West Midlands employers make the Stonewall Top 100

Stonewall workplace equality index 2010 coverFour West Midlands employers are featured in the 2010 Stonewall Top 100 Employers, showcasing Britain’s best employers for gay staff.

At number 19, West Midlands Police is the region’s top-rated employer for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people, and there is a first appearance in the top 100 for Warwickshire County Council (no. 88).

The region’s other top 100 ranked employers are Staffordshire Police (34) and Birmingham City Council (60), both of which have featured in previous years.

The top performing industrial sector is professional services, followed by police authorities and central government.

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Diversity week in the West Midlands 16th-20th November 2009

West Midlands Employer CoalitionMonday 16th November heralds the start of Diversity Week 2009, promoted by Advantage West Midlands in partnership with the West Midlands Employer Coalition.

Around 35 events are taking place across the West Midlands between 16th-20th November 2009, aiming to help businesses appreciate the real benefits of a diverse workforce.

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