Sky in top 100 best places for LGBT+ to work

Sky has been named as one of the best places to work for LGBT+ people in the UK by equalities charity Stonewall.
The media company, which owns Sky News, came in 29th equal in Stonewall's top 100 employers list.
It shared the placing with Swansea University.Sky is the only media business to be included in the 100 companies.Stephen van Rooyen, Chief Executive Officer UK & ROI, Sky said: "We are incredibly proud to be the only organisation from the media sector to be recognised by Stonewall as a Top 100 Employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people."This achievement demonstrates Sky's ongoing commitment to inclusion, at all levels within our business."It is also testament to the engaging initiatives led by our LGBT+@Sky employee network."Increasing diversity, thereby accessing most diverse set of experiences and ideas helps to ensure that we reflect our customer base and make balanced business decisions."Sky marks and celebrates key LGBT+ events across its sites and the HR team makes sure all policies are fully inclusive.The firm works with a variety of national charities supporting the LGBT+ community, including the Albert Kennedy Trust, Mesmac, Waverley Care and the Terrance Higgins TrustCompanies in the top 100 ranged from local councils and government departments to law firms and universities.The top 10:
National Assembly for WalesPinsent Masons international law firmGentoo - a housing association in SunderlandCheshire Fire and Rescue ServiceLloyds Banking GroupBaker McKenzie law firmBerwin Leighton Paisner law firmCitibank
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