Diversity & inclusion

Cancel culture is putting dialogue in crisis

There is a crisis in dialogue at the moment, which has seeped from wider society into companies and organisations.

Poor strategy crippling D&I efforts

Over half (51%) of SMEs don’t have a process for setting diversity hiring goals, according to a new report.

Removing the 'opt-in' process will close leadership gender gap

Employers can eliminate their gender gaps by assuming everyone is interested in a leadership position, rather than asking them to apply if interested.

How to get Black History Month right

This Black History Month is particularly special because it is a year since the murder of George Floyd and we are in the middle of a period when employees and their families are adjusting to the...

Improve workplace culture to tackle sexual harassment, finds report

Sexual harassment is more effectively tackled when treated as a symptom of workplace culture, rather than as an issue of individual behaviour.

Rethinking workplace diversity

Diversity is difference. Both visible and invisible; subjective and selective; socially constructed yet based on real experience. It has the power to engender both feelings of inclusion and of...

Europe leads global average for female board representation

Over a third (34%) of European companies have a woman on the board, making it the world’s leading continent for gender representation in 2021.

HR profession still lacking diversity

Data compiled by the CIPD shows that the HR profession still has a long way to go to improve diversity and lags behind the general workforce in this area.

How do you achieve racial equity at work? Call out racism

Racial equity remains a challenge as organisations grapple with the complications of inclusivity.

Pay gap reporting isn’t perfect, but greater transparency is necessary

While COVID-19 has undoubtedly accelerated new ways of working, the Black Lives Matter movement has – rightly so – created an unprecedented urgency for more genuinely diverse and inclusive workplaces...

Hybrid working not a panacea for inclusivity

A report out this week suggests that the adoption of hybrid working models would allow nearly 4 million people otherwise unable to work to join the UK workforce.

UK employees fear losing their jobs due to EDI programmes

Almost a third (31%) of UK employees fear they will lose their job if their organisation becomes more diverse and inclusive, according to new research by Dynata.

Diversity & inclusion