Diversity & inclusion

Are you doing diversity training right?

For real change to happen, the impetus has to permeate the whole organisation from the top down, says Hannah Jordan.

12 months of 2020: May

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.

Women’s work/life balance progress has been stalled due to coronavirus

COVID-19 and national lockdowns have stalled progress for working women as they have had to adapt their working lives more than men.

Black employees at Lloyds Bank are paid 20% less

Lloyds Bank has become the first major UK bank to disclose its ethnicity pay gap, revealing black employees are being paid nearly 20% less than their colleagues.

Antiracism taskforce launched to tackle COVID’s impact on BME workers

Workers from Black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds have had to self-isolate at a much higher rate than white workers, according to a new report from the TUC.

12 months of 2020: February

?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.

Using correct pronouns leads to a more inclusive workplace, HR urged

HR teams have an important role to play to make sure that trans and non-binary staff are not discriminated against and that they feel comfortable at their place of work.

HR future leader: Katherine Hoppins, Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Katherine Hoppins is HR business parter at the Financial Compensation Scheme. Here, she talks about her career so far.

Features

Women hired at a slower rate than men during coronavirus

?Women have had a tougher time getting hired than men due to the impact COVID-19 has had on businesses.

Building back better with disability inclusive policies

The United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December) is an opportunity to highlight the many contributions that disabled people make to our economy, our workplaces and...

COVID-19 could help to level the playing field for the disabled workforce

Working from home due to the pandemic has meant that more jobs are opened up to those with disabilities, however it may not go far enough.

Gender-fluid and non-binary ruling in Jaguar Land Rover case calls for a rewrite of equality policies

An employment tribunal against Jaguar Land Rover has broken new ground in ensuring the protection of gender-fluid employees from discrimination under the Equality Act.

Diversity & inclusion