Diversity & inclusion

Eliminating the zero-sum game mindset will accelerate workplace diversity

For a number of years, businesses have been working to embed diversity initiatives and inclusive behaviours into their culture, increasing awareness and understanding of the benefits a diverse...

Is 2021 finally the year women can discuss menopause in the workplace?

It is increasingly clear to me, since I became peri-menopausal, that we do not have nearly enough conversations about how this monumental life event, the menopause, affects our working habits.

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Scepticism over gender pay gap remains high among British public

Some members of the British public are still not convinced that the gender pay gap exists, with 18% of Brits saying the gap is an example of political correctness going too far.

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Why we must all choose to challenge for International Women's Day

International Women’s Day 2021 (IWD) is an opportunity to reflect on the progress both Diageo and society have made towards improving gender equality. But the unprecedented challenges of the last...

HR has the opportunity to help progress women at work

Coronavirus presents an opportunity for HR to create a culture that encourages women's progression, despite the pandemic's detrimental impact on gender equality in the workplace.

The gender pay gap  - not just a squeeze on pockets

To progress on equality, we need more pay transparency.

Half of women still feel stigma of talking about menopause at work

A new report commissioned by Vodafone found 50% of women experiencing menopause symptoms at work feel there is a stigma attached to talking about it, prompting a third (33%) to hide how they’re...

WIG’s Diversity and Inclusion Series 2021

Starting Monday 15 March, a four day conference hosted by The Whitehall and Industry Group (WIG) will examine the importance of diversity and inclusion within organisations.

COVID-19's impact on women in the workforce is yet to be fully realised

The full impact of COVID-19 on women's progress at work has not yet been realised, with huge consequences for gender equality.

Gender pay gap reporting extension could give firms wrong message

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) will be giving UK firms a six-month grace period if they do not report their gender pay gap data by 30 March (public sector) or 4 April (private) 2021.

Coronavirus pandemic puts women’s equality at risk

MPs have put pressure on the UK government to support women’s employment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Older workers’ employability is an HRD responsibility, part two

While people are working longer and longer, there is a perception that older workers are less able to move between jobs than younger cohorts, and HR needs to address that, finds Silvia Dello Russo.

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