Diversity

Future leader: Ish Anghotra, Rosewood London

HR magazine speaks to the future leaders of the industry to discover what makes them tick.

Boomers, millennials, Gen Z: Do generational labels do more harm than good?

Generational categories are increasingly seen as potentially harmful to a harmonious workplace and based on spurious pseudoscience, finds Sarah Ronan

Strong D&I strategy keeps employees engaged and motivated

Organisations that have not yet started to invest in equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives are significantly more likely to suffer from declining levels of employee engagement.

What are the D&I trends in 2022?

2021 was another tumultuous year for diversity, equity and inclusion professionals, yet in the workplace upheaval we’re seeing positive long-term trends taking root that 18 months ago would have been...

Nationality and Borders Bill leaves foreign born citizens open to discrimination

The Nationality & Borders Bill, awaiting its second reading in the House of Lords, will leave foreign-born British people open to discrimination, according to campaigners, making it harder for ethnic...

12 months of 2021: November/December

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

The BBC has dropped the acronym BAME – should you?

If you are so used to saying the same words over and over again, the frequency of their use becomes truisms.

Tech resourcing gap impacts diversity and inclusion efforts

An international study has found that more than half (52%) of business decision-makers think that the need to adopt new technology will hinder their diversity and inclusion (D&I) goals, pointing to a...

12 months of 2021: January

It was another year of turbulence for people professionals. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown reviews what made the headlines in 2021.

Guidance on employing disabled workers published

The Business Disability Forum yesterday (November 29) launched its Disability Essentials range of resources, hoping to provide answers to businesses’ key questions.

Social mobility rises up the business agenda

The Social Mobility Foundation’s Employer Index 2021 has seen a surge in participation, with over 200 companies competing for recognition, compared to 119 in 2020 and 125 in 2019.

The evolution of the interview

The past two years have been anything but normal for recruitment. From video calls and virtual onboarding to online applications and remote working, HR teams need to adapt rapidly to the changes and...