Why the UK needs a joined-up disability, health and work strategy

To create truly inclusive workplaces, it’s time to revisit how we create and implement employment policy.

"Let’s move beyond discomfort and overcome our barriers to inclusion"

It might be time to get out of your comfort zone, to improve inclusion.

Future Leader: Kane Joyce, Manchester City Council

Kane Joyce, head of workforce strategy at Manchester City Council, shares his vision for the future of the HR profession.

Return to office policies must work for neurodivergent staff

There are a range of ways for HR leaders to help make return to office policies work better for neurodivergent people.

How HR can navigate political polarisation in the workplace

Navigating politics in the workplace is both a delicate and complex task for employers, people leaders and employees.

Promote cognitive diversity to boost performance

If organisations want to accelerate diversity, and reap the rewards of more diverse teams, they need to start getting to grips with cognitive diversity.

Age stereotypes stunt career progression, study finds

Nearly a fifth (18%) of UK workers reported that they think the age limit to switch careers is in their 40s. A slightly lower proportion (13%) think that their career switching options are limited...

Age UK fined £4,000 for age harassment

A representative of Age UK harassed a job applicant on the basis of age, a tribunal has found.

Black, LBGTQ+ and disabled women doubt DEI success

Women with intersecting marginalised identities, such as disabled women, are more doubtful than any other groups about the success of their organisations' DEI efforts, a new report has found.

How HR can create a trans inclusion policy 

Writing a transgender inclusion policy can be a crucial act of support for trans employees, diversity experts have said.

Limited progress on racial inclusion targets

Limited progress has been made on race-related diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) targets, according to analysis conducted by DEI comparison website Windō, in the run-up to the four-year...

Job ad for “underclass” applicants deemed “disturbing”

Commentators have criticised a job advert that invited applicants from “working-class, benefit class, criminal class and/or underclass” backgrounds.