Equality

Workers doubt equality at work is achievable

Over half (51%) of workers do not think people from all backgrounds will ever have equal opportunity to succeed within their organisation.

Succeeding as a black woman in business

I was born and raised in Nigeria where I lived and went to school. I am the second of five children and was born into a very professional and entrepreneurial family.

Gender pay gap figures skewed by furlough

Yesterday (5 October) was the deadline for UK businesses to submit 2021's gender pay gap reporting, however furlough is expected to have skewed this year's figures.

Europe leads global average for female board representation

Over a third (34%) of European companies have a woman on the board, making it the world’s leading continent for gender representation in 2021.

Attitudes to inequality divide the workforce

New research shows that while the majority of people (80%) say they are concerned about inequality, few agree on what, if anything, should be done about it.

HR profession still lacking diversity

Data compiled by the CIPD shows that the HR profession still has a long way to go to improve diversity and lags behind the general workforce in this area.

UK employees fear losing their jobs due to EDI programmes

Almost a third (31%) of UK employees fear they will lose their job if their organisation becomes more diverse and inclusive, according to new research by Dynata.

Complexity not a barrier to ethnicity pay gap reporting, say MPs

Government is "juggling" complex issues as it explores the viability of mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting, MPs heard yesterday.

Employees more tolerant about religion than general public

Employees are more likely to show tolerance and understanding of religious beliefs than the general population, according to new research.

KPMG sets working class diversity targets

Last week Big Four professional services firm KPMG announced that it would be aiming for 29% representation of partners and directors from working class backgrounds by 2030.

How to support staff with disabilities

It is a disappointing but true fact that most people with disabilities worldwide continue to encounter significant barriers in the workplace in 2021.

Are performative allies blocking your progress towards race equity?

Following the murder of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter protests, many individuals and organisations have stepped up their efforts to become an ally against racism.