Men more likely to go to tribunal than women

Employment disputes with male employees were significantly more likely to reach tribunal stage between 2011 and 2021 than those with female employees.

British Transport Police chief constable: “We are creating a hostile work environment for predators”

Lucy D’Orsi, chief constable of British Transport Police (BTP) said she wants to create a company culture that is hostile to predators and abuse of power.

Innocent backlash: should companies take a stance on social issues?

Innocent drinks has deleted a Twitter thread about gender diversity advice from the trans charity Mermaids after it received backlash from commenters.

Menopause and menstruation at work guidance launched

A new standard for businesses on menstruation, menstrual health and menopause in the workplace has been published by the UK’s national standards body, The British Standard Institution (BSI).

The cost of closeting: the economic impact of suppressing queer and trans identities at work

Many of us in the LGBT+ community still face discrimination and lost opportunities at work, but for countless others, there's an added burden, an invisible weight, a stifling secret, they remain...

On track to gender equality at Northern Rail

Northern Rail has taken action to improve gender equality in a traditionally male-dominated industry and it isn’t running out of steam yet.

HR’s pay equity efforts hampered by lack of data

New data has found 45% of senior HR leaders struggle to access the relevant data needed to correct pay equity gaps.

Next equal pay battle advances as women’s work ruled of equal value to men

The three women at the lead of an equal pay battle against Next have won the right to take their case onto the final stage.

Men more recognised for supporting colleagues than women

Men feel more rewarded for the support they give to colleagues than women do, according to a new report.

HR must break the IVF taboo

Many employees worry that disclosing their fertility journey to their employers will negatively affect their careers, according to founder of The IVF Network Charlotte Gentry.

Algorithms on the job: data-driven wages and discrimination drivers

As with all things to do with AI, algorithmic or 'algorithmically personalised' wages is a hot topic.

Apprenticeship support is a ‘postcode lottery’, says report

The uneven distribution of small business support across the UK is preventing employers from recruiting and retaining apprentices, according to a new report from think tank IPPR.