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PRCA Diversity, HR, and LGBT+ Group event: PRCA launches Diversity and Inclusion Guidelines


Date

13 Feb 2018

Time

18:30

Location

London

Details

Summary:

Please join us for this PRCA event where we will be launching our Diversity and Inclusion Guidelines. Please arrive at 18:30 for an 18:45 start.

Event Type: Member Event

Address: M&C Saatchi, 36 Golden Square, London, W1F 9EE

Event Overview

PRCA is launching its Diversity and Inclusion Guidelines following the PR and Communications Council’s pledge to improve diversity within the industry.

According to the PR Census 2016, the industry is 91% white and 89% British. In addition, 64% of the industry is made up of women but the gender pay gap in 2016 was £9,111 in favour of men. Only 2% of PR and communications practitioners consider themselves to have a disability. These statistics highlight the need for a collaborative, industry-led approach to tackle the problem.

The PRCA has always been committed to improving diversity within the PR and communications industry and we are pleased to be launching this publication alongside the PRCA Diversity Network on 13th February, 2018. This document is designed to act as a guide for organisations and professionals in the industry looking to gain an understanding of how to improve diversity and inclusion within the workplace and the wider industry.

Chair:

Pema Seely CMPRCA, Senior Account Director, M&C Saatchi PR, and Chairman of PRCA's Diversity Network

Panelists

Geraint Lloyd-Taylor CMPRCA, Head of Advertising and Marketing, Lewis Silkin, and Chairman of PRCA's LGBT+ Group

Jane Johnson MPRCA, Founder & Managing Director, Feel Communications

Loveday Langton CMPRCA, Group People and Culture Director, Hotwire PR, and Chairman of PRCA's HR Forum

Elizabeth Bananuka, PR Counsultant and Founder, BME PR Pros

This event is worth 15 points in the PRCA CPD Scheme.