Diversity & inclusion

‘If you’re from an ethnic background, you are told to work twice as hard’, new equity report finds discrimination still rife in UK workforce

There remain fundamental issues of racism in the UK workforce, with Black employees worse off than those from a White, Asian or mixed ethnic background.

Tesco employees win landmark equal pay tribunal

The European Court of Justice has ruled in favour of Tesco workers who failed to receive equal pay for work of equal value carried out by others.

Disclosing salaries in job adverts could tackle gender pay gap

Employers who advertise salary details in job adverts will help to tackle the gender pay gap, according to the Young Women’s Trust.

Experience: a year as chair of Liverpool Law Society EDI Committee

Ask anyone working in a role related to diversity, equality and social inclusion what motivates them and you’ll hear any number of good reasons. Our passions, life experiences and a conviction that we...

UK workers face confidence crisis returning to work

Almost two fifths (37%) of people returning to work after a year away experience a loss in confidence, creating more concerns for workplaces post-coronavirus and beyond.

Less than one in five see gender equality at work

Just 19% of UK employees think there is gender equality in their workplace, according to new research by technology giant Samsung.

How can HR be a trans ally?

Safety is one of the biggest challenges currently faced by trans and non-binary employees in the workplace according to Benjamin Cohen, chief executive at LGBT+ news outlet PinkNews.

Suspension on mandatory gender pay gap reporting worrying HR

Almost a third of HR managers (32%) say their organisation does not report their gender pay gap.

Queens’s speech: young women let down by lack of support

The introduction of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee, announced in the Queen's Speech yesterday (11 May), has been broadly welcomed although there are concerns it will not do enough to protect young...

HR magazine launches diversity and inclusion clinic

HR magazine has launched a new Q&A column to answer HR’s burning diversity and inclusion questions.

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Pay gap reporting outstrips strategy in D&I efforts

The majority (88%) of businesses plan to report their ethnicity pay gap next year despite most (75%) not having a formal framework and analytics in place to tackle D&I.

Coronavirus pandemic worsens unemployment crisis for older workers

A new report by the Resolution Foundation has found the cost of being made redundant is especially high for older workers.

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