Employee trust has declined since 2022, study finds

Trust that employers will do the right thing for employees has declined from 80% in 2022 to 69%, Mercer's latest research has revealed.

Employers pledge to stop asking salary history

Employers including the Samaritans, TripAdvisor and Women in Sport have pledged not to ask candidates about their salary history in order to help address the gender pay gap.

Laurence Fox and misogyny in the workplace

TV presenter Dan Wootten’s immediate response to misogynistic comments made by actor Laurence Fox on air was to laugh. This unfortunately is a typical reaction when a colleague or friend bears witness...

Why your diversity strategy might not be working

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) have been on the HR radar for years, but the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020 meant it immediately became a priority for businesses. And rightly...


New diversity and inclusion standard published by BSI

New guidance to help organisations create a diverse and inclusive workplace culture, has been published by national standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI).

Embrace the glass balcony to ensure equitable outcomes

Roianne Nedd, global director of diversity and inclusion at Oliver Wyman, shares the way a maximum transparency and inclusion approach can improve equity at work.

Diversity conversations causing frustrations

More than a quarter (26%) of employees find conversations about diversity and inclusion (D&I) frustrating and 22% of employees find them nerve wracking, according to a new report.

Q&A: How BAT is advancing gender equity

British American Tobacco's (BAT) initiative to build a diverse, inclusive culture has been recognised with inclusion in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

Three ways to embrace gender equity in the workplace

The fight for gender equity remains ever-present in the workplace today. Between working parents being at greater risk of burnout and the continued underrepresentation of women in senior roles, there...


Parker Review sets new ethnic diversity targets for FTSE 350

Following results from the 2022 Parker Review, FTSE 350 companies have been asked to set their own 2027 targets for ethnic minority representation in senior management positions.

D&I Clinic: Stuck in neutral?

Q. We’re concerned about using gender neutral as a term – isn’t a sense of individuality essential to creating a culture of belonging?

The big refreeze: HR’s role in helping organisations adapt post-pandemic, part two

The social and economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic has inspired widespread change for many business. Lynda Gratton studies how HR can help organisation consolidate new ways of working