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Diversity and inclusion

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  • Date:
    5 November 2019
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Ethnicity pay gap reporting: 2019 survey

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

  • Date:
    31 October 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Gender identity: How to be more inclusive when using pronouns

    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.

  • Date:
    18 October 2019
    Type:
    News

    Acas menopause guide encourages inclusive policies

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

  • Date:
    17 October 2019
    Type:
    News

    Mentoring key to building diverse leadership

    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.

  • Date:
    3 October 2019
    Type:
    News

    FTSE 350 achieves 30% women on boards ahead of target

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

  • Date:
    26 September 2019
    Type:
    News

    'Men as Change Agents' board meets for first time

    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.

  • Date:
    25 September 2019
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Model policies and documents now "gender neutral"

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

  • Date:
    23 September 2019
    Type:
    News

    Guide improves recruitment for visibly different candidates

    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.

  • Date:
    20 September 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    How to tackle imposter syndrome and 'modern racism'

    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.

  • Date:
    11 September 2019
    Type:
    News

    Number of BAME directors 'flatlines'

    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.