Almost half of workers believe their age would hold them back when applying for a job - and nearly one in seven think they have been turned down for work due to their age.
The government has launched a £1m fund aimed at boosting gender, ethnic and social diversity in digital and technology roles.
Updated to include information on the Government Equalities Office guidance on dress codes, and the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code that requires companies to report the gender balance of leadership teams.
More than half of over-50s feel unsupported at work although millions of employees are planning to work longer than they had previously expected and despite the emergence of a widening skills gap in the UK, according to new research.
Leading UK-headquartered law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has come under fire from MPs for failing to include £1.5m of payouts to senior partners in its gender pay gap report. It is the only one of the five "magic circle" of leading law firms to have so far failed to provide pay gap calculations including partners.
With 700,000 people in the UK now on the autism spectrum and Morrisons having just launched a weekly "quieter hour" for autistic shoppers, Michelle Morgan considers ways employers can build a neuro-inclusive workplace and adapt to employees' needs.
It's not the pay differential that really gets under the skin of female employees, it's the persistent feeling that men are valued more, and women are being denied the chance to progress, writes head of The Happiness Index Tony Latter. Providing more and better opportunities for women is the way forward, he argues.
Inclusion is essential for high performance but too many organisations only pay it lip service, writes Lee Russell of learning consultancy OnTrack. But there are 10 steps companies can take improve inclusion, and thus productivity.
Last week in parliament, MPs and peers accused the government of lacking urgency in its work to tackle the shortage of skilled cyber security workers. And, separately, accountancy giant Deloitte has expanded a scheme to encourage more women to enter the sector.
The number of women in executive positions at FTSE 350 companies has flatlined, suggesting that organisations face a significant challenge if they are to meet government's target for 33% female board representation by 2020.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to diversity and inclusion.