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Key initiatives introduced

In order to be a truly diverse and inclusive workforce, PageGroup has been creating an environment where women can succeed, sexual orientation and gender identity doesn’t matter and where families and carers come first. Below highlights how we have been achieving this:


Women succeed at work 

In 2012 we launched [email protected] with the aim of improving our gender balance at all levels across our business. Since then, we have:
  • Introduced our Global mentoring programme (over 200 women currently taking part in the UK)
  • Launched our [email protected] global minisite
  • Undertaken Benchmarking – received Opportunity Now Silver Award
  • Carried out policy reviews
  • Partnered with Smart Works
  • Regularly publish case studies/role models - ‘Real People and Real Stories’
  • Signed the ‘Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms’ 
  • Become an active member of the 30% Club mentoring programme
  • Introduced Everywoman female leadership programme
  • Created [email protected] ‘Yammer’ network
  • Joined Women on Boards
  • Enrolled Executive Board Director and UK MD, Olly Watson, on the ‘Men as Agents of Change’ Working Group, set up to support the work of the Women’s Business Council
  • Annual global campaigns to celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’ to profile our successful and inspiring women globally
  • Taken part in some ground-breaking research conducted by Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion which highlighted Page Personnel as having excellent levels of inclusive leadership and trust in its leaders
  • Signed up to the ‘Think Act Report’
Click here to take a look at a summary of the initiatives that make up [email protected]

Women in leadership




Sexual orientation and gender identity don’t matter

In 2015 we launched [email protected], supporting our LGBT+ employees, recognising that people perform better when they can be themselves. Through [email protected] we have:
  • Become a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion
  • Participated in the Stonewall ‘Starting out Guide’  
  • Worked with universities to help us attract the best talent - #PrideAtPage best talent - #PrideAtPage
  • Run CV workshops and skills sessions for local LGBT+ university students
  • Achieved benchmarks - Placed 153 on the Stonewall Workplace Quality Index 2017
  • Attended Stonewall Conferences
  • Created case studies - allies and LGBT
  • Run Focus groups
  • Reviewed and rewritten policies
  • Created [email protected] ‘Yammer’ network
  • Appointed senior sponsors and champions
  • Run a campaign in June 2016 to support LGBT Pride Month
  • Affiliated with P3 network in support of our LGBT parents





Families and carers come first

We launched [email protected] in May 2015 to provide all parents & carers at PageGroup encouragement and support with resources, information and understanding through every step of their journey as parents. We have:
  • Partner with MyFamilyCare with access to online portal for resources and emergency child/elder care options
  • Introduced [email protected] intranet site 
  • Introduced a pre and post maternity coaching programme 
  • Introduced Global maternity guidelines 
  • Conducted surveys with our parents & carers population
  • Launched [email protected] intranet site
  • Launched [email protected] ‘Yammer’ network
  • Run parenting seminars with Educating Matters for parents & carers on topics decided by them
  • Regularly published case studies/role models using our internal communications tool
  • Improved our paternity policy
  • Introduced specific questions in ‘Have Your Say’ surveys for parents & carers
  • Appointed senior sponsors and champions
  • Bring Your Kids into Work Days
  • Signed the #workingforward pledge – making the workplace the best it can be for pregnant women and new mothers



Ability @ Page – Disability doesn’t hold you back

In July 2016 we launched [email protected] to demonstrate our commitment to disability and removing all barriers: physical, technological and attitudinal.  It will allow us to effectively communicate with all employees, clients and candidates so that necessary adjustments can be made for anyone with a disability.
  • First recruitment company to sign the Time To Change pledge – to end mental health discrimination
  • Healthcare Experience Days – free events open to employees to promote well-being
  • Support and engage in Time To Talk Day
  • Partner with Business Disability Forum
  • Real People/Real Stories of employees whose lives are affected by disability
  • Reviewed and rewritten policies
  • Created [email protected] Yammer network
  • Appointed senior sponsor and mental health champions
  • Regular hints and tips to improve general health and wellbeing



Age @ Page – Age is just a number

At PageGroup we recruit and retain people across all ages recognising the benefits of having an age diverse workforce.



Unity @ Page – A multicultural workforce thrives

Promoting the awareness and benefits of multicultural business teams.