Equality & diversity

The team from the Metropolitan Police Force collects their prize

Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector)

In our continuing profiles of shortlisted teams and individuals in the 2018...

Succession planning: driving success in gender diversity

24 Sep 2018

Poor succession planning for leadership positions could be contributing to the limited progress in achieving gender balance. Brett Moffatt explains...

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Staff feel pressured to demonstrate they are working from home

21 Sep 2018

Almost half (46%) of employees feel under pressure to demonstrate they are actually working while working from home, research by...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: Diversity & Inclusion (Private Sector)

14 Sep 2018

Having a diverse and inclusive workforce can bring huge benefits to any organisation. Here we look at the employers that...

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Only one in three understand what the gender pay gap is

14 Sep 2018

Almost two-thirds of the British public incorrectly identified what the gender pay gap is and confused it with the issue...

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UK employees more lenient around ethics but more likely to report misconduct

13 Sep 2018

UK employees take a more lenient approach than the European average to questionable workplace behaviour...

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Apprenticeships vital to improving prospects for disadvantaged people

13 Sep 2018

Apprenticeships and other “earn and learn” programmes are key to improving social mobility and addressing the UK’s productivity gap, a...

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Morrisons faces £1bn equal pay claim

12 Sep 2018

Morrisons has become the latest supermarket to face an equal pay claim from its shop floor workers, which if successful...

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UK’s most family-friendly workplaces revealed

12 Sep 2018

The charity Working Families has published a list of the UK’s most family-friendly workplaces.
The top ten employers include banks,...

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Army recruitment disproportionately targets poor people

10 Sep 2018

The British army has been criticised for explicitly targeting young people from poor, working class backgrounds in its latest recruitment...

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Age discrimination is ‘holding workers back’

10 Sep 2018

Almost half of workers believe their age would hold them back when applying for a job – and nearly one...

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‘Caste’ not a protected characteristic: implications for employers

3 Sep 2018

The government recently issued its response to a consultation on whether...

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Digital Skills Innovation Fund launched to improve diversity in tech sector

28 Aug 2018

The government has launched a £1m fund aimed at boosting gender, ethnic and social diversity in digital and technology roles....

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Real weekly earnings £13 lower than before the financial crisis

22 Aug 2018

Real average earnings are £13 per week lower than they were a decade ago and there are still significant “employment...

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BA crucifix worker accuses employer of harassment in new tribunal claim

20 Aug 2018

The British Airways worker who won a landmark legal claim for the right to wear a crucifix at work has...

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