Autistic M&S worker unfairly dismissed for harassment allegation

A tribunal has found that retailer Marks & Spencer unfairly fired an autistic man after a colleague complained about his behaviour.

Bankruptcy at Birmingham City Council sparks warnings on equal pay

An effective bankruptcy at Birmingham City Council has sparked warnings about the value of equal pay in mitigating financial and legal risk and allowing employers to access vital skills.

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Government plans to push disabled workers into employment condemned

A proposal to tighten access to benefits for those unable to work due to mobility or mental health issues has been slammed by legal and HR experts.

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Why positive disruptors are needed to create racial equity and fairer workplaces

The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the world and the largest employer of global majority people in the UK.

The power of open-sourcing HR: Why belonging is best built without walls

It’s no secret that different people and HR teams have their individual superpowers.

Lloyds Bank manager dismissed for using racial slur wins tribunal

A manager at Lloyds Bank who used the 'N-word' during a race education session, was unfairly dismissed, a tribunal has found.

D&I Clinic: Is it discriminatory to reserve roles for disabled applicants?

The D&I Clinic is a space for HR professionals to anonymously air their challenging D&I questions. Our guest expert Caroline Collier discusses positive discrimination in the recruitment of disabled...

Withdrawn job offer costs firm £17,000 for disability discrimination

A man with a stammer has won £17,000 in compensation at the employment tribunal, after a prospective employer withdrew its job offer.

Career breaks diminish older workers’ confidence

Stopping work, even temporarily, significantly impacts the confidence over-50s have in the relevance of their skills, according to research from pension provider Aegon.

Employers failing to prepare for retirement, research finds

Almost a third (30%) of workers plan to retire in the next five years, yet only 11% of employers have discussed their retirement plans with them, according to exclusive research from recruitment...

Understanding the weight of the law against obesity discrimination

Across the UK, obesity levels have been steadily increasing, with the latest Health Survey for England reporting that 60% of the working age population (16-64-years-old) are now classed as overweight...

The importance of safeguarding LGBT+ business travellers

Over the last 20 years, there has been remarkable global progress in LGBT+ rights, paving the way for greater inclusivity and diversity in many parts of the world.