If you are a business owner, it is more important than ever nowadays to know how to improve and how to promote diversity equity and inclusion in your workplace. When starting a business, you should make your own Equal Opportunities & Diversity Policy. This will show potential employees that you care about them and support them no matter who they are as a person based on their race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and many more.
Another great policy to implement is the Anti-Bullying & Harassment, and Mental Health & Wellbeing. These will ensure your employees know you have a safe work environment where they can be themselves.
This is a huge thing to have for your business and can increase the potential number of people applying for your open positions.
You should create a safe space and tell your newly hired employees that they are always welcome to ask any questions or talk to you or other management if there is anything going wrong within the work environment. Adding in this cultural aspect of your workplace can make a lot of employees feel safe and feel like they can ask questions when they are feeling stuck. This is all very important when you are running any kind of business.