Diversity and Inclusion
New multinational health equity report explores how different communities are impacted by health inequity
September 12, 2023
Discrimination and lack of trust are increasingly being recognized as critical factors in limiting important access to healthcare. This new multinational health equity report released today paints a vivid picture of the challenges faced and adds further data to support the need for action. A collaborative effort between agencies within the Omnicom PR Group, including FleishmanHillard, and The Atlantic, involving research among over 6,000 people from diverse communities in four countries. We would love to talk to...
May 11, 2023
In 2020, FleishmanHillard became the first PR agency in the country to achieve the EY National Equality Standard (NES) accreditation, and today are pleased to announce re-accreditation by EY after a rigorous assessment process. The EY NES – developed in collaboration with the UK Government and CBI – stands for a period of three years and is the UK’s leading DE&I standard. Receiving the accreditation is a recognition of the commitment FleishmanHillard has made to...
April 13, 2023
We’re very pleased to announce we have signed the Working with Cancer Pledge The Pledge was established as a way to abolish the stigma and insecurity that exists for people with cancer in the workplace. It asks organisations to provide a more open, supportive and recovery-forward culture at work for all employees with cancer. Christine Lydon, Director (Healthcare) and Chair of Disability ERG, commented, “Speaking from experience, navigating work after a cancer diagnosis can be...
Hidden in plain sight: Exploring the challenges working women face and the power of sharing our experiences
March 8, 2023
In 2023, we know women can do and be whatever they want to be – women are business leaders, prime ministers, campaigners, mothers. Particularly in the PR industry, where women are strongly represented, we celebrate and take advantage of the skills and insights women bring to the workplace – this is nothing new. At FleishmanHillard UK, we are striving to become the most inclusive PR agency in the world, and this year we are placing...
FleishmanHillard UK achieves PRCA Communications Management Standard accreditation for the eighteenth year
February 27, 2023
FleishmanHillard UK has achieved the PRCA's Communications Management Standard (CMS) accreditation — the hallmark of PR and communications excellence — for the eighteenth year. For PR and communications consultancies, CMS combines elements of ISO 9001 quality management and Investors in People people management with criteria specific to PR and communications consultancy providing a robust framework for agencies to manage their reputation, and enhance credibility and performance. For FleishmanHillard, CMS accreditation is a demonstration of its...
February 15, 2023
Guest author: Bibi Hilton, CEO of Creative Access Accents and use of language are often seen (mistakenly) as a marker of class, level of education and socio-economic background. Creative Access, a leading social enterprise specialising in diversity and inclusion, partnered with FleishmanHillard UK to explore the extent and impact of this “language discrimination” on employer cultures, employees and aspiring employees and on the work they produce in the creative industries and beyond. Our research consisted...
December 8, 2022
FleishmanHillard UK has promoted its head of technology Claudia Bate to the new role of managing director of sectors and specialisms. In this newly created cross-agency role, Claudia will take the agency lead on integrating FleishmanHillard UK’s 20+ existing sector and specialist service offerings, including Crisis and Issues, Purpose, ESG, Corporate Reporting, Youth and Culture, and Sports Marketing. FleishmanHillard UK has experienced another year of record growth fuelled by organic growth in several areas such...
October 24, 2022
Join us on Friday 4th November 2022, 9:00-10:30 AM (GMT) for a panel discussion on accent and language discrimination in the creative industries. Accents and use of language are often seen (mistakenly) as a marker of education and socio-economic background. In PR and other creative industries, this can result in classism, impacting career access and progression, limiting the potential of creative work. Creative Access, a leading social enterprise specialising in diversity and inclusion have partnered...
October 14, 2022
Let me start by saying that I am aware I have all the privilege – I am a white, middle-class, man. I acknowledge the advantages that those things have given me in my life. But here’s the thing. I am over 50. For all you Millennials and Gen Zs, that makes me Gen X. To be honest, I’d been working client-side for a while, and I wasn’t expecting to move back to the agency world...
FleishmanHillard UK win Most Creative Diversity and Inclusion Campaign of the Year at the Creative Moment Awards 2022
September 30, 2022
Last night at the Creative Moment Awards, we took to the stage alongside our client International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to collect the award for Most Creative Diversity & Inclusion Campaign of the Year for the launch of WeThe15, the largest human rights campaign to advance the lives of 1.2bn people with disabilities (15% of the world's population). The integrated campaign is a collaborative effort involving agencies adam&eveDDB, FleishmanHillard, Porter Novelli, and Portland plus a...