Talent acquisition, development and retention is without doubt going to be one of the biggest challenges for UK business post-Brexit. Building teams that include a diversity of European and other nationalities could become significantly harder if the UK puts a hard brake on immigration. It will require organisations to examine their approach to diversity.
Some organisations are already making significant in-roads with diversity programmes dealing with issues of national identity, gender, race, sexual orientation, language and religion. So what works and what doesn't? The following article by the Harvard Business Review, argues that successful diversity initiatives focus on engagement, contact and social accountability. It is an interesting article and worth reading in full.