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Diversity and inclusion

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  • Date:
    29 January 2020
    Type:
    News

    Black police representation has barely increased in 11 years

    Police forces in England and Wales have succeeded in attracting more women and people from Asian backgrounds but are failing to attract people from other ethnic groups, especially in police officer roles.

  • Type:
    How to

    How to support employees experiencing the menopause

    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.

  • Date:
    4 December 2019
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Webinar: LGBT-inclusive workplace - practical strategies from Stonewall

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

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    Mixed-sex civil partnerships are introduced in England and Wales

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

  • 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:
    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:
    31 July 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Menopause support in the police sector

    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.

  • Type:
    Policies and documents

    Menopause policy

    A model HR policy to inform managers and employees about the menopause and associated rights and to outline the training and support on offer for those experiencing menopausal symptoms.

  • Date:
    26 April 2019
    Type:
    Law reports

    Racial harassment: Staff encouraged to use offensive terms during diversity training exercise

    In Georges v Pobl Group Ltd, an employment tribunal upheld a black employee's harassment claim after she attended diversity training at which the trainer wrote racially offensive terms on a flipchart and staff were encouraged to shout out the most offensive words that they could come up with.

  • Date:
    15 April 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    British Council: 'There's a whole ecosystem of diversity here'

    For the 650-strong support centre for the British Council in India, it can be a challenge to find good talent. Embedding diversity into its culture has not only helped recruitment but boosted engagement all round. Head of HR Pooja Malhotra talks to Jo Faragher.