A Business in the Community Initiative

Awards and Benchmarking Introduction

Awards Process

Excellence in Practice Awards 
Celebrating organisations that are winning for women.

Opportunity Now the gender campaign from Business in the Community run the UK’s most prestigious workplace awards for gender diversity and inclusion.
 
Held each year and culminating in prestigious Award dinners, the Awards serve to highlight the advances being made by organisations in creating inclusive workplaces, where women are able to progress and reach their full potential.

The Awards process also includes entry into the celebrated Times Top 50 Employers for Women annual list process. 
 
 
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Benchmark Survey

How UK employers are demonstrating a clear commitment to racial and gender equality, diversity and inclusion.

Opportunity Now and Race for Opportunity run yearly combined race and gender benchmarks and this year ( 2015) the first part of the survey includes age and wellbeing at work.
They are confidential diversity assessment tools which provide participants with sector specific performance data, constructive feedback and organisation specific action plans. The benchmark survey is open to all employers (non - member fees apply for certain areas).


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