Tackling Afro-textured hair discrimination at work

Progress has been made in recent years to address the inequalities that exist for black and minority groups, including in the workplace.

What you may have missed from day two of CIPD Ace 2023

The HR magazine team were in Manchester for the CIPD’s annual conference (Ace) this week. Here’s are some insights from day two.

Being told to ‘grow up’ not ageist, tribunal rules

A casino waitress who was told to ‘grow up’ following an argument and was referred to as ‘the black girl’ has lost her age and race discrimination claims.

New data explores inclusion and belonging in UK workplaces

Today, forward-thinking business owners are doing all they can to cater to employee engagement and wellbeing.

Assistance animals: what HR needs to know

New guidance on how to support disabled employees who need to bring animals to work has been released by disability inclusion organisation the Business Disability Forum (BDF).

Three ways to build a fertility policy

The IVF Network hosted an event yesterday (2nd November) in London to discuss what employers should consider when building a fertility treatment policy.

Nepotism threatens youth career prospects

The majority (61%) of young people say it has become more difficult to get a job without a ‘way in’, while 54% feel anxious about being left behind by the job market, according to a study from KFC and...

A million more workers aged over 65 than in 2000

The number of over-65s in the workforce has risen by almost a million people since the turn of the millennium, according to new analysis from charity the Centre for Ageing Better.

Employers pledge to stop asking salary history

Employers including the Samaritans, TripAdvisor and Women in Sport have pledged not to ask candidates about their salary history in order to help address the gender pay gap.

D&I Clinic: Hearing loss

D&I guest expert Teri Devine discusses how HR can improve the lives of employees with hearing loss.

Best of HR Books: October 2023

We delve into new book releases to find out what HR has been reading.

How IRIS Software Group is amplifying Gen Z’s voice at work

Stephanie Kelly, chief people officer at IRIS Software Group, looks at how to help younger workers speak up in the workplace.