Diversity & inclusion

Taking positive action on ethnicity pay

So far 2020 has been a tumultuous year in which the world of work has transformed. Ironically, it has taken a global pandemic to highlight some key employment issues that have been simmering and push...

Ethnicity pay gap reports rise in 2020

The percentage of businesses calculating their ethnicity pay gap data has risen by 18% over the last two years according to a new study from PwC.

Pandemic creates watershed moment to address gender balance in sales

?The coronavirus pandemic is creating a once in a generation opportunity to shift the gender balance of sales teams as they move from field-based sales to inside or office-based sales.

Women at higher risk of job loss as retail moves to warehouses

Gender inequality in retail roles is putting women’s livelihoods at risk as the sector navigates its coronavirus recovery.

How to support diversity, equity, and inclusion with technology: a leadership discussion

Diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) has been top of mind for HR leaders for years.

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If there are no black people in your senior team - something's up

Lanre Sulola? explores the impact of the lack of BAME representation in business through poetry and calls on HR leaders to take a stand.

Coronavirus job crisis impacting young workers' mental health

Furlough and unemployment are having a significant negative impact on the mental health of 18 to 24-year olds, says new analysis from the Health Foundation.

Gender pay gap a priority when accepting a new job

?The majority (65%) of female science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) students have said that they would consider a company’s gender pay gap report before accepting a job offer.

Talking about menopause in the workplace should be the norm

Menopause. A totally natural part of a woman’s ageing process, but a topic that people still feel deeply uncomfortable and embarrassed to talk about – particularly in the workplace. But this should...

Black Voices Report renews call for mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting

A third (33%) of black employees feel ethnicity will be a barrier to their next career move despite them arguing they are more driven than white employees.

Sexual harassment still rife in UK workplaces

?Institutional sexism, patterns of abuse and an imbalance of power are still rife in the UK’s workplaces leaving women at risk, according to a damning new report from charity Rights of Women.

Why it pays to be an age-friendly employer

At a time when the burden of preparing for retirement falls more heavily on individuals and governments are talking about scaling back benefits, the role that companies play in getting people ready...

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