McCann Worldgroup has joined the Incapacity Assured Scheme, a authorities programme that encourages employers to suppose otherwise about incapacity and take motion to recruit, retain and develop disabled individuals.
Joined by sister companies McCann Well being and Weber Shandwick, McCann Worldgroup will even convey its companies McCann, Momentum, MRM, and Craft into the scheme.
Mark Lund, president, Europe and UK, at McCann Worldgroup, referred to as growing illustration of disabled individuals within the office an “important step”.
He added: “Whereas attracting expertise is crucial, our focus will proceed to be on difficult attitudes towards incapacity and offering significant profession alternatives throughout our built-in community of companies that assist manufacturers earn a significant position in individuals’s lives.”
Final 12 months, McCann Worldgroup additionally joined the government’s Kickstart scheme, to assist younger expertise get a begin within the trade.
Bertille Calinaud, regional director, variety and inclusion, UK and Europe at McCann Worldgroup, mentioned: “This newest initiative underpins our dedication to assist, recruit and retain extra disabled individuals and people with well being situations into the UK inventive sector.
“Taking part within the scheme is along with our on-going actions to handle systemic points by way of inclusive insurance policies, studying and growth alternatives, awareness-raising initiatives, community-wide and management DE&I coaching.”
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