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'Business needs to be more diverse and inclusive'

Lisa Lord, Associate Director for Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton strives for more gender equality in firm

Business culture needs to be both diverse and inclusive, but it wont happen by itself.

That's from local accountancy firm Grant Thornton Isle of Man who is continuing to strive for better gender balance in business.

Members of the firm have recently returned from the networks diversity and inclusion conference in Rome.  

One of the Associate Directors at the Athol Street branch, Lisa Lord, says its imperative member firms accelerate the progression of women into leadership roles.

Adding that during her time at Grant Thornton, the company has always made efforts to develop and embrace a culture that encourages leadership diversity.   

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