After a BBC radio presenter claimed he was sacked for being a white man, is positive discrimination a fair solution to employers' diversity issues?
Ahead of the introduction of next year's gender pay gap reporting legislation, 13 finance companies are aiming for "gender parity" in senior roles, and many have committed to strategies that will enable them to hit these diversity targets.
So much has been written about why women earn less than men and miss out on key promotions. But, as we prepare for gender pay gap reporting, are we ignoring the real reasons for gender inequality at work, asks Catalyst Europe's Allyson Zimmermann?
Thirteen finance companies, including Legal & General and Virgin Money, are aiming to have complete gender parity in senior roles - a 50/50 split - by 2021.
The end of September is a key cut-off point for large employers required to publish their first modern slavery statement.
The Government recommends that large organisations publish their first modern slavery statement within six months of the end of their financial year. If this runs from 1 April to 31 March, publication of the first statement is expected by 30 September 2016.
Updated to highlight the significance of 30 September 2016 for large employers with a financial year that runs from 1 April to 31 March.
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?
Updated to include information on trends in candidate attraction.
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