SLR joins Neurodiversity in Business (NiB)
We are proud to announce that SLR has joined Neurodiversity in Business (NiB), an industry forum to support the participation of neurodivergent individuals in the workplace in the UK. It will share industry good practice on neurodivergent recruitment, retention and empowerment. NiB’s vision is to foster a corporate environment where neurodivergent people are understood and form an invaluable part of the work culture. Between 15-20% of the population are estimated to be neurodivergent—around 10-13.5 million in the UK—yet just a small proportion of this group are in any form of employment.
The organisation, led by Dan Harris, Chief Executive Officer, draws upon the cumulative knowledge of neurodivergent experts and leading companies to share best practices and improve the employment and experience of the neurodiverse workforce.
As SLR joined NiB, Dan Harris, CEO said:
“We are delighted that SLR has become a founding member of NiB. It signals their commitment to ensuring a truly inclusive workplace and a desire to strive for the best in diversity and inclusion standards.
We look forward to working with SLR and all our members in delivering meaningful change for the neurodivergent across business.”
A selection of the forum’s founding members include: Accenture; Amazon, ARM, AstraZeneca; Capita; Google Hiscox; IBM, Kimberly Clark; KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group; McDonalds, Metro Bank; NatWest; Network Rail; Openreach; Oracle; Orange; Rolls Royce plc; Sky; TalkTalk; The Open University; Unilever; Virgin Media/O2 and many more.
NiB also has an array of close partnerships with leading organisations in the ND ecosystem including: Auticon; Ambitious about Autism; the ADHD Foundation; the British Dyslexia Association; Caudwell Children’s Charity; Diversity and Ability (D&A); DO-IT Profiler; Genius Within, Lexxic; National Autistic Society and many more.
For further information as to how to join NiB, please visit neurodiversityinbusiness.org