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Diversity and inclusion

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  • Capita to appoint workers to its board

    Date:
    7 December 2018
    Type:
    News

    Capita is to offer its staff non-executive director positions, making it the second company in the FTSE 250 to have workers on its board.

  • Ethnicity pay gap reporting threshold should be 50 employees

    Date:
    27 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    The threshold above which employers should be obliged to report their ethnicity pay gap should be 50 employees, according to a survey of accounting professionals.

  • Government reveals fund to help vulnerable women return to work

    Date:
    21 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    The Government Equalities Office is to shift its focus to helping women who are economically inactive or are in low-paid or low-skilled jobs achieve a better economic outcome.

  • Over-50s want more flexible working hours

    Date:
    20 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    A large proportion (78%) of over-50s believe that more flexible working hours should be introduced to accommodate older workers and benefit from their wealth of experience.

  • Tech firms lag behind FTSE 100 on executive diversity

    Date:
    19 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    The UK's technology sector is far behind the FTSE 100 when it comes to diversity among board members a new study has shown.

  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2018.

  • Date:
    6 November 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    The Government is consulting on taking forward its proposals to require large employers to publish ethnicity pay data. We investigate what shape the legislation might take; the challenges that an ethnicity pay gap reporting obligation would pose; what reporting employers are already carrying out; and the potential implementation timetable.

  • Dyslexia and neurodiversity: Why are employers still afraid?

    Date:
    6 November 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    More support is now available to employees with neurodiverse conditions such as dyslexia, but there's still a way to go, according to campaigner Ross Duncan, who is dyslexic. He looks at why HR and managers need to embrace neurodiversity at work.

  • All military roles now open to women

    Date:
    26 October 2018
    Type:
    News

    Women will be able to apply for any role in the military, including the SAS, the defence secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

  • Date:
    26 October 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Earlier this month the government published a consultation into whether organisations should be required to report on the pay differentials between people from different ethnic backgrounds. Kate Hodgkiss from DLA Piper considers how the proposals might impact employers if they become reality.