Gender

Proposed requirement to publish family-friendly policies: implications for employers

The government is exploring the possibility of a new law requiring employers with more than 250 employees to publish details...

How menopause policies can help to reduce employment tribunal risk

19 Oct 2018

If women’s menopause symptoms are not treated sensitively, employers can face increased risks of claims for sex and disability discrimination....

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Grant Thornton boss Sacha Romanovitch resigns after partner disquiet

16 Oct 2018

Sacha Romanovitch, the first female head of a major professional services firm, is to resign at the end of the...

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Mercer announces it will offer trans benefits under private medical scheme

16 Oct 2018

Benefits consultancy Mercer has announced it will offer a suite of trans benefits as part of its private medical scheme...

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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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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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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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Top law firm points to lack of clarity over including partners in gender pay sums

3 Aug 2018

Leading UK-headquartered law firm Allen & Overy (A&O) has come under fire from MPs for failing to include £1.5m of...

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Widen gender pay gap reporting to firms with over 50 staff, say MPs

2 Aug 2018

The gender pay gap reporting requirement should be widened to include organisations that employ more than 50 people and the...

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Women’s career development is as big a problem as the gender pay gap

30 Jul 2018

It’s not the pay differential that really gets under the skin of female employees, it’s the persistent feeling that men...

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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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Concerns grow over cyber security skills gap

24 Jul 2018

Last week in parliament, MPs and peers accused the government of lacking urgency in its work to tackle the shortage...

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Women facing routine workplace bias; warning issued on rights after Brexit

23 Jul 2018

Survey figures released last week indicate that women are routinely discriminated against at small and medium-sized businesses in the UK...

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Gender diversity in FTSE 350 boardrooms is stalling

18 Jul 2018

The number of women in executive positions at FTSE 350 companies has flatlined, suggesting that organisations face a significant challenge...

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UK employers outshine global competitors in gender pay equality

11 Jul 2018

Almost six in 10 UK employers are taking action to address their gender pay gap in response to the new...

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