Dominic Bernard

Fawcett Society outlines how to prevent workplace sexual harassment

Women's rights charity the Fawcett Society has set out five pillars to change organisational culture to help prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Living with Covid and the end of isolation: employers risk excluding vulnerable

As all remaining Covid restrictions will be lifted in England from Thursday 24 February, how will employers keep vulnerable staff safe?

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Do you need to start asking about the environment in job interviews?

Clothing brand Banana Moon has started testing candidates’ ecological awareness at interview in the hope that it will help encourage grass-roots efforts and an open culture of change.

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Discrimination first aid: an effective tool at HR’s disposal?

A new discrimination first aid course has been launched to give employees the skills to face up to discrimination in the workplace. But will it become a standard in UK workplaces?

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Employers pledge support for action on social mobility

More than a hundred leading employers, including Morgan Stanley, British Airways and Bloomberg, have pledged support for a ten-point social mobility action plan.

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Employers ditch skills requirements to find the right candidate

A third (33%) of UK organisations are willing to drop skills requirements before any others as companies fight for talent.

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Annoying colleagues deter Brits from returning to offices

When returning to the office, UK workers are more worried about sharing a space with annoying colleagues than they are about catching Covid.

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ONS data exposes older workers driving talent shortages

Older people are falling out of the labour market at a high rate, often due to long-term ill health.

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Watch on demand: How to cater to a greater diversity of needs with your wellbeing strategy

When it comes to wellbeing, how can HR meet the many different needs of a diverse workforce? Panellists on HR magazine’s HR Lunchtime Debate met to discuss one of the people profession's top...

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Met Police: blame only deepens cultural divide, expert warns

Sadiq Khan’s public criticism of former Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has garnered both praise and blame in the press. But is it the right way to solve cultural issues the Met may...

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UK managers quitting over stress and lack of training rather than pay

Nearly three quarters (72%) of UK managers who have recently quit their job said adequate training and support could have persuaded them to stay.

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Is the UK a meritocracy? Brits don’t think so

The vast majority (80%) of British people think no matter how hard they work, people with better business contacts will always get ahead.

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