Carrie Gracie, the BBC's former China editor, has told a group of MPs that the broadcaster belittled women to justify paying them less than men and needed help to close its gender pay gap.
Stonewall has published its inaugural list of the most transgender inclusive employers in the UK with three law firms, three universities and a bank included among 10 trailblazers.
A group of judges have won their Employment Appeal Tribunal case, which found that transitional arrangements to a new public sector pension scheme were unlawfully age discriminatory.
The BBC plans to close the gender pay gap among its presenters and have women in half of its on-air roles by 2020, after a pay review found a 6.8% pay gap.
EasyJet's new chief executive is to take a pay cut to set his salary at the same level of that of his female predecessor, Carolyn McCall.
More than 80% of junior and middle managers believe that senior management teams do not do enough to promote gender balance, allowing a lack of action to cascade down across their organisation.
Consultant editor Darren Newman looks at amendments to "cut red tape" made to the Equality Act by the previous coalition Government - which, in light of the harassment and inequality issues now being exposed on a regular basis, seem particularly ill advised and outdated.
With a record number of people aged 50 or older in employment, the Government and employers should ensure that working practices cater for the needs of older people, according to an age awareness charity.
The law should be strengthened to protect women from sexual harassment by third parties, as well as colleagues, a gender equality charity has recommended.
Companies that have high levels of ethnic and gender diversity across their workforce and at board level are more likely to exceed the average profitability margin, according to consultancy McKinsey & Company.
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