Diversity & inclusion

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...

How to make the most of employee networks

After starting a successful employee committee Amanda Nicholson, people change lead at Optegra Eye Health Care, explains how to make the most out of them.

COVID impacts ambition of disadvantaged young people

Young people from lower-income households have lowered their career ambitions, since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, as they fear their goals are now unachievable.

How to best serve LGBT+ employees

Workplace discrimination against LGBT+ members is a significant problem, with many LGBT+ employees believing their company could do more.

Businesses reduce use of BAME over racism concerns

Reports highlighting racism in UK business are leading companies to distance themselves from the widely used BAME acronym.

Siemens targets engineering gender bias

Siemens is aiming for gender parity with a new recruitment programme aimed at boosting the number of women in engineering.

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.

Preparing for pay equity analysis

Pay equity was already a hot topic, fuelled by a growing body of pay equity legislation and active social movements. Then the pandemic struck, and early diagnosable outcomes indicate that low-income...

Talent acquisition and CSR must break silos to help diversity

Most businesses recognise the value - whether moral, monetary or reputational - of both diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies and corporate, social and governance (CSR) efforts.

How HR can approach changing conversations around diversity

Conversations around diversity and inclusion have evolved as companies and leaders start to understand the importance of implementing inclusivity across the company for not only their brand but for...

Closing the gender pension gap: What can employers do?

It’s 50 years since it became illegal to pay women less than their male counterparts, yet the gender pay gap means women are still paid 15.5% less than men. The financial gap gets a whole lot wider...

Diversity & inclusion