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Diversity and inclusion

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  • Date:
    7 March 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    It can be difficult for employers to know where to find information on supporting trans employees in the workplace. Clare Gilroy-Scott and Becky Minear look at advice available and explain the associated legal issues.

  • Greater London Authority publishes 37.5% ethnicity pay gap

    Date:
    2 March 2018
    Type:
    News

    Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people employed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) group - which includes organisations such as Transport for London and the Metropolitan Police - are paid up to 37.5% less than their white colleagues, according to an ethnicity pay audit.

  • Government to see if BAME career progression has improved

    Date:
    22 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    The Government has commissioned research into whether employers have taken steps to remove barriers to progression for ethnic minorities a year since the McGregor-Smith Review was published.

  • Better support for older workers could be a major boost to economy

    Date:
    21 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Supporting older workers to stay in good-quality employment could unlock huge economic potential, according to a report published today.

  • Neurodiversity ignored by seven in 10 employers

    Date:
    15 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Seven in 10 employers do not include neurodiversity - alternative ways of thinking such as autism, dyslexia and ADHD - in their people management practices.

  • Lloyds Banking Group sets target for BAME senior management

    Date:
    12 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Lloyds Banking Group has announced it has set a public target to increase the representation of black and minority ethic (BAME) employees in senior management, the first such target in the FTSE 100.

  • Stonewall publishes first trans-inclusive employers list

    Date:
    1 February 2018
    Type:
    News

    Stonewall has published its inaugural list of the most transgender inclusive employers in the UK with three law firms, three universities and a bank included among 10 trailblazers.

  • Senior managers do not do enough to tackle gender balance, says CMI

    Date:
    26 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    More than 80% of junior and middle managers believe that senior management teams do not do enough to promote gender balance, allowing a lack of action to cascade down across their organisation.

  • Employers encouraged to do more to support older workers

    Date:
    25 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    With a record number of people aged 50 or older in employment, the Government and employers should ensure that working practices cater for the needs of older people, according to an age awareness charity.

  • Diversity linked to better financial performance, report finds

    Date:
    22 January 2018
    Type:
    News

    Companies that have high levels of ethnic and gender diversity across their workforce and at board level are more likely to exceed the average profitability margin, according to consultancy McKinsey & Company.