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Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Promise

Our beliefs

  • We believe that a culture built on trust, respect, equality and inclusivity will enable us to live our values, achieve our ambitions and deliver our purpose. 
  • We believe that diversity must be evident at all levels of our business and reflect the markets and communities we serve. 
  • We know that actions speak louder than words. Significant and enduring change will need our constant commitment.

Our commitment

  • We will support equity, diversity and inclusion in all its forms.
  • We will place no limits on where we attract talent to join Hays.
  • Our hiring decisions will be made on talent and potential alone.
  • We will encourage people to speak up and speak out so that all voices are heard and listened to.
  • We want all our people to succeed and will strive to help them to fulfil their career ambitions.
  • We are open to learning and understand we can always do better.
  • We will support our clients, suppliers and partners to deliver on their own Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ambitions.
  • We will strive to live our purpose of creating opportunities and improving lives in all that we do.

Our actions

In FY22 we will:
  • Establish regional plans and actions to deliver Equity, Diversity and Inclusion throughout our business.
  • Set diversity targets appropriate to each area of the business.
  • Extend our work with Hatch Analytics to new geographies and incorporate their findings into our plans.
  • Forensically review who, how and why we promote across our whole business.
  • Launch specific targets for female representation in Senior Leadership globally.
  • Establish an Advisory Group of Senior Female Leaders to inform and support regional and global DE&I initiatives and actions to meet these targets.
  • Develop a best practice approach to create a truly inclusive environment in all Hays’ businesses globally.
  • Work with the Hays Helps initiative to support Our Purpose of Improving Lives and Creating Opportunities, specifically for under-represented demographics.

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