Diversity

Social mobility: The route less travelled in D&I, part two

Employers are getting to grips with social mobility as part of building a fairer workplace. Beau Jackson reports on the pitfalls HR needs to be aware of when taking its first steps.

Social mobility: The route less travelled in diversity and inclusion

Employers are getting to grips with social mobility as part of building a fairer workplace. Beau Jackson reports on the pitfalls HR needs to be aware of when taking its first steps.

Festival of Work 2022: day two round up

The CIPD 2022 Festival of Work returned to Olympia Kensington for the first time since 2019 featuring keynotes from Elizabeth Day and Ruby McGregor-Smith.

EU Directive demands third of board members are women by 2026

European employers will have to report minimum percentages of women on their boards following an agreement in Brussels by the European Council after a decade of preparation and numerous roadblocks.

Workplace equality falling behind in UK

The UK is one of the worst countries for promoting equality in the workplace, according to research from health company Essity.

Is the workplace more trans-inclusive than society?

In the wider world the transgender community is not still experiencing enough support and inclusion and there is a new surge in rhetoric, harassment and discrimination, and a huge wedge between gender...

Have workplaces changed since George Floyd?

The murder of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis in May 2020 had an enormous impact on society, including British workforces, yet change has not been sustained.

HR needs to take accountability for black representation

This week marked the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death - why aren’t we seeing more black leaders at the top of UK organisations?

LinkedIn’s dyslexic thinking skill: de-stigmatisation or discrimination?

LinkedIn is now allowing users to tag dyslexic thinking as one of their listed skills in an effort to de-stigmatise dyslexia in the workplace. This initiative comes as part of a campaign with Made...

How do you make a pay gap action plan?

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi tackles the question of employees who deny their own privilege.

Future leader: Cheryl Samuels, NHS England

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

Employment tribunals on the rise for neurodivergent workers

Employment tribunals involving neurodivergent employees rose last year, with dyslexia the most common condition involved.