Diversity and inclusion

How can we stop diversity and inclusion washing becoming the next big corporate problem?

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) has become a point of brand differentiation, almost of bragging rights. But if you look into it closely, can anyone say that we are closer to an inclusive, fair...

D&I clinic: How to make recruitment processes more inclusive for neurodivergent workers

Our resident D&I expert Huma Qazi advises HR on recruitment and neurodiversity.

How to define socio-economic background

There have always been several different questions that employers can ask to determine the socio-economic background of their employees, including parental qualifications, parental occupation, type of...

Best of HR books: June 2022

We delve into the new releases to find out what HR has been reading this month.

Ethnicity pay gap hitting Caribbean workers hardest

Caribbean employees in the UK are disproportionately affected by workplace ethnicity pay gaps.

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.

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.

No tokenism: here's how you can really help LGBT+ staff

It's easy to post a rainbow flag on social media for Pride month, but this act alone isn't going to help the fight for equality. You don't want to make a public gesture if you don't have a supportive...

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.