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Top 10 HR questions November 2017: Gender pay gap reporting looms large

Employers have just under five months left to publish their gender pay gap reports. Most employers covered by the gender...

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Employers reluctant to report gender pay gap figures, finds XpertHR

24 Nov 2017

Employers are holding back from publishing their gender pay gap figures, despite having already carried out the calculations required under...

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Metropolitan Police collars Award for Diversity and Inclusion

23 Nov 2017

London’s police force has made great strides in recruiting more black and ethnic minority officers and has redesigned its selection ...

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Liv Garfield of utilities company Severn Trent is one of just seven female CEOs in the FTSE100

Extend gender boardroom targets to FTSE 350: Hampton-Alexander review

9 Nov 2017

Gender boardroom targets should be extended beyond the FTSE 100 to the FTSE 350, Sir Philip Hampton has urged.

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Why do female employees miss out on work-based training?

19 Oct 2017

Research published this month found that male employees are far more likely to receive training at work than women. The...

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Sexual harassment: how to make staff take complaints seriously

12 Oct 2017

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has once again placed the spotlight on sexual harassment reporting. Victims of sexual harassment are often...

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A protest in New York in July about a US government decision to ban transgender people from serving in the US military is an example of efforts to raise awareness of the rights of transgender people in the workplace. Erik McGregor/SIPA/PA Images

Six ways to be more inclusive of transgender people in the workplace

11 Oct 2017

HR has a key role in preventing discrimination against transgender people. Jennie Kermode, author of a new book on transgender...

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Asda equal pay claims: What are the implications for similar employers?

10 Oct 2017

As the latest stage of the UK’s largest ever private sector equal pay claim, against supermarket giant Asda, begins tomorrow,...

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The CMI/XpertHR research found the overall gender pay gap to be 26.8%; in HR it was just 10.0%.

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than male colleagues

25 Sep 2017

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than their male counterparts – equivalent to a gender pay gap of 10% –...

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Jobs market lags behind demand for flexible working

19 Sep 2017

Employees’ desire for flexible working far exceeds companies’ capacity to offer it, a report published today has found.
According to...

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Scottish districts top ranking for women to work and live

14 Sep 2017

Two Scottish local authorities have emerged as the best places for women to live and work in, according to a...

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Female HR directors more likely to view workplace as sexist, reports charity

4 Sep 2017

Almost half of female HR directors and decision-makers think their workplaces are sexist, compared with just a quarter of men...

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Anne Milton: Offering returnships will give women real options over their career path.

Minister for Women Anne Milton on why returnships matter

28 Aug 2017

As the Government announces four new returnship programmes for the public sector and launches a consultation on how to support...

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Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes gender pay gap

23 Aug 2017

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published details of its gender pay gap, showing that on average its...

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BBC and gender pay: Why getting it right is not always simple

10 Aug 2017

The BBC could face spending millions of pounds to boost female broadcasters’ salaries after stars threatened action over a gender...

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