Diversity & inclusion

HR's leadership lessons to take into 2021: part two

2020 provided some steep learning curves for HR. The national lockdowns meant that the world of work was thrown into full remote working and HR teams had to react fast to support their teams.

Twenty years on: the continuing fight for LGBT+ inclusion in the workplace

Twenty years ago Stonewall started talking to employers about what was then a taboo topic: workplace inclusion.

Number of black FTSE 100 leaders drops to zero due to "vanilla boys' club" of senior leaders

The number of black people at the top of Britain's biggest companies has fallen to zero, as new research has found that there are fewer black people at the top of FTSE 100 firms than ever before.

How HR can improve LGBT+ employees' access to international assignments

?Recent research by Open for Business found that numerous companies were not providing LGBT+ employees with enough knowledge and resources on the local laws and culture for international assignments.

Unemployment in industrial cities intensifies as coronavirus pandemic continues

The COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out a decade’s worth of progress in reducing unemployment in the UK’s industrial cities, according to a new report.

Over 45s need more HR support to navigate reskilling

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked a wave of career switching among workers over 45 year-olds in the UK, according to new research by Microsoft.

BME employment has plummeted during pandemic

Black and minority ethnic (BME) workers have been hit much harder by job losses during the pandemic than white workers, according to new TUC analysis.

Employers failing to tackle age bias in recruitment

Employers are failing to identify and tackle age bias in recruitment processes despite not viewing ageism as a problem in their organisation.

Time to hit reset, not rewind: 2021 is an opportunity to re-establish diversity and inclusion priorities priorities

As the world turned its attention in 2020 to fighting off the pandemic some of society’s gaps were exposed.

12 months of 2020: November

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

The world of remote working for Deaf employees

The latest government advice surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is that those who can work from home should continue doing so, and this means the ‘new norm’ of remote working is likely to remain for...

12 months of 2020: September

In a year that has catapulted people professionals to the top of every agenda, our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2020.

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