Ethnicity

Ethnicity pay gap reporting could become mandatory

Employers may be required to publish their ethnicity pay gap under plans to improve career progression for ethnic minority groups....

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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‘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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What Jeremy Hunt’s faux pas tells us about cross-cultural intelligence

2 Aug 2018

It was just a slip, albeit an absurd one, but the new foreign secretary’s gaffe in China this week sheds...

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10 ways of improving employee inclusion at your organisation

25 Jul 2018

Inclusion is essential for high performance but too many organisations only pay it lip service, writes Lee Russell of learning...

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Equality and inclusion winners celebrate at the enei 2018 Awards

10 Jul 2018

Croydon Council and ISS UK and Ireland received the overall winner prizes for their inclusion policies at this evening’s 2018...

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BBC to boost diversity by ending shortlists with no black candidates

22 Jun 2018

The BBC plans to increase the proportion of black and ethnic minority staff with its announcement that all shortlists for...

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Employment regs: what happened to the ones that got away?

20 Jun 2018

Keeping on top of employment law developments can feel like a full-time job for HR professionals, but that’s just the...

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Employers need to break recruitment traditions to boost diversity

20 Jun 2018

Businesses need to “think outside the box” when recruiting if they want to improve diversity across their workforces – especially...

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Report reveals charities’ lack of ethnic and gender diversity

6 Jun 2018

Leadership positions in top UK charities are overwhelmingly white and male, according to research by executive search company Green Park....

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Fawcett Society calls for time-limited gender equality quotas

23 Apr 2018

Time-limited gender equality quotas should be set for the boards of large corporate organisations and public bodies, the Fawcett Society...

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PwC and KPMG release updated gender pay gap figures

23 Mar 2018

The two remaining ‘big four’ accountancy firms have released pay gap figures after Deloitte and EY announced theirs earlier this...

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Can we be bothered? How racism persists in the workplace

23 Mar 2018

While great progress has been made with tackling racism in recent decades, Professor Binna Kandola argues that it lives on...

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