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  • Eight ways to ensure diversity initiatives are fair

    Date:
    17 October 2016

    After a BBC radio presenter claimed he was sacked for being a white man, is positive discrimination a fair solution to employers' diversity issues?

  • Writing a modern slavery statement: a guide for employers

    Date:
    19 September 2016

    Large employers must publish a modern slavery statement for each financial year ending on or after 31 March 2016. The Government recommends that the statement be published within six months of the end of the organisation's financial year. If this runs from 1 April to 31 March, publication of the first statement is expected by 30 September 2016. What do you have to consider when writing a modern slavery statement, how should it be structured and what can it contain?

  • Practical ways to tackle diversity without positive action

    Date:
    14 June 2016

    The BBC made headlines with claims it was favouring candidates from certain minorities and age groups. But if diversity efforts are stalling, organisations have to make change happen.

  • References in the banking sector: what HR needs to know

    Date:
    20 May 2016

    Employers in the banking sector must comply with tough new requirements as part of major regulatory reform. What impact will this have on how HR deals with references? Sarah Ozanne, Of Counsel at law firm CMS, explains.

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