Diversity and inclusion

BAME and LBT+ women feel excluded from company decision-making

Despite increased efforts to champion D&I, research finds that many minority groups still feel underrepresented in decision-making processes at work

Boris Johnson's police recruitment plan too restrictive, warns HR community

?While experts welcome the new prime minister’s drive to recruit 20,000 police officers, there are concerns that the entry requirements will act as a barrier to some

AI careers unappealing to UK workers

Government data finds that many are uninterested in a career in AI as BEIS announces plans to boost technology skills

Publish disability figures, urges charity

Scope is calling on other organisations to join it in reporting disability figures, so that employees can get the workplace support they need

Don't overlook intuition when hiring, research urges

Intuition is often an overlooked part of hiring, with a significant gap between how important HR and senior business leaders view this, according to research

The 12 months of 2018: May

It's been an eventful year for HR-related issues hitting the headlines. Our 12 Days of Christmas countdown revisits each month's most notable happenings

Single parents an overlooked source of talent

?Single parents have a higher unemployment rate than any other UK talent pool, according to Indeed

Employers should publish disability pay gaps, says TUC

The government's plans for a voluntary code to encourage employers to disclose disability pay gaps do not go far enough, according to the TUC

L'Oréal: AI can diversify talent acquisition

At the Unleash World Conference and Expo, L'Oreal's chief digital officer of global human resources Niilesh Bhoite explained how the company created a fairer faster recruitment process

Discrimination affects one in four workers

Almost one in four UK employees (23%) say they or a colleague have been discriminated against in the past 12 months, according to research from Learnlight

PwC launches Flexible Talent Network

The firm said it hopes to take flexible working to the 'next level' to tap into diverse talent

£1 million fund launched to tackle digital skills gap

The government has launched a £1 million Digital Skills Innovation Fund to boost D&I in digital and technology