One in 10 returns to work after retirement

More than one in 10 (11%) of people over 50 in the UK have returned to work after retiring, research from insurer Legal & General has shown.

Two thirds of neurodivergent employees ‘mask’ their condition

Neurodivergent staff are at risk of falling off HR’s radar, according to new research, as a majority hide their condition from colleagues, and many feel unable to ask for adjustments at work.

Wimbledon's tweaked dress code is a lesson for HR leaders

When considering workplace dress codes, let's not prioritise protocol above practicality.

What’s new on #WorkTok?

Just as the world of work has constantly evolved, so too has the world of #WorkTok. The app now features hashtags including #ActYourWage, #BareMinimumMondays, #RageApplying and #JobShiftShock.

Pay parity soars in aerospace but plummets elsewhere

The gender pay gap in the aerospace sector has dropped by 26% over the past year, but has widened significantly in areas such as law and engineering, according to analysis conducted by the job site...

Dispelling myths of neurodiversity in the workplace

The neurodiversity awareness movement has been in full swing for a few years now, and has revolutionised our understanding of individual differences at work.

Labour’s first 100 days: What HR wants from DEI

The UK's new government should be ambitious about closing gender pay gaps, changing negative perceptions and revising the rhetoric on diversity initiatives, our HR commentators have said.

UK firms' recruitment strategies fail to diversify workforce

Two thirds (67%) of chief HR officers (CHROs) and chief people officers (CPOs) claimed that they thought their recruitment strategy worked well. But leaders also felt that they were falling behind on...

Dismissed for calling homosexuality "sinful," social worker vows to appeal

A Christian social worker, Felix Ngole, has vowed to appeal a tribunal’s decision that he was not discriminated against when he had his job offer retracted. The retraction came after Ngole's employer...

How to better support women at work

Employers can propel efforts to close the UK’s gender health gap. But they must act now.

We must celebrate neurodivergence, not just accept it

In a world where diversity and inclusion have become essential elements for business success, we must move beyond mere acceptance of neurodivergent employees and toward a culture that celebrates...

Employees unsure of how to use sustainability strategy

Nearly all employees (93%) reported that they lack the confidence to apply their organisation’s sustainability strategy in their day-to-day work, a survey by sustainability training provider AimHi...