Although the foundations are already built into our values: Respectful and Caring, as part of this month's Chat with Kat, we talked about what we are already doing to be inclusive and what we can be doing to be a more inclusive employer. Some comments included:
This is something we are going to continue to focus on, to ensure everyone feels able to speak up if and when things are not right for them.
We also talked about loneliness, the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week. Everyone can feel lonely from time to time, and loneliness can mean different things to different people, but when these feelings become more frequent it is important to speak up about it. Several people shared their loneliness stories: