Sexism

"Pushy" solicitor wins unfair dismissal tribunal

A London solicitor has been awarded £150,000 after successful claims of unfair dismissal, sex discrimination, inequality of pay and victimisation at an employment tribunal.

Men holding each other accountable could fix toxic culture in gaming

Men should do more to hold each other accountable when witnessing workplace sexism, according to Abi Odell, people and culture manager at Excel Esport.

CV-based hiring a barrier to women's recruitment

Women with the skills to make it to the top are being kept from realising their potential by CV-based hiring processes.

Discrimination first aid: an effective tool at HR’s disposal?

A new discrimination first aid course has been launched to give employees the skills to face up to discrimination in the workplace. But will it become a standard in UK workplaces?

Men’s role in interrupting sexism at work

Many of us have experienced or witnessed sexism in the workplace, and may have experienced the deflecting, the eye rolls, the silence in response. Research shows men calling out sexist behaviour may...

Government cracks down on sexual harassment in the workplace

The UK government has outlined new intentions to help stamp out sexual harassment in the workplace.

Most businesses' job adverts contain 'male bias'

More than half (60%) of businesses exhibit male bias in job adverts as a result of gendered language, according to research by Adzuna

#MeToo and Time’s Up boost confidence to report sexual harassment

The social movements have encouraged employees to speak out, but employers could still do more to tackle the problem

Workplace banter undermining women's mental health

Women are more likely to suffer low confidence and mental health issues as a result of workplace banter, according to research

Employers must take action on "normalisation" of sexual harassment

?Corrosive working cultures have normalised sexual harassment, state new recommendations from the EHRC

Most employees have witnessed sexism at work

Research finds gender discrimination is rife at work as business community reacts to Presidents Club harassment revelations.