Topics

Diversity and inclusion

New and updated

  • How to support employees experiencing the menopause

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on supporting employees experiencing the menopause, including how symptoms can affect employees at work, managing absence and performance issues and ensuring that working conditions do not exacerbate menopausal symptoms.

  • Webinar: LGBT-inclusive workplace - practical strategies from Stonewall

    Date:
    4 December 2019
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    In this webinar, Sanjay Sood-Smith, executive director at Stonewall, shares his experience and top tips for embracing and embedding an LGBT-inclusive workplace

  • Disability pay gap narrows slightly to 12.2%

    Date:
    3 December 2019
    Type:
    News

    Disabled employees are paid 12.2% less than their non-disabled colleagues, according to the Office for National Statistics.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) Regulations 2019 enable mixed-sex couples in England and Wales to form civil partnerships.

  • Ethnicity pay gap reporting: 2019 survey

    Date:
    5 November 2019
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research finds some backing for ethnicity pay gap reporting, although few employers are doing it yet.

  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to reflect the latest gender pay gap figures, as reported in the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2019.

  • Gender identity: How to be more inclusive when using pronouns

    Date:
    31 October 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Awareness of gender identity and expression has grown in recent years and it's important for employers to understand how trans, non-binary, genderfluid or genderqueer employees can be affected by the use of incorrect pronouns and mis-gendering. Suki Sandhu, founder and CEO of INvolve - a consultancy championing diversity and inclusion in business, looks at some of the small changes employers can make to be more inclusive.

  • 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.