Diversity & inclusion

Diversity and inclusion policies lack data on return on investment

Having a diversity and inclusion policy is the least effective D&I initiative when it comes to providing any information about return on investment (ROI).

Pay gap reporting is failing women as pay gap widens

Today is Equal Pay Day, the date calculated by the Fawcett Society that marks the point in the year where women (on average), stop earning relative to men because of the gender pay gap.

Gender neutrality as part of inclusivity cannot stop at email signatures, it needs policy and process too

When LinkedIn made gender pronouns available as an option on its platform at the start of 2021, it reflected a trend of greater awareness of gender neutrality across the globe.

Should employers pay for HRT to help with menopause?

Many going through menopause find their symptoms affect their work, yet hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could offer a potential solution.

Attracting, recruiting, and supporting those with ADHD

In the UK, it’s estimated that around one in seven people (more than 15%) are neurodiverse. However, just 10% of HR professionals in the UK reported that consideration of neurodiversity is included in...

Refugee women half as likely to find employment than women born in UK

Bias could be blocking refugee women from jobs as a new report reveals they have been employed at half the rate (35%) of those born in the UK (71%).

Sexual harassment on the rise as remote work blurs social boundaries

Law firm Royds Withy King has warned of an uptick in sexual harassment at work due to more hybrid working.

Pandemic has hit disabled workers' finances hard, warns TUC

A new poll from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has found that two in five (40%) disabled workers in the UK have been pushed into financial hardship by the pandemic.

Assistive technologies can level the employment playing field for disabled people

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology published a report into accessible employment for disabled individuals over the summer.

UK's largest occupations driving gender pay gap

Eight in 10 (83%) of the UK’s most popular jobs, including those in retail, care and admin, have a gender pay gap in favour of men.

Disabled employment back on track to pre-pandemic levels

The proportion of disabled people in work has risen to pre-pandemic levels, having dipped during COVID-19.

David Lammy encourages middle managers to embrace diversity at work

Middle managers need to embrace diversity and inclusion before any real change can happen in an organisation, Labour MP for Tottenham David Lammy told delegates at day two of the CIPD annual...

Diversity & inclusion