Diversity and equality

Pledge to recruit more women into senior tech roles

Published: 23 June 2023

Last updated: 20 June 2024

Ofcom and the UK's major telecoms providers have committed to promoting the role of women in technology roles.

Celebrating LGBT+ history month 2024

Published: 28 February 2024

Last updated: 28 February 2024

LGBT+ history month is coming to an end, and this year’s theme has been medicine, #UnderTheScope. 2024’s theme celebrates LGBT+ people’s contributions to health and medicine, while also recognising some of the inequalities the community has faced accessing healthcare.

Celebrating Black pioneers in our industries for Black History Month

Published: 30 October 2023

Last updated: 30 October 2023

To mark Black History Month we’re looking at some of the Black pioneers who have helped to blaze a trail in some of the sectors that Ofcom looks after as a regulator. Some of the technologies and platforms that come under our remit date back quite some time, and it’s clear to see the impact of Black contributors in even some of the earliest innovations, continuing through to technologies and content we enjoy today.

Leading cyber security bodies and telecoms firms join pledge to get more women into tech roles

Published: 11 October 2023

Last updated: 11 October 2023

Four more leading telecoms organisations have joined Ofcom in committing to help more women access technology roles across the telecoms industry.

Ofcom named a Times Top 50 employer for women

Published: 9 August 2023

Last updated: 9 August 2023

We’re pleased to announce that Ofcom has again been recognised as a Times Top 50 employer for women.

Diversity and inclusion at Ofcom

Published: 2 August 2023

At Ofcom we are determined to do all we can to promote diversity and equality inside our organisation and in the wider sectors we regulate.

Supporting our LGBTQ+ colleagues on National Coming Out Day

Published: 5 July 2023

Last updated: 5 July 2023

Today, to mark National Coming Out Day, we wanted to set out some of the ways in which we support our LGBTQ+ employees and create a safe, respectful place for everyone to work every day – whether our colleagues choose to be out at work, or not.

How we’re supporting our colleagues on International Men’s Day

Published: 5 July 2023

Last updated: 5 July 2023

On International Men’s Day, we celebrate the men in our lives and the contribution they make to our families and society.

Ofcom recognised as a Times Top 50 employer for gender equality

Published: 29 June 2023

Last updated: 29 June 2023

We’ve been listed as one of Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality for the fourth year in a row, recognising our continued commitment to creating an inclusive workplace culture for all women.

Ofcom statement on Stonewall’s Diversity Champions

Published: 29 June 2023

Last updated: 29 June 2023

Ofcom has recently reviewed its relationship with Stonewall, and taken the decision to step back from our membership of the Diversity Champions programme.

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