The best businesses benefit from a dynamic and diverse mix of people. Diversity and inclusion is now, quite rightly, a hot topic in business. It often starts with internal debate on team diversity, but should also extend to customer awareness and marketing sensitivity.

Like many of the big and important ethical business initiatives, this will require expert focus to enact properly and with full integrity. However the questions here can help start a healthy debate.

Think carefully about who you want to fill this in, and who should be involved in the subsequent debate.

Try to avoid the cliché of Male, Pale and Stale (or Yale) – an all too common scenario of male-orientated boardroom decision making, with no representation from minority groups.