Diversity & inclusion

Black Lives Matter not leading to diversity policy change

The global momentum behind the Black Lives Matter movement has not led to a change in focus of diversity and inclusion (D&I) policies, according to new research.

Diversity needs to be reflected in leadership

The Colour of Power reported that only 51 out of 1,097 powerful positions are filled by people from BAME backgrounds, a sign of the continuing lack of diversity in businesses.

AI in the workplace is a diversity issue HR needs to take control of

HR needs to have a seat at the table when it comes to employers’ use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, according to senior associate at Fieldfisher David Lorimer.

Majority of BAME Britons say pandemic is exposing great social inequality in the UK

?Sixty-one per cent of British people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) communities have said that COVID-19 is exposing great inequality in British society, adding to a broader discourse...

Pandemic forces early retirement in over 50s

An estimated 198,000 workers over the age of 50 dropped out of the workforce entirely between March and May this year, suggesting that economic pressure on employers is forcing many into an early...

Pushing for progress: the workplace's role in political and social movements, part two

With workforces becoming increasingly active in political and social movements, what are the benefits and potential pitfalls HR should look out for?

Pushing for progress: the workplace's role in political and social movements

With workforces becoming increasingly active in political and social movements, what are the benefits and potential pitfalls HR should look out for?

Positive News: How businesses are helping employees back into work, part two

HR up and down the country is reintroducing employees back to their workplaces - either physically or a return from furlough. We highlight just a few of the many brilliant initiatives HR is...

Features

Serving the community at waste management SME London Energy

Waste management SME London Energy is a business that prides itself on serving the community.

HR can make a positive difference

?I would be wasting precious column inches by explaining the many benefits of diversity in the workplace. Any HR professional worth their salt already knows the score. But we are lying to ourselves if...

It pays to have more women on the board, finds report

?The UK economy is missing out on £47 billion in pre-tax profit due to a lack of women in top executive roles.

Exclude to include – the key to empowering female leaders

The discussion around gender inequality has never been more crucial for British business.

Diversity & inclusion