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Diversity and inclusion remains CEO’s top priority in pandemic – yet employees feel unsupported

Nine out of 10 CEOs have said that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) remains a moderate, very important, or top priority during coronavirus, yet the climate is proving challenging to progress.

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Job flexibility helps narrow gender pay gap as women apply for more senior roles

The option to work part-time, job share or flexibly could be fundamental to helping close the gender pay gap, finds a new study by Zurich insurance and the government-backed Behavioural Insights Team.

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Remote work could be damaging relations between different ethnic groups in England and Wales

Remote working is preventing employees from mixing and socialising with colleagues from different ethnicities.

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HR's conversational habits create culture

HR can transform company culture with its next conversation, according Megan Reitz, author and professor of leadership and dialogue at Hult Ashridge Executive Education,

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Nearly a third of UK workers would return to office for cash incentives

Just 7% of UK office workers have said they would be willing to return to the office full time post-coronavirus, demonstrating a shift in attitudes towards presenteeism.

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Furlough scheme extension: is it too late to save jobs in a second lockdown?

The UK government’s extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has come as a welcome relief for many employers as the country faces its second national lockdown.

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Employers not doing enough to encourage senior level diversity

?Less than a quarter (23%) of UK employers go beyond basic legislative requirements on diversity when it comes to recruitment and selection of senior level roles.

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Brexit talks failings threaten already uncertain jobs market, say Lords

?UK trade negotiations with the EU are at risk of leaving those in the professional and business services sectors unprepared.

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Three-tier coronavirus system needs to be united with government intervention

?Yesterday the UK government confirmed its three-tier lockdown rule to protect the public from coronavirus.

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Redundancy fears rise as UK faces end of furlough

Over half (54%) of UK employees are worried either they or someone in their household will lose their job when furlough comes to an end this month.

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Mandatory gender pay gap reporting has ‘naming and shaming effect’ on driving equity

Employers are taking action to reduce their gender pay gap due to concerns of the ‘naming and shaming effect’ poor pay equity can have on their ability to attract the best talent.

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Government's labour market interventions risk disjointing Plan for Jobs

?The Department for Work & Pensions’ (DWP) £238 million Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) has provided another piece in the puzzle faced by people left jobless by the coronavirus pandemic, yet critics...

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