The CIPD recently revealed that a third of black employees thought discrimination was getting in the way of their career progress. But where can organisations begin to address this? Managers and role models are a good start, finds Virginia Matthews.
Unconscious bias can stop us making the best recruitment and progression decisions at work, but what if some or all of the processes involved were automated? Robert Bolton, partner at the Global HR Centre of Excellence at KPMG in the UK, examines the potential for technology to help employers shake off discrimination.
Tom Gosling asks whether companies can ignore inequality and just get on with the business of generating wealth, or should they consider themselves as social entities in their own right?
Gender boardroom targets should be extended beyond the FTSE 100 to the FTSE 350, Sir Philip Hampton has urged.
HR has a key role in preventing discrimination against transgender people. Jennie Kermode, author of a new book on transgender people in the workplace, gives six tips on making the workplace more inclusive.
Last month, David Lammy MP published a review recommending that, in certain cases, criminal records could be sealed from employers. Reforms such as this could have positive consequences for businesses and workers alike, argues employment solicitor Catherine Hawkes.
A model transgender action plan, which sets out the steps your organisation will need to consider when supporting an employee who is transitioning.
Enhanced with a new version of the model policy, with the example wording reflecting current thinking and terminology on trans issues in the workplace.
Managers are failing to support trans employees as much as they could in the workplace, a study by Acas has found.
Updated to include information on the workforce disability equality standard to be included in the NHS standard contract from April 2018.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to diversity and inclusion.