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In order to be a truly diverse and inclusive workforce, PageGroup has a culture of belonging, where difference is valued and we accept without exception. Below illustrates how we do this:


Our story so far




Women succeed at work 

In 2012 we launched [email protected] to improve our gender balance at all levels across our business. Since then, we have:

  • Achieved the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2018
  • Received BITC Gold Award – Gender Benchmark 2018
  • Launched a global mentoring programme (over 140 women currently taking part in the UK)
  • Launched our [email protected] global minisite
  • Senior female leadership programme – Authentic Charisma and regular focus groups
  • Partnered with Peppy Menopause
  • Partnered with Smart Works
  • Regularly publish ‘A Woman’s Journey’ profiles globally
  • Signed the ‘Voluntary Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms’
  • Created [email protected] ‘Yammer’ network
  • Joined Women on Boards
  • Enrolled Executive Board Director and COO, Olly Watson, on the ‘Men as Agents of Change’ Working Group, set up to support the work of the Women’s Business Council
  • Run 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


A Woman's Journey profiles

Emily Haddow

Emily Haddow

Ravi Shergill

Ravi Shergill





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:

  • Been named a Stonewall Top 100 Employer 2018 
  • Run LGBT+ Inclusive Recruitment event for Trans Awareness Week 2018
  • Become the first recruitment company to become a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion
  • Participated in the Stonewall ‘Starting out Guide’   
  • Worked with universities to help us attract the best talent - #PrideAtPage
  • Run CV workshops and skills sessions for local LGBT+ university students
  • Presented at Stonewall Manchester Conference 2018
  • Regularly profiled - allies and LGBT+ employees
  • [email protected] ‘Yammer’ network
  • Appointed senior sponsors and champions
  • Global [email protected] campaigns each June in support of Pride month
  • Affiliated with P3 network in support of our LGBT+ parents



2020 Pride highlights

Diversity & Inclusion - 2020 Pride highlights


LGBT Profiles: Angel and Lily






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:

  • Partnered with MyFamilyCare to offer a work and family space portal
  • Offered free emergency backup child/elder care
  • Launched [email protected] intranet site
  • Run maternity coaching workshops
  • Run new parent workshops
  • Introduced Global maternity guidelines
  • Launched [email protected] intranet site
  • Launched [email protected] ‘Yammer’ network
  • Partnered with Educating Matters for parenting seminars and 1-2-1 Clinics
  • Regularly published case studies/role models
  • Appointed senior sponsors and champions
  • Run Bring Your Kids into Work Days
  • Signed the #workingforward pledge – making the workplace the best it can be for pregnant women and new mothers


Dynamic working profile: Mark Lawson-Jones

Dynamic working





[email protected] – 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 allows us to effectively communicate with all employees, clients and candidates so that necessary adjustments can be made for anyone with a disability.

  • Disability Confident Employer (Level 2)
  • First recruitment company to sign the Time To Change pledge – to end mental health discrimination
  • Have a network of Mental Health Champions
  • Healthcare Experience Days – free events open to employees to promote well-being
  • Run annual global [email protected] campaigns for World Mental Health Day
  • Support and engage in Time To Talk Day, Mental Health Awareness Week
  • Partner with Clear Company
  • Real people/real stories of employees whose lives are affected by disability
  • EAP and private healthcare support
  • Mental Health Awareness training for line managers
  • Created A[email protected] Yammer network
  • Appointed senior sponsor
  • Regular hints and tips to improve general health and wellbeing
  • Valuable 500 Company 

RIDI 100 Partnership

Kiran Daffu

Dynamic working

Tania Garstang

Dynamic working





[email protected] – A multicultural workforce thrives

Promoting the awareness and benefits of multicultural business teams.

In February 2020, we launched [email protected] to optimise learnings from one culture to another and promote the benefit of multicultural perspectives in the workplace.

  • Signed Race at Work Charter
  • Reverse Mentoring programme for the UK Board
  • ‘In Conversation with….’ Webinar with Lieutenant Colonel Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, the Queen’s equerry
  • Ran #beheard webinars in support of BLM
  • Ran focus groups with BITC facilitating conversations to understand barriers
  • Ran ‘Let’s Talk about Race Webinar’
  • Assigned senior sponsor
  • UK D&I Director is a lead mentor for the BITC Cross Organisational Mentoring Circle


Learn more

Find out about our inclusion promise here.





[email protected] – Age is just a number

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