Employee networks

Our employee-run networks play an integral role in connecting individuals and providing a sense of community and culture.


Proud FT

Proud FT brings together lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer individuals and allies within the FT. The group aims to create an environment that makes LGBTQ+ colleagues feel empowered and free to be themselves at work.

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FT Access

FT Access aims to transform attitudes and provide a positive working environment for people with disabilities. The group works with external organisations and charities to create supported internships, work experience projects and events. The FT is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

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FT Embrace

FT Embrace is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) employee-led network. FT Embrace works to inform and educate individuals about BAME experiences and raises cultural awareness through open discussions and events. The group is committed to creating and maintaining a supportive environment for all.

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FT Women

FT Women is represented by local networks in our New York and London offices. The group runs events and networking opportunities to educate, empower and advance all working professionals at the FT and beyond.


FT Mental Health

The FT Mental Health network aims to raise awareness of mental health issues in the workplace by developing a culture where people feel able to talk more openly about their mental health, and ensure people get the practical help they need.

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FT Families

FT Families is an inclusive global employee network developed and run by working parents to support families and parents-to-be across the FT Group. Our aim is to nurture a culture that provides equal opportunities for parents/non-parents to achieve their full potential.

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FT Sustainability

FT Sustainability is an employee-led group working to improve signage, awareness and education around waste management and recycling whilst encouraging greener behaviours in the workplace. We are committed to demonstrating that making sustainable choices is a shared responsibility.