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A.F. Blakemore Launches Diversity Engagement Group

May 01, 2019

EID Engagement Group launch

A.F. Blakemore is looking for colleagues who are passionate about diversity to be part of a brand new cross-divisional Engagement Group to champion and grow awareness of Equality, Inclusion and Diversity across the business.

The Engagement Group will be made up of colleagues from across the Blakemore estate and take responsibility for championing E.I.D. best practice, communicating new policies, organising events and campaigns and reporting back to the E.I.D. Steering Group.

Established in 2015, the A.F. Blakemore E.I.D. Steering Group comprises members of the senior HR team and is chaired by Caoire Blakemore. As part of the company's commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive place to work, the Engagement Group will report directly to the Steering Group.

E.I.D. Steering Group Chair Caoire Blakemore said: “We are looking for individuals who are passionate about creating an inclusive workforce that recognises, respects and promotes others differences.

“Becoming an E.I.D. Champion is a great opportunity to develop and will ensure that diversity is celebrated and embedded across all areas and levels in the business.”

The E.I.D. Engagement Group meetings will take place on a quarterly basis at various geographical locations, with video conferencing facilities utilised where possible.

To express your interest in becoming an Equality, Inclusion and Diversity Champion please contact Clare Knowles on 0121 568 2937 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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