Age diversity

Supply chains are the missing link in D&I

Are organisations doing enough to promote diversity and inclusion on their supply chains? In short, no.

Is June Sarpong's BBC salary too much for a three-day week?

June Sarpong's salary as diversity champion for the BBC has been brought into question.

Employee-led groups have an important role to play post-COVID

Diverse groups across organisations have faced a number of different challenges and circumstances during the pandemic; from adapting to working from home with a disability; women taking on more...

Menopause: where legislation fails employers can step in

For years, menopause has been one of those subjects people shy away from in spite of it being a biological fact. This is particularly true in the workplace: although some employees experience...

Job flexibility will drive workforce diversity

If businesses want to cultivate a culture of equality, they need to change their views on flexible working, says business psychologist Jess Hornsby.

John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Dixons Carphone launch retail diversity initiative

Big UK retailers have founded Diversity in Retail (DiR) to drive equality across the consumer goods sector.

Equality, diversity & inclusion lessons from the 2021 IES annual conference

HR magazine attended the Institute for Employment Studies’ annual conference this week (Thurs 10 June), which this year focussed on equality, diversity and inclusion.

Why most corporate diversity strategies fail and how to ensure yours doesn't

In 2021, it’s saddening to think FTSE 100 companies are still home to fewer than ten female CEOs, and to no black leaders at all.

Experience: a year as chair of Liverpool Law Society EDI Committee

Ask anyone working in a role related to diversity, equality and social inclusion what motivates them and you’ll hear any number of good reasons. Our passions, life experiences and a conviction that we...

HR magazine launches diversity and inclusion clinic

HR magazine has launched a new Q&A column to answer HR’s burning diversity and inclusion questions.

News

Coronavirus pandemic worsens unemployment crisis for older workers

A new report by the Resolution Foundation has found the cost of being made redundant is especially high for older workers.

Rescuing older workers from the post-COVID scrapheap

The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the UK’s economy into the deepest slump since quarterly records began, with the country officially entering a recession for the first time since the 2008 financial...

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