and will help staff to understand what equality law says and what it means in practice for teaching and learning. Schools can register for FREE and […]

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On Diversity Panel with Idris Elba

Chris to chair YODA (Channel 4s Year of Disability Adviser Group)

Channel 4 has announced 2016 as the network’s Year of Disability. Exactly a year ago Channel 4 launched their 360 Degrees Diversity Charter which laid out a number of diversity targets. This year, the Year of Disability, Channel 4 has introduced new targets specifically on disability and Chris is delighted to chair the group of experts who will be known collectively […]

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Chris on BBC News channel to discuss Disability Discrimintaion Act 20th anniversary

Celebrating 20 years of the Disability Discrimination Act

The Disability Discrimination Act was a significant achievement in advancing the rights of disabled people. It focused on driving social change towards the full inclusion of disabled people at every level of society. However, twenty years on, there are still issues impacting on the enforcement of disability equality rights. Chris chairs the Disability Committee at the […]

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Image from Diversity in Broadcasting guidance EHRC

Campaign to increase diversity in broadcasting launched at Edinburgh International Television Festival

Chris was delighted to launch a new government-backed project aimed at unlocking economic and creative potential by increasing the diversity of people working in Britain’s television sector at the Edinburgh International Television Festival on Friday 28th August. The event was chaired by Trevor Phillips and Ed Vaizey, Culture minister, conceded that there was still “much, […]

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With Sports Minister Helen Grant at launch of inclusive rugby event

Update on campaign to get more women and ethnic minorities to play rugby (and cricket and football…..)

Chris knows, from his own personal experience, all about the opportunity that sport can provide for people and its unique power to transform lives and inspire others. The fact is that some groups, particularly women and girls, Asians, Muslims and disabled people, have disproportionately low rates of participation in sport – as players, spectators, volunteers, officials and employees. […]

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