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Diversity and inclusion

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  • Acas menopause guide encourages inclusive policies

    Date:
    18 October 2019
    Type:
    News

    Acas has published new guidance to help employers support the estimated two million women who have difficulties at work due to menopause symptoms.

  • Mentoring key to building diverse leadership

    Date:
    17 October 2019
    Type:
    News

    Businesses where women occupy more than 30% senior leadership roles are more likely to nurture ambition, with a quarter (27%) of senior leaders actively mentoring others and 17% looking to "sponsor" more junior employees, according to research.

  • FTSE 350 achieves 30% women on boards ahead of target

    Date:
    3 October 2019
    Type:
    News

    The FTSE 350 has 30% of board positions filled by women for the first time since the London Stock Exchange was established in 1571.

  • 'Men as Change Agents' board meets for first time

    Date:
    26 September 2019
    Type:
    News

    A government-backed board of senior industry leaders met for the first time on Wednesday with the aim of encouraging executives to act as Change Agents to promote diversity and inclusion.

  • Model policies and documents now "gender neutral"

    Date:
    25 September 2019
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Our popular Policies and documents tool now adopts "gender neutral" language throughout its 1,000 template policies, contract clauses, forms and letters.

  • Sexual orientation

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include additional practical guidance on policies and procedures, career development, and employee networks.

  • Guide improves recruitment for visibly different candidates

    Date:
    23 September 2019
    Type:
    News

    Changing Faces has launched a guide to help employers provide a positive recruitment process for people with a visible difference such as a mark or scar.

  • How to tackle imposter syndrome and 'modern racism'

    Date:
    20 September 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    It's not unusual for black people and those from ethnic minority backgrounds to feel they don't belong in certain workplaces. Such insecurities can lead to self-doubt and stress, but there are ways of preventing these feelings affecting work and relationships, writes Binna Kandola.

  • Number of BAME directors 'flatlines'

    Date:
    11 September 2019
    Type:
    News

    The number of black, Asian and minority ethnic board directors of major UK companies has "flatlined" over the past year, according to executive search company Green Park.

  • Menopause support in the police sector

    Date:
    31 July 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    We look at how the menopause can affect women working in the police sector and some of the initiatives that are being taken to support them.