All items: Equality and human rights

  • HMRC shines in Diversity and Inclusion

    Date:
    10 May 2016

    HMRC impressed the judges and received the Award for Diversity and Inclusion at the Personnel Today Awards 2015.

  • Sodexo signs international trade union rights agreement

    Date:
    9 February 2012

    Sodexo, the France-based on-site services multinational, signed an international framework agreement on trade union and bargaining rights in December 2011, covering 390,000 employees worldwide. Earlier in the year, it had signed a national framework agreement on partnership working with UK unions.

  • Pay harmony on single status at Newcastle City Council

    Date:
    17 December 2010

    It has taken a decade for an equality-proofed pay and grading structure to be negotiated and implemented at Newcastle City Council, but both the employer and union are proud of it.

  • How Middlesex University recruits people with disabilities

    Date:
    20 July 2009

    Middlesex University is taking steps to promote the equal treatment of people with disabilities in recruitment, encouraging disclosure and fairness, and aiming to go beyond mere compliance with its public sector equality duty.

  • Stockport Council's recruitment embraces people with learning disabilities

    Date:
    16 February 2009

    By transforming its recruitment policy, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has been able to recruit individuals with learning disabilities, helping it to benefit from greater workforce diversity and ease its recruitment difficulties.

  • Centrica's age diversity policies and practices in recruitment

    Date:
    29 January 2009

    Energy company Centrica’s award-winning initiative to tackle age discrimination and foster diversity has used a cultural change programme to win over its workforce. It includes diversity training, coaching and briefings for recruiters and the active involvement of HR staff in hiring decisions.

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