Equality & diversity

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. Binna Kandola suggests ways of minimalising imposter syndrome

Firms accused of ‘university snobbery’ in graduate recruitment

18 Sep 2019

One fifth (22%) of prestigious Russell Group university graduates have yet to secure a full-time job, compared to 30% of...

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The Virgin Money team receives its Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) Award at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector)

18 Sep 2019

The 2019 Personnel Today Awards take place on the 19 November. In a series of articles profiling all our finalists, we introduce the contenders for the Diversity and Inclusion (Private Sector) award.

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Most female professionals never negotiate pay

17 Sep 2019

More than half of all female professionals (57%) have never attempted to negotiate a pay rise, and if they do...

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Former soldiers win race discrimination claim

16 Sep 2019

Two former British soldiers have won a race discrimination claim against the Ministry of Defence.

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Vegetarians cannot be victims of discrimination: tribunal

16 Sep 2019

Vegetarians cannot be victims of discrimination, a judge has held, after a tribunal found it could not be described as...

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Oxford University retirement policy facing fresh challenge

13 Sep 2019

A second Oxford University professor this year is challenging the institution over its retirement policy...

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France faces tough battle over pension reform

13 Sep 2019

Paris has been crippled by public transport strikes today in response to moves by the French government to implement pension reform.

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City banker wins sexism case for unequal pay and victimisation

12 Sep 2019

A financial product manager for the French bank BNP Paribas has won her case for direct sex discrimination, victimisation and...

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Suicidal NHS worker threatened with legal action awarded £92k

11 Sep 2019

A former NHS worker who was threatened with legal action after reporting feeling suicidal has been awarded £92,000 in compensation...

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Number of BAME directors ‘flatlines’

11 Sep 2019

The number of black, Asian and minority ethnic board directors of major UK companies has “flatlined” over the past year,...

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Met Police to discuss retention of women at Employee Benefits Live

11 Sep 2019

Rachel Billington (right), HR diversity and inclusion lead at the Metropolitan Police, will share her organisation’s journey around improving the...

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KPMG partners leave firm after WhatsApp probe

9 Sep 2019

A misconduct investigation at services giant KPMG into the use of WhatsApp messages by a senior manager has led to the departure of three top executives.

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TUC urges action to end graduate class discrimination

9 Sep 2019

Graduates from wealthier backgrounds are more than twice as likely to be on a £30,000 starting salary than those with working-class roots.

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Mind the ‘double discrimination’ disability gap

6 Sep 2019

Employers need to be mindful not just of the “disability gap” when it comes to employment but “double discrimination” around...

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