DIVERSE COMPANY AWARD –
Welsh Government place diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything they do. Their Apprenticeship Scheme Outreach Programme was awarded the CIPD People’s Management Award for best diversity and inclusion initiative. Their commitment to diversity was also recognised when they were placed 8th out of 445 organisations in the 2019 Stonewall Workplace Index making them the highest performing government, government department or government agency in the UK. The Welsh Government has also been given gold status in 2017 and 2018 by a:gender, the civil service wide network for trans, non-binary and intersex civil servants. A commitment to diversity and inclusion is led by the top of the organisation; The Permanent Secretary and her director generals are senior sponsors of their diversity networks.