Equality

Employee-led groups have an important role to play post-COVID

Diverse groups across organisations have faced a number of different challenges and circumstances during the pandemic; from adapting to working from home with a disability; women taking on more...

Pandemic drives UK businesses to improve parental leave

Employers are three times more likely to offer generous and extended parental leave than three years ago, according to new research by job site Indeed.

D&I clinic: What do I do about employees who deny their own privilege?

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

HR needs to think about equity, not equality

“If we focus on Black people, how is that fair to everyone else?” - A common concern expressed by both leadership and HR teams who are still grappling with the ‘what’ and the ‘how’.

Forstater ruling pushes employers to define discrimination

Last week's ruling by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) which backed Maya Forstater’s right to share her controversial transgender views on social media is likely to pose significant challenges for...

Equality, diversity & inclusion lessons from the 2021 IES annual conference

HR magazine attended the Institute for Employment Studies’ annual conference this week (Thurs 10 June), which this year focussed on equality, diversity and inclusion.

Employers must combat outdated masculinity stereotypes

Research released to coincide with International Men's Day (19 November) finds that lack of inclusive policies and attitudes creates challenges for men in the workplace

Few understand what the EHRC does

Both employees and employers are in the dark about what the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) does, according to the Business Disability Forum (BDF)

Hiring managers asking off-limit interview questions

?As many as 85% of interviewers have admitted to asking discriminatory questions during the recruitment process, including about age and plans to have children

Law firm recruits women's advancement director

Law firm Dentons has announced the appointment of a women's advancement director