Equality & diversity

Co-op HR director wins equal pay and unfair dismissal claim

A former Co-operative Group HR director has won her claim for equal pay and unfair dismissal against the company, following...

Peeling onions led to unfair dismissal of woman with glaucoma

16 Nov 2018

A woman with a long-term eye condition, who lost her job at a food preparation firm after being asked to...

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Diverse workers

Tech firms lag behind FTSE 100 on executive diversity

16 Nov 2018

The UK’s technology sector is far behind the FTSE 100 when it comes to diversity among board members a new...

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Disability and ethnicity pay gap reporting should be made mandatory

14 Nov 2018

Employers should be required to produce a “fair pay report” that considers pay differences based on disability, ethnicity and gender,...

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Half of FTSE 350 board appointments need to be women to meet targets

13 Nov 2018

A quarter of FTSE 350 companies have only one woman on their board, and there remain five all-male boards, according...

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Three-quarters don’t adjust performance management for staff with disabilities

13 Nov 2018

Three-quarters of employers do not adapt their performance management systems for staff with disabilities or conditions such as dyslexia and...

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Civil servants make hundreds of complaints about harassment

13 Nov 2018

Hundreds of civil servants have complained about sexual harassment or bullying but only a small number have faced disciplinary action...

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One-HR employment law review (webinar)

13 Nov 2018

Book your place now - 6 December 2018
Barrister Kevin Charles scrutinises the latest developments in employment law including whistleblowing, minimum wage and more...

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Stop asking candidates to disclose salary, say employers

12 Nov 2018

Three-quarters of hiring managers think the gender pay gap could be reduced if interviewees were not asked to disclose their...

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Personnel Today Awards 2018 shortlist: L&D Team of the Year

12 Nov 2018

Learning and development teams play a central role in organisations achieving their strategic goals. This year’s L&D Team of the...

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Google responds to walkout by ending ‘forced arbitration’

9 Nov 2018

Google has announced it is to end its controversial “forced arbitration” policy under which employees in the US must agree...

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One third don’t know unequal pay is illegal

9 Nov 2018

One third of employees do not know it is illegal to pay men and women differently for equal work, the...

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LGBT people avoid health checks ‘because of discrimination fears’

8 Nov 2018

More than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have experienced depression or anxiety in the past year,...

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Women’s state pension age rises to 65

6 Nov 2018

Women qualify for their state pensions at the same age as men – currently 65 – from today. The pension...

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Woman who was spied on by employer wins race discrimination case

5 Nov 2018

A woman who was spied on by her employer and denied the opportunity to progress in her career because she...

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