Employees with invisible disabilities left to source workplace support alone

More than two thirds (67%) of employees with invisible disabilities say they have to source support and reasonable adjustments at work alone.

Blame is attributed differently to male and female leaders, study finds

New research has found female leaders are given the benefit of the doubt when they do not achieve positive results, with failures put down to bad luck.

HR professionals should lead the way in creating a more inclusive workforce

Fewer than two-thirds of young people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds think a satisfying job is open to everyone if they work hard enough.

It’s not just hair: hair discrimination in the workplace

I always knew I was different. Born in the mid-80s to black Ghanaian parents in a small Berkshire town, I was always one of the few black faces in school. Along with the very obvious difference in my...

Three quarters of LGBT+ women fear coming out at work

Three quarters of LGBT women and non-binary professionals are reluctant to fully come out at work, a new study has found.

When will we get serious about attracting disabled talent?

When I took up my role as government Disability and Access Ambassador for the recruitment industry, I said we had an unparalleled opportunity to deliver authentic disability inclusion and equity. And...

Women undergoing fertility treatment experiencing unfair treatment at work

A new study found 22% of women who told their boss they were going through fertility treatment experienced unfair treatment at work.

Diversity conversations causing frustrations

More than a quarter (26%) of employees find conversations about diversity and inclusion (D&I) frustrating and 22% of employees find them nerve wracking, according to a new report.

Could job crafting be the solution to the UK's carer's conundrum?

Job crafting refers to shaping how we act, interact and think about the purpose of our work around our internal strengths, passions and aspiration and our external needs and responsibilities.

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for menopausal women?

Menopause…I know. It’s been done to death. For those women suffering, it hasn't even started.

The chaos of unpaid caring while in employment, part two

With more and more of us taking on carer responsibilities, it’s time for HR to help develop working practices that work for all, says Jo Gallacher

The chaos of unpaid caring while in employment, part one

With more and more of us taking on carer responsibilities, it’s time for HR to help develop working practices that work for all, says Jo Gallacher