All items: Equal opportunities policy and practice

  • XpertHR dress codes survey 2015

    Date:
    1 June 2015

    The employer debate about whether or not to police employee appearance in the workplace remains very much alive in 2015, according to XpertHR's research into dress codes.

  • Equality and diversity policies: the 2013 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    19 August 2013

    The challenges and opportunities surrounding diversity and equality remain high on the agenda for employers wishing to ensure regulatory compliance, finds the latest XpertHR research.

  • How to deal with bullying and harassment: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    19 November 2012

    Bullying and harassment are widespread issues in the workplace and can best be tackled using mediation, training and employee awareness campaigns, according to XpertHR research. Although two-thirds of respondents say that this type of behaviour rarely occurs, there is room for employers to improve employee understanding of the issue and to ensure that breaches can be reported privately, and investigated in a skilled and independent manner.

  • How employers manage maternity leave: the 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    30 April 2012

    Keeping-in-touch days are now used widely by employees on maternity leave, and are valued by HR professionals as a way to maintain employee engagement, according to latest XpertHR research.

  • 2011 XpertHR dress codes survey: workplace trends

    Date:
    4 April 2011

    In this report on the 2011 XpertHR dress codes survey, we examine the types of restrictions applied by employers, how far they are policed, and the pros and cons of having rules on employee appearance.

  • 2011 XpertHR dress codes survey: defining acceptable work wear

    Date:
    4 April 2011

    We examine the content of formal, casual and relaxed dress codes and employer attitudes to religious headwear and accessories in this part of our report on the XpertHR dress codes survey. We also discover how employers are avoiding potential discrimination law pitfalls.

  • Diversity training survey 2011: keeping HR updated

    Date:
    12 January 2011

    Research into the extent of HR training on equality law finds that provision is patchy, with just six respondents in 10 reporting that their HR team is kept sufficiently up-to-date on discrimination issues.

  • Diversity training survey 2011: raising employee awareness

    Date:
    12 January 2011

    Six employers in 10 provide training on diversity issues for employees - we examine what form this takes and which modes of delivery work best.

  • Diversity training survey 2011: maximising the benefits

    Date:
    12 January 2011

    HR practitioners believe in the benefits of diversity awareness training for employees, so long as it is relevant to job roles and the organisation and is delivered in an engaging style with a minimum of jargon.

  • XpertHR 2011 selection interviews survey: effectiveness and training

    Date:
    10 January 2011

    Interviews remain the cornerstone of the selection process and have developed into a sophisticated tool. XpertHR research explores the various techniques that employers use to boost their reliability.

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Survey analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to equal opportunities policy and practice.